Sam Gordon - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Gordon



Samuel Simon Gordon


Born: April 21, 1878 in Fraziers Bottom, WV
Died: November 30, 1962 in Beckley, WV
          (84 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 210
Biographical
Wikipedia BR Bullpen SABR Index SABR BioProject
Photos & Videos
Google Photos / + Baseball Yahoo Photos / + Baseball MLB.com YouTube

Notes:


• College: Wabash College (Crawfordsville, IN)
• Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery (Huntington, WV)
• Visit Manager Page


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
ABC
WES
30
C
5
16
14
3
6
3
0
0
2
0
1
1
0
.429
.500
.643
1.143
196
CIU
WES
33
1B
1
5
5
2
4
1
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
.800
.800
1.600
2.400
589
WES
34
1B
5
23
16
2
3
0
1
0
1
0
6
0
1
.188
.409
.313
.722
114
FLP
WES
35
1B
3
14
13
2
3
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
.231
.286
.231
.516
45
4
4
C
14
58
48
9
16
4
1
1
7
1
7
2
1
.333
.439
.521
.959
162
162 Game Average
671
555
104
185
46
12
12
81
12
81
23
12
.333
.439
.521
.959
162
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
C
5
16
14
3
6
3
0
0
2
0
1
1
0
.429
.500
.643
1.143
196
1
Chicago Union Giants
1B
1
5
5
2
4
1
0
1
3
0
0
0
0
.800
.800
1.600
2.400
589
1
Chicago Giants
C
2
10
7
1
3
0
1
0
1
0
2
0
1
.429
.556
.714
1.270
272
2
French Lick Plutos
1B
6
27
22
3
3
0
0
0
1
1
4
1
0
.136
.296
.136
.433
21



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
ABC
WES
16
.504
.335
6.3%
8.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.214
.142
CIU
WES
5
1.054
.313
0.0%
7.1%
20.0%
0.8%
.800
.099
WES
23
.352
.316
26.1%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.125
.083
FLP
WES
14
.257
.327
0.0%
6.4%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.095
4
4
58
.432
.324
12.1%
7.1%
1.7%
0.7%
.188
.105
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Indianapolis ABCs I
16
.504
.335
6.3%
8.1%
0.0%
1.0%
.214
.142
1
Chicago Union Giants
5
1.054
.313
0.0%
7.1%
20.0%
0.8%
.800
.099
1
Chicago Giants
10
.511
.316
20.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.5%
.286
.083
2
French Lick Plutos
27
.244
.321
14.8%
6.6%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com. For any other questions/comments/suggestions, please contact the web developer at BaseballGauge@gmail.com.

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