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


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
7
1939
1946
12.2
1
1947
1947
2.8
2
1938
1939
1.2
1
1945
1945
1.1
1
1939
1939
0.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
7
1939
1947
12.8
2
1940
1941
1.2
1
1945
1945
1.1
1
1944
1944
1.0
1
1938
1938
0.2

Right Field Yrs First Last
3
1939
1945
5.3
4
1939
1944
4.2
5
1940
1946
3.5
1
1944
1944
1.5
2
1938
1939
1.5
Shortstop Yrs First Last
1
1944
1944
1.7
9
1938
1947
1.7
1
1945
1945
0.7
1
1945
1945
-0.0
1
1938
1938
-0.0
Second Base Yrs First Last
4
1939
1946
3.8
1
1944
1944
1.8
2
1946
1947
0.8
2
1938
1939
0.2
1
1945
1945
0.1
Third Base Yrs First Last
8
1939
1947
1.9
1
1946
1946
1.6
1
1947
1947
1.3
3
1941
1944
0.8
1
1945
1945
0.6
First Base Yrs First Last
3
1941
1947
3.3
3
1938
1940
2.0
1
1945
1945
1.9
3
1939
1944
1.1
2
1944
1945
0.7
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
6
1939
1945
7.0
1
1945
1945
2.4
2
1938
1939
0.8
1
1944
1944
0.7
1
1938
1938
0.6
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
7
1939
1947
15.8
6
1939
1947
6.4
4
1939
1942
5.6
1
1945
1945
3.8
1
1944
1944
3.1
2
1946
1947
2.8
1
1947
1947
2.3
1
1945
1945
2.2
1
1945
1945
2.1
2
1941
1942
1.9
2
1938
1939
1.9
2
1939
1940
1.9
1
1946
1946
1.6
2
1938
1939
1.5
1
1944
1944
1.4
4
1942
1946
1.4
2
1944
1945
1.3
3
1940
1942
1.2
4
1944
1947
1.1
1
1940
1940
1.0
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
3
1938
1940
1.2
1
1940
1940
0.2
1
1944
1944
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.1
1
1940
1940
0.0
2
1945
1946
0.0
1
1944
1944
-0.1
1
1939
1939
-0.3
2
1939
1940
-0.3

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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