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
7
1939
1947
BEG/PS
15.8
-0.4
0.0
16.2
0.0
2
CF
7
1939
1947
BEG
12.8
12.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
3
LF
7
1939
1946
BEG
12.2
12.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
4
C
6
1939
1945
BEG/PS
7.0
7.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
5
SP
6
1939
1947
BEG
6.4
-2.0
0.0
8.4
0.0
6
SP
4
1939
1942
BEG
5.6
-0.1
0.0
5.7
0.0
7
RF
3
1939
1945
BEG
5.3
5.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
8
RF
4
1939
1944
BEG/PS
4.2
3.5
0.0
0.7
0.0
9
2B
4
1939
1946
BEG
3.8
3.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
10
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
3.8
-0.2
0.0
4.1
0.0
11
RF
5
1940
1946
BEG
3.5
3.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
12
1B
3
1941
1947
BEG
3.3
3.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
13
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
3.1
-0.5
0.0
3.6
0.0
14
LF
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.8
2.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
15
SP
2
1946
1947
BEG
2.8
-0.6
0.0
3.4
0.0
16
C
1
1945
1945
HG
2.4
2.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
17
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.3
-0.6
0.0
2.9
0.0
18
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
2.2
-0.3
0.0
2.4
0.0
19
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
2.1
-0.2
0.0
2.3
0.0
20
1B
3
1938
1940
BCA/BEG
2.0
2.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
21
SP
2
1941
1942
BEG
1.9
0.0
0.0
1.9
0.0
22
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.9
0.1
0.0
1.8
0.0
23
SP
2
1939
1940
BEG
1.9
-0.8
0.0
2.7
0.0
24
3B
8
1939
1947
BEG
1.9
1.9
0.0
-0.1
0.0
25
1B
1
1945
1945
HG
1.9
1.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
26
2B
1
1944
1944
PS
1.8
1.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
SS
1
1944
1944
PS
1.7
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
28
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.6
1.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
29
SP
1
1946
1946
BEG
1.6
-0.0
0.0
1.6
0.0
30
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.5
-0.2
0.0
1.7
0.0
31
RF
1
1944
1944
PS
1.5
1.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
32
RF
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.5
2.4
0.0
-0.9
0.0
33
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
1.4
0.3
0.0
1.2
0.0
34
SP
4
1942
1946
BEG
1.4
-0.8
0.0
2.2
0.0
35
SP
2
1944
1945
BEG
1.3
-0.5
0.0
1.9
0.0
36
3B
1
1947
1947
BEG
1.3
1.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
37
CF
2
1940
1941
BEG
1.2
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
38
RP
3
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
1.2
-0.2
0.0
1.5
0.0
39
LF
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.2
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
40
SP
3
1940
1942
BEG
1.2
0.1
0.0
1.1
0.0
41
SP
4
1944
1947
BEG
1.1
-0.7
0.0
1.8
0.0
42
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
44
1B
3
1939
1944
PS/BEG
1.1
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
45
CF
1
1944
1944
PS
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
46
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
1.0
-0.3
0.0
1.3
0.0
47
C
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.8
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
2B
2
1946
1947
BEG
0.8
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
49
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.8
-0.3
0.0
1.1
0.0
50
3B
3
1941
1944
BEG/PS
0.8
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
51
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
52
SS
1
1945
1945
HG
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
53
1B
2
1944
1945
BEG
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
C
1
1944
1944
PS
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
0.6
0.2
0.0
0.5
0.0
56
C
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
57
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
58
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
59
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
60
C
1
1939
1939
BEG/BCA
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
SP
1
1944
1944
BEG
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.6
0.0
62
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
63
RF
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
C
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
66
SP
1
1941
1941
BEG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
67
2B
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
68
C
1
1945
1945
HG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
70
RF
2
1946
1947
BEG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
72
CF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
74
SP
4
1939
1945
BEG
0.1
-0.7
0.0
0.9
0.0
75
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.2
0.0
76
2B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.4
0.0
78
2B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
RF
2
1940
1946
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
80
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
RP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
82
RF
5
1939
1946
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
-
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
2B
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
1B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
RP
2
1945
1946
BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
89
C
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
LF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
3B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
RF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
RF
1
1941
1941
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
101
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
CF
2
1938
1939
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
SS
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
SS
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
RF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
SS
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
3B
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
SS
2
1938
1945
BCA/HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
2B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
3B
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
SS
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
126
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
127
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
3B
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
C
2
1940
1947
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
SS
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
131
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
134
3B
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
135
LF
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
136
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
137
2B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
139
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
141
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
142
2B
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.1
0.0
144
SP
5
1939
1946
BEG
-0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.6
0.0
145
1B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
RP
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
147
C
2
1940
1947
BEG
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
3B
2
1938
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
149
RP
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
150
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
151
SP
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
152
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
153
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
154
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
155
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
156
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
157
-
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
158
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
159
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
160
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
161
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
162
2B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
163
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
164
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
165
2B
2
1944
1946
BEG
-0.5
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
166
C
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.5
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
167
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.5
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
168
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
169
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
170
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
171
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
0.0
172
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
173
C
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
174
C
5
1941
1946
BEG
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
175
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
176
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.9
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.0
177
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
178
SP
4
1940
1946
BEG
-1.2
-0.9
0.0
-0.3
0.0
179
-
2
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.2
0.0
180
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.4
-0.3
0.0
-1.2
0.0

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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