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Verdell Mathis



Verdell Mathis
(Lefty)

Born: November 18, 1914 in Crawfordsville, AR
Died: October 30, 1998 in Memphis, TN
          (83 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 150
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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
25
CF
1
3
.250
9
4
2
0
0
50.2
25
18
42
14
28
0
1
3.20
117
MULT
MULT
26
SP
6
7
.462
18
10
7
0
0
100.1
51
42
103
47
53
0
0
339
3.77
120
MULT
MULT
27
SP
4
5
.444
12
8
7
1
1
69.1
34
23
65
0
13
34
0
0
0
16
2.99
109
28
SP
6
4
.600
15
10
7
1
0
88.1
40
34
91
2
21
44
1
2
384
3.46
118
29
LF
1
1
.500
4
3
1
0
0
19.2
10
8
21
0
3
14
0
0
0
11
3.66
94
30
SP
3
1
.750
5
5
3
0
0
31.0
14
8
31
0
3
18
0
0
2
10
2.32
187
MRS
NAL
31
LF
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
3
2
6
2
6
0
0
2.25
184
MRS
NAL
32
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
0
0
9.0
6
5
8
1
5
5
0
0
39
5.00
86
MRS
NAL
33
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
1
0
0
21.1
16
13
26
2
11
16
0
0
100
5.48
86
9
6
SP
23
24
.489
69
45
30
2
1
397.2
199
153
393
5
119
218
1
0
5
899
3.46
119
162 Game Average
14
14
.489
41
27
18
1
1
237.1
119
91
234
9
71
130
1
0
4
1036
3.46
119
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
19
19
.500
56
38
25
2
1
323.0
160
120
314
5
77
185
1
0
5
560
3.34
118
1
vs Latin Leagues
4
5
.444
13
7
5
0
74.2
39
33
79
42
33
339
3.98
120
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
15
16
.484
46
30
22
1
1
275.2
134
98
270
4
67
155
1
4
412
3.20
120
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
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
4
5
.444
13
7
5
0
74.2
39
33
79
42
33
339
3.98
120
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
494
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
104



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MRS
NAL
25
CF
50.2
1.11
1.32
13.7%
14.4%
6.8%
8.1%
2.00
1.77
MULT
MULT
26
SP
100.1
1.50
1.55
12.0%
12.7%
10.6%
8.5%
1.13
1.14
MULT
MULT
27
SP
69.1
1.13
1.23
12.1%
11.0%
4.6%
6.5%
2.62
1.49
0.0%
28
SP
88.1
1.27
1.36
11.5%
11.7%
5.5%
8.3%
2.10
1.53
0.5%
0.6%
29
LF
19.2
1.22
1.26
17.3%
10.4%
3.7%
6.4%
4.67
1.66
0.0%
30
SP
31.0
1.10
1.41
14.2%
10.6%
2.4%
10.7%
6.00
1.52
0.0%
MRS
NAL
31
LF
8.0
1.00
1.43
19.4%
14.0%
6.5%
8.6%
3.00
1.62
MRS
NAL
32
SP
9.0
1.44
1.51
12.8%
12.3%
12.8%
9.0%
1.00
1.37
2.6%
0.8%
MRS
NAL
33
SP
21.1
1.73
1.57
16.0%
12.6%
11.0%
8.9%
1.45
1.42
2.0%
0.9%
9
6
SP
397.2
1.29
1.40
12.9%
11.9%
7.0%
8.4%
1.83
1.45
0.9%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Negro Leagues
323.0
1.21
1.33
13.7%
12.5%
5.7%
7.7%
2.40
1.60
0.9%
0.6%
1
vs Latin Leagues
74.2
1.62
1.66
9.7%
9.4%
12.4%
11.3%
0.79
0.83
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
275.2
1.22
1.33
13.4%
12.9%
5.8%
7.7%
2.31
1.69
1.0%
0.6%
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
74.2
1.62
1.66
9.7%
9.4%
12.4%
11.3%
0.79
0.83
1
Chicago American Giants
-
3.1
3.30
1.23
14.3%
14.3%
4.8%
7.1%
3.00
2.02
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
1.73
16.2%
13.8%
5.4%
10.7%
3.00
1.29
0.0%
0.5%
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
25.2
1.17
1.56
14.4%
11.3%
6.3%
9.2%
2.29
1.22
0.9%
0.7%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
25
CF
9
25
42
14
28
1
MULT
MULT
26
SP
18
339
51
103
47
53
0
MULT
MULT
27
SP
12
16
14
34
65
1
0
0
0
13
34
0
1
0
0
4.643
2.889
4.714
7.603
28
SP
15
384
352
40
91
12
7
2
5
21
44
2
9
.259
.304
.349
.653
29
LF
4
11
10
10
21
0
1
0
0
3
14
0
0
1
0
2.100
1.714
2.300
4.014
30
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
31
LF
1
3
6
2
6
0
MRS
NAL
32
SP
1
39
33
6
8
1
1
1
0
5
5
0
1
1
.242
.342
.424
.766
MRS
NAL
33
SP
4
100
86
16
26
4
1
2
1
11
16
0
3
0
.302
.381
.442
.823
9
6
SP
69
899
504
199
393
18
10
5
6
0
119
218
5
14
1
1
.262
.317
.367
.684
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
56
560
504
160
314
18
10
5
6
0
77
185
5
14
1
1
.262
.317
.367
.684
1
vs Latin Leagues
13
339
39
79
42
33
.000
.000
.000
.000
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
46
412
370
134
270
14
6
4
5
67
155
4
11
1
.276
.332
.378
.710
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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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