Verdell Mathis - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SP
15
1931-1945
40.3
7.2
-0.0
33.7
-0.5
2
SP
16
1928-1947
36.4
0.1
-0.1
36.4
-0.0
3
SP
15
1933-1948
31.4
4.0
-0.2
27.7
-0.2
4
SP
12
1937-1948
23.4
1.9
-0.4
22.0
-0.1
5
SP
14
1931-1948
19.8
1.0
-0.1
19.0
-0.1
6
SP
10
1934-1946
17.6
4.2
-0.1
13.3
0.0
7
SP
8
1941-1948
16.3
0.9
0.0
15.4
-0.0
8
SP
11
1936-1948
16.0
0.6
-0.3
15.8
-0.1
9
SP
10
1937-1947
15.5
-1.3
0.0
16.8
-0.0
10
SP
13
1931-1948
15.1
0.3
0.0
15.2
-0.4
11
SP
17
1924-1945
14.0
-1.3
-0.0
15.3
-0.0
12
SP
21
1920-1944
12.2
0.0
0.1
12.3
-0.2
13
SP
8
1939-1948
12.0
-0.9
0.0
12.9
-0.0
14
SP
10
1932-1945
11.1
0.3
-0.4
11.2
-0.1
15
SP
12
1936-1948
10.9
1.9
-0.0
9.6
-0.0
16
SP
10
1936-1945
9.5
1.5
-0.1
8.1
-0.0
17
SP
11
1931-1947
8.9
-0.9
0.1
9.7
-0.0
18
SP
5
1944-1948
8.8
1.9
0.2
6.6
-0.0
19
SP
8
1936-1945
8.8
0.3
-0.0
8.5
-0.0
20
SP
9
1940-1948
8.5
-0.3
-0.0
8.8
0.0
21
SP
10
1936-1948
7.8
-0.6
-0.1
8.5
-0.0
22
SP
7
1940-1946
7.6
-0.2
0.0
7.9
-0.1
23
SP
13
1933-1946
7.5
0.8
-0.2
6.9
-0.0
24
SP
5
1944-1948
7.4
0.5
0.0
6.9
-0.0
25
SP
9
1940-1948
7.3
0.6
0.4
6.5
-0.1
26
SP
6
1942-1948
7.2
0.7
-0.0
6.5
-0.0
27
SP
9
1937-1948
7.2
-1.1
0.0
8.3
-0.0
28
SP
8
1938-1945
6.6
-0.0
0.0
6.6
-0.0
29
SP
21
1928-1948
6.3
-2.6
-0.0
9.0
-0.0
30
SP
8
1935-1945
6.2
-0.0
0.0
6.2
0.0
31
SP
23
1917-1944
5.7
2.2
-0.6
3.9
0.1
32
SP
10
1938-1948
5.7
-0.7
0.0
6.4
0.0
33
SP
12
1933-1948
5.6
-0.8
0.0
6.4
0.0
34
SP
14
1926-1944
5.3
-2.3
-0.0
7.6
-0.0
35
SP
9
1940-1948
5.0
-2.0
0.0
7.0
0.0
36
SP
11
1934-1948
4.8
0.8
-0.1
4.1
-0.1
37
SP
5
1942-1948
4.8
0.2
0.0
4.6
0.0
38
SP
6
1943-1948
4.5
0.1
-0.0
4.4
-0.0
39
SP
5
1940-1945
4.3
0.6
0.0
3.7
-0.1
40
SP
4
1941-1948
4.2
-0.2
-0.2
4.7
-0.0
41
SP
6
1940-1948
3.9
0.3
-0.5
4.2
-0.1
42
SP
7
1940-1947
3.7
0.0
0.0
3.7
-0.0
43
SP
6
1938-1944
3.1
-0.0
0.0
3.1
-0.0
44
SP
12
1937-1948
3.1
0.2
0.1
2.8
-0.0
45
SP
8
1936-1944
3.1
-0.4
-0.1
3.5
-0.0
46
SP
8
1937-1946
3.0
0.5
-0.1
2.6
-0.0
47
SP
10
1937-1947
2.9
1.3
-0.1
1.8
-0.1
48
SP
5
1943-1948
2.9
-0.4
0.0
3.2
-0.0
49
SP
6
1940-1948
2.8
-0.2
0.0
3.0
-0.0
50
SP
9
1937-1945
2.7
0.1
0.0
2.6
0.0
51
SP
2
1944-1945
2.7
-0.2
0.0
2.9
-0.0
52
SP
5
1939-1946
2.7
-0.5
0.0
3.2
0.0
53
SP
6
1943-1948
2.5
-0.2
0.0
2.7
0.0
54
SP
7
1937-1945
2.5
-0.5
0.0
3.0
0.0
55
SP
10
1937-1948
2.4
-0.6
0.0
3.0
0.0
56
SP
6
1940-1945
2.3
-0.0
0.0
2.4
0.0
57
SP
2
1944-1945
2.1
-0.0
0.0
2.2
0.0
58
SP
13
1925-1948
2.1
-0.2
-0.3
2.6
-0.0
59
SP
12
1933-1946
1.7
1.0
-0.1
0.9
-0.2
60
SP
2
1943-1946
1.5
-0.2
0.0
1.8
-0.0
61
SP
2
1944-1945
1.5
-0.3
0.0
1.8
0.0
62
SP
14
1933-1948
1.5
-0.6
0.1
2.0
-0.0
63
SP
7
1939-1946
1.4
-0.3
-0.0
1.6
-0.0
64
SP
2
1944-1945
1.3
0.4
0.0
0.9
-0.0
65
SP
2
1941-1944
1.3
-0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
66
SP
9
1934-1945
1.1
-0.4
-0.0
1.5
-0.0
67
SP
7
1941-1947
1.0
-0.8
0.0
1.8
0.0
68
SP
2
1940-1948
0.9
0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
69
SP
5
1941-1945
0.9
-0.5
0.0
1.4
0.0
70
SP
7
1941-1947
0.8
-0.3
-0.0
1.0
0.1
71
SP
3
1930-1945
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
72
SP
2
1944-1945
0.7
-0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
73
SP
4
1943-1948
0.6
0.4
0.2
-0.0
-0.0
74
SP
2
1944-1945
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
75
SP
9
1932-1946
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.5
-0.0
76
SP
6
1941-1946
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.8
0.0
77
SP
4
1940-1947
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
78
SP
6
1935-1944
0.4
-0.8
0.0
1.2
0.0
79
SP
1
1944
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
80
SP
8
1937-1946
0.3
-0.2
-0.0
0.5
-0.0
81
SP
6
1937-1944
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
82
SP
4
1940-1948
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.1
0.0
83
SP
6
1940-1948
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
84
SP
4
1944-1948
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
85
SP
5
1943-1948
-0.5
0.4
-0.2
-0.8
-0.0
86
SP
5
1941-1945
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
0.0
87
SP
6
1942-1948
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
88
SP
5
1940-1944
-0.6
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
89
SP
5
1940-1946
-0.8
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
90
SP
4
1944-1947
-1.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.9
0.0
91
SP
4
1941-1946
-1.1
0.0
0.0
-1.1
0.0
92
SP
5
1941-1946
-2.4
-0.0
0.0
-2.4
0.0
93
SP
5
1939-1946
-2.7
-0.2
-0.1
-2.4
-0.0

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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