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Verdell Mathis



Verdell Jackson Mathis
(Lefty)

Born: November 18, 1913 in Crawfordsville, AR
Died: October 30, 1998 in Memphis, TN
          (84 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 155
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Notes:


• High School: Booker T. Washington HS (Memphis, TN)
• Buried: Memphis Memory Gardens (Memphis, TN)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
26
CF
1
3
.250
9
4
2
0
0
50.2
25
18
42
14
28
0
1
3.20
117
MULT
MULT
27
SP
6
7
.462
18
10
7
0
0
100.1
51
42
103
47
53
0
0
339
3.77
114
MULT
MULT
28
SP
4
5
.444
12
8
7
1
1
69.1
34
23
65
0
13
34
0
0
0
16
2.99
109
29
SP
6
4
.600
15
10
7
1
0
88.1
40
34
91
2
21
44
1
2
384
3.46
118
30
LF
1
1
.500
4
3
1
0
0
19.2
10
8
21
0
3
14
0
0
0
11
3.66
93
31
SP
3
1
.750
5
5
3
0
0
31.0
14
8
31
0
3
18
0
0
2
10
2.32
186
MRS
NAL
32
LF
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
3
2
6
2
6
0
0
2.25
184
MRS
NAL
33
SP
1
0
1.000
2
2
1
0
0
12.1
11
9
12
1
13
9
0
0
0
62
6.57
69
MRS
NAL
34
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
1
0
0
21.0
16
13
25
2
11
16
0
1
0
98
5.57
87
9
6
SP
23
24
.489
70
46
30
2
1
400.2
204
157
396
5
127
222
1
1
5
920
3.53
116
162 Game Average
13
14
.489
41
27
18
1
1
235.0
120
92
232
8
74
130
1
4
4
1026
3.53
116
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
19
19
.500
57
39
25
2
1
326.0
165
124
317
5
85
189
1
1
5
581
3.42
116
1
vs Latin Leagues
4
5
.444
13
7
5
0
74.2
39
33
79
42
33
339
3.98
112
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
15
16
.484
47
31
22
1
1
278.2
139
102
273
4
75
159
1
1
4
433
3.29
118
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
4
5
.444
13
7
5
0
74.2
39
33
79
42
33
339
3.98
112
1
Chicago American Giants
-
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
3.1
8
7
10
1
3
0
0
18.90
20
1
NAL All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
4
0
5
0
0
0.00
0
3
West All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
3
2
0
0
0
9.1
3
1
7
0
2
6
0
0
0
37
0.96
489
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
2
2
.500
5
4
2
0
0
25.2
15
14
23
1
7
16
0
1
111
4.91
103



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MRS
NAL
26
CF
50.2
1.11
1.32
13.7%
14.4%
6.8%
8.1%
2.00
1.77
MULT
MULT
27
SP
100.1
1.50
1.50
12.0%
12.8%
10.6%
8.4%
1.13
1.16
MULT
MULT
28
SP
69.1
1.13
1.23
12.1%
11.0%
4.6%
6.5%
2.62
1.49
0.0%
29
SP
88.1
1.27
1.36
11.5%
11.7%
5.5%
8.3%
2.10
1.53
0.5%
0.6%
30
LF
19.2
1.22
1.25
17.3%
10.5%
3.7%
6.3%
4.67
1.67
0.0%
31
SP
31.0
1.10
1.41
14.2%
10.6%
2.4%
10.7%
6.00
1.52
0.0%
MRS
NAL
32
LF
8.0
1.00
1.43
19.4%
14.0%
6.5%
8.6%
3.00
1.62
MRS
NAL
33
SP
12.1
2.03
1.57
14.5%
12.0%
21.0%
9.6%
0.69
1.25
1.6%
0.8%
MRS
NAL
34
SP
21.0
1.71
1.59
16.3%
12.9%
11.2%
9.4%
1.45
1.36
2.0%
0.9%
9
6
SP
400.2
1.31
1.39
13.0%
12.0%
7.4%
8.4%
1.75
1.45
0.9%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Negro Leagues
326.0
1.23
1.34
13.8%
12.5%
6.2%
7.8%
2.22
1.59
0.9%
0.6%
1
vs Latin Leagues
74.2
1.62
1.60
9.7%
9.5%
12.4%
11.0%
0.79
0.87
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
278.2
1.25
1.34
13.5%
12.9%
6.4%
7.8%
2.12
1.67
0.9%
0.6%
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
74.2
1.62
1.60
9.7%
9.5%
12.4%
11.0%
0.79
0.87
1
Chicago American Giants
-
3.1
3.30
1.22
14.3%
14.3%
4.8%
7.0%
3.00
2.03
1
NAL All Stars
SP
9.0
0.44
0.44
16.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.00
0.00
3
West All Stars
SP
9.1
0.96
1.71
16.2%
13.8%
5.4%
10.6%
3.00
1.31
0.0%
0.5%
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
25.2
1.17
1.55
14.4%
11.3%
6.3%
9.2%
2.29
1.23
0.9%
0.7%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
26
CF
9
25
42
14
28
1
MULT
MULT
27
SP
18
339
51
103
47
53
0
MULT
MULT
28
SP
12
16
14
34
65
1
0
0
0
13
34
0
1
0
0
4.643
2.889
4.714
7.603
29
SP
15
384
352
40
91
12
7
2
5
21
44
2
9
.259
.304
.349
.653
30
LF
4
11
10
10
21
0
1
0
0
3
14
0
0
1
0
2.100
1.714
2.300
4.014
31
SP
5
10
9
14
31
0
0
0
0
0
3
18
2
0
0
0
3.444
2.571
3.444
6.016
MRS
NAL
32
LF
1
3
6
2
6
0
MRS
NAL
33
SP
2
62
47
11
12
2
1
1
0
0
13
9
0
0
2
1
.255
.417
.404
.821
MRS
NAL
34
SP
4
98
84
16
25
4
1
2
1
11
16
0
0
3
0
.298
.379
.440
.819
9
6
SP
70
920
516
204
396
19
10
5
6
0
127
222
0
5
15
1
1
.262
.325
.366
.691
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
57
581
516
165
317
19
10
5
6
0
85
189
0
5
15
1
1
.262
.325
.366
.691
1
vs Latin Leagues
13
339
39
79
42
33
.000
.000
.000
.000
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
47
433
382
139
273
15
6
4
5
0
75
159
0
4
12
1
.275
.342
.377
.719
1
Chicago American Giants
-
1
8
10
1
3
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
13
339
39
79
42
33
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
NAL All Stars
SP
1
0
4
0
5
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
West All Stars
SP
3
37
33
3
7
1
1
0
0
0
2
6
0
1
1
0
.212
.250
.303
.553
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
5
111
101
15
23
3
3
1
1
7
16
1
2
.228
.284
.347
.631

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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