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
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Notes:


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

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Statistical and biographical data for the The Negro Leagues Database, except 1923 and 1933, were compiled by Gary Ashwill. Copyright 2011-2013 Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1923 were compiled by Patrick Rock. Copyright 2011-2013 Patrick Rock. All rights reserved. Playing statistics for 1933 were compiled by Scott Simkus. Copyright 2013 Scott Simkus. All rights reserved.


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