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
Biographical
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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
BEG/PS
18.1
-0.3
0.0
18.4
-0.0
2
CF
8
1939
1948
BEG
16.5
15.6
1.3
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
BEG/PS
7.4
7.2
0.0
-0.2
0.4
5
2B
3
1946
1948
BEG
6.2
2.7
2.9
0.0
0.6
6
SP
7
1939
1948
BEG
6.1
-2.4
0.0
8.6
-0.0
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
4.6
4.2
0.9
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
4.2
-0.8
0.1
4.9
-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
1B
4
1941
1948
BEG
3.3
4.7
-0.4
0.0
-1.0
15
SP
5
1944
1948
BEG
3.2
-1.0
-0.0
4.2
-0.0
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
LF
1
1947
1947
BEG
2.6
2.8
0.1
0.0
-0.3
19
C
1
1945
1945
HG
2.5
2.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
20
3B
8
1939
1947
BEG
2.4
1.9
0.1
-0.1
0.5
21
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
2.2
-0.3
0.0
2.4
0.0
22
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
2.1
-0.2
0.0
2.3
0.0
23
2B
1
1944
1944
PS
2.0
1.8
0.0
0.0
0.2
24
SS
1
1944
1944
PS
2.0
1.7
0.0
0.0
0.3
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
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
1.9
-0.6
0.0
2.5
0.0
28
1B
3
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
1.8
2.0
0.3
0.0
-0.5
29
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.8
0.1
-0.0
1.7
-0.0
30
1B
1
1945
1945
HG
1.7
1.9
0.0
0.0
-0.2
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
SP
2
1938
1939
BCA
1.3
-0.2
0.0
1.5
0.0
39
RF
1
1944
1944
PS
1.3
1.5
0.0
0.0
-0.2
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
CF
1
1938
1938
BCA
1.0
0.2
0.9
0.0
-0.1
44
CF
1
1944
1944
PS
1.0
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
45
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.9
-0.3
0.0
1.3
-0.0
46
RP
3
1938
1940
BCA/BEG
0.9
-0.2
0.0
1.2
0.0
47
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
0.9
1.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
48
SS
1
1945
1945
HG
0.9
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.2
49
C
1
1944
1944
PS
0.8
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
50
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.8
-0.3
0.0
1.1
0.0
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
1B
2
1944
1945
BEG
0.4
0.7
0.0
0.0
-0.3
66
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.4
0.1
-0.1
0.4
-0.0
67
3B
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.4
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.0
68
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
69
RF
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.0
70
CF
2
1938
1939
BCA
0.3
-0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.0
71
2B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
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
SP
1
1941
1941
BEG
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
76
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
77
SP
4
1939
1945
BEG
0.1
-0.7
0.0
0.9
0.0
78
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
79
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.1
80
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.2
-0.0
81
2B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
SP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.4
-0.0
83
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
84
C
1
1939
1939
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
RP
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
86
C
1
1948
1948
BEG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
87
RP
1
1945
1945
HG
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
88
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
89
C
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
RP
1
1940
1940
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
1B
1
1945
1945
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
93
RF
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
94
RP
2
1945
1946
BEG
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
-0.0
95
3B
1
1939
1939
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
96
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
RF
2
1940
1946
BEG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
99
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1947
1947
BEG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
102
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
RF
1
1941
1941
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
104
-
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
108
SS
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
LF
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
110
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
112
CF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
113
3B
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
114
3B
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
LF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-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
SS
3
1939
1948
BEG
-0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
118
3B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
RF
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
121
RF
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.1
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
122
2B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
123
LF
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
124
3B
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
126
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
127
C
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
129
RF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
130
SS
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
131
SS
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
133
3B
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
134
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
135
LF
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
136
2B
1
1946
1946
BEG
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
RP
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
138
SS
2
1938
1945
BCA/HG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
139
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
140
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
141
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
142
SP
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
143
SP
1
1947
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
144
LF
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
145
C
2
1946
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.5
0.2
0.0
0.1
146
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
147
C
2
1940
1947
BEG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
148
2B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.2
149
RP
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
150
RF
5
1939
1946
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.3
151
1B
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
152
3B
2
1938
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
153
RP
2
1939
1940
BEG
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
154
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
155
SP
5
1939
1946
BEG
-0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.6
-0.1
156
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
157
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
158
C
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
159
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
160
-
1
1940
1940
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
161
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
162
C
5
1941
1946
BEG
-0.4
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.4
163
-
1
1944
1944
BEG
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
164
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
165
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
166
-
1
1939
1939
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
167
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
168
1B
1
1942
1942
BEG
-0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
169
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.5
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.0
170
SP
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.5
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
171
C
3
1940
1948
BEG
-0.5
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.1
172
-
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.5
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
173
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
174
RP
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.6
-0.2
0.1
-0.6
0.0
175
-
1
1938
1938
BCA
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
176
-
1
1948
1948
BEG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
177
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
178
SP
1
1944
1944
PS
-0.7
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
-0.1
179
SP
3
1946
1948
BEG
-0.8
-0.4
-0.0
-0.3
-0.0
180
-
1
1939
1939
BCA
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
181
3B
1
1945
1945
HG
-0.8
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
182
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
0.0
183
SP
4
1940
1946
BEG
-1.2
-0.9
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
184
-
1
1945
1945
BEG
-1.4
-0.3
0.0
-1.2
0.0
185
-
2
1938
1940
BEG/BCA
-1.4
-0.1
0.0
-1.3
0.0
186
C
3
1946
1948
BEG
-1.6
-1.9
0.0
0.0
0.3

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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