Tommy Butts - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Tommy Butts



Thomas Lee Butts
(Pee Wee; Pea Eye)

Born: August 27, 1919 in Sparta, GA
Died: December 30, 1972 in Atlanta, GA
          (53 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 142
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Notes:


• High School: Booker T. Washington HS (Atlanta, GA)
• Buried: South-View Cemetery (Atlanta, GA)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
8
1939
1948
MULT
18.0
-0.3
0.0
18.3
-0.0
2
CF
8
1939
1948
BEG/EAS
16.5
15.6
1.2
0.0
-0.3
3
LF
7
1939
1946
BEG
11.0
12.2
0.0
0.0
-1.2
4
C
6
1939
1945
MULT
7.4
7.2
0.0
-0.2
0.4
5
SP
7
1939
1948
BEG/EAS
6.4
-2.4
0.0
8.9
-0.0
6
2B
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
6.3
2.8
2.9
0.0
0.6
7
SP
4
1939
1942
BEG
5.6
-0.1
0.0
5.7
-0.0
8
RF
3
1939
1945
BEG
4.7
5.3
0.0
0.0
-0.6
9
LF
2
1947
1948
BEG/EAS
4.7
4.1
1.0
0.0
-0.4
10
2B
4
1939
1946
BEG
4.6
3.8
0.0
0.0
0.7
11
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
4.1
-0.8
0.1
4.8
-0.0
12
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
3.8
-0.2
0.0
4.1
0.0
13
RF
4
1939
1944
BEG/PS
3.7
3.5
0.0
0.7
-0.5
14
SP
5
1944
1948
BEG/EAS
3.4
-1.0
-0.0
4.4
-0.0
15
1B
4
1941
1948
BEG/EAS
3.4
4.7
-0.3
0.0
-1.0
16
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
3.1
-0.5
0.0
3.6
-0.0
17
RF
5
1940
1946
BEG
3.1
3.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
18
C
3
1944
1946
HG/EAS
2.7
2.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
19
LF
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.6
2.8
0.1
0.0
-0.3
20
3B
8
1939
1947
BEG
2.4
1.9
0.1
-0.1
0.5
21
SP
2
1945
1947
HG/EAS
2.1
-0.3
0.0
2.4
0.0
22
SS
4
1944
1948
PS/EAS
2.1
1.7
0.1
0.0
0.3
23
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
2.1
-0.2
0.0
2.3
0.0
24
2B
1
1944
1944
PS/EAS
2.0
1.8
-0.0
0.0
0.2
25
SP
2
1941
1942
BEG
1.9
0.0
0.0
1.9
-0.0
26
SP
2
1939
1940
BEG
1.9
-0.8
0.0
2.7
0.0
27
1B
4
1944
1948
HG/EAS
1.9
1.9
0.2
0.0
-0.2
28
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
1.8
-0.6
0.0
2.4
0.0
29
1B
3
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
1.8
2.0
0.3
0.0
-0.5
30
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.7
0.1
-0.0
1.6
-0.0
31
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.7
1.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
32
SP
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.6
-0.0
0.0
1.6
-0.0
33
RF
3
1944
1948
BEG
1.6
0.7
0.9
0.0
-0.0
34
SP
4
1942
1946
BEG
1.4
-0.8
0.0
2.2
0.0
35
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
1.4
0.3
0.0
1.2
-0.0
36
RF
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.4
2.4
0.1
-0.9
-0.2
37
SP
2
1944
1945
BEG
1.3
-0.5
0.0
1.9
0.0
38
RF
1
1944
1944
PS
1.3
1.5
0.0
0.0
-0.2
39
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.3
-0.2
0.0
1.5
0.0
40
CF
2
1940
1941
BEG
1.2
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
41
SP
3
1940
1942
BEG
1.2
0.1
0.0
1.1
-0.0
42
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
43
SP
2
1944
1947
EAS/PS
1.0
-0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
44
SS
3
1944
1946
HG/EAS
1.0
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.2
45
CF
1
1938
1938
BCA
1.0
0.2
0.9
0.0
-0.1
46
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.9
-0.3
0.0
1.3
-0.0
47
RP
3
1938
1940
BCA/BEG
0.9
-0.2
0.0
1.1
0.0
48
CF
2
1944
1946
PS/EAS
0.9
1.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
49
C
2
1944
1948
EAS/PS
0.9
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
50
LF
2
1944
1945
HG/EAS
0.9
1.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
51
3B
3
1941
1944
PS/BEG
0.8
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
52
3B
2
1947
1948
BEG
0.8
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.0
53
1B
3
1939
1944
BEG/PS
0.8
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
54
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
55
C
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.7
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.1
56
C
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
57
2B
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.7
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
58
C
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.6
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
59
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.0
60
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
61
RF
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.6
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.1
62
C
1
1939
1939
BEG/BCA
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
63
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
0.5
0.2
0.0
0.5
-0.2
64
SP
1
1944
1944
BEG
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.6
0.0
65
RF
3
1946
1948
BEG/EAS
0.5
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
66
1B
2
1944
1945
BEG
0.4
0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.3
67
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.4
0.1
-0.1
0.4
-0.0
68
3B
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.4
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
69
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
70
2B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
71
CF
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.3
-0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.0
72
LF
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.3
1.2
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
73
C
1
1945
1945
HG
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
75
2B
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.2
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.0
76
RP
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
77
RP
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
78
SP
2
1941
1948
BEG/EAS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
79
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
80
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
81
SP
4
1939
1945
BEG
0.1
-0.7
0.0
0.9
0.0
82
RP
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
83
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
84
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.1
85
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
86
2B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
C
2
1939
1947
EAS/BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.4
-0.0
89
1B
1
1948
1948
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
90
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
92
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
93
C
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
94
RP
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
95
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
LF
3
1946
1948
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
97
RP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
98
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
99
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
1B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
104
RF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
105
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
106
3B
2
1947
1948
EAS
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
107
RP
2
1945
1946
BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.0
108
3B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
109
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
RF
2
1940
1946
BEG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
113
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
117
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
118
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
RF
1
1941
1941
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
120
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
125
SS
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
129
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
130
3B
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
131
3B
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
133
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
135
SS
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
136
SS
3
1939
1948
BEG
-0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
137
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
RF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
140
RF
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.1
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
141
2B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
142
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
143
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
144
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
145
LF
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
146
3B
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
147
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
148
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
149
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
151
3B
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
152
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
153
SS
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
154
SS
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
-
3
1946
1948
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
156
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
157
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
158
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
159
LF
2
1945
1947
EAS/HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
160
RP
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
161
2B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
162
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
163
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
164
-
1
1948
1948
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
165
SS
2
1938
1945
BCA/HG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
166
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
167
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
168
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
169
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
170
-
1
1944
1944
EAS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
171
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
172
-
1
1946
1946
EAS
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
173
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
174
C
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.5
0.2
0.0
0.1
175
-
2
1947
1948
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
176
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
177
C
2
1940
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
178
2B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
179
RP
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
180
RF
5
1939
1946
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
181
1B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
182
3B
2
1938
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
183
RP
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
184
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
185
SP
5
1939
1946
BEG
-0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.6
-0.1
186
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
187
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
188
SP
2
1944
1946
EAS/PS
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
189
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
190
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
191
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
192
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
193
C
5
1941
1946
BEG
-0.4
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.4
194
-
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
195
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
196
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
197
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
198
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
199
-
2
1946
1947
EAS
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
200
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
201
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.5
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.0
202
C
3
1940
1948
BEG
-0.5
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.1
203
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
204
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
205
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
206
RP
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.2
0.1
-0.6
0.0
207
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
208
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
209
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
210
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG
-0.8
-0.4
-0.0
-0.4
-0.0
211
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
212
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.8
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
213
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
214
SP
4
1940
1946
BEG
-1.2
-0.9
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
215
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.4
-0.3
0.0
-1.2
0.0
216
-
2
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0
217
C
3
1946
1948
BEG
-1.6
-1.9
0.0
0.0
0.3

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James