Luther McDonald - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Luther McDonald



Luther McDonald
(Vet; Old Soul)

Born: February 6, 1906 in Greene County, MS
Died: May 1, 1976 in Chicago, IL
          (70 years old)

Bats:
Throws: R
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Notes:


• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
SLS
22
SP
7
6
.538
21
13
8
0
0
105.1
57
42
123
4
21
27
1
3
459
3.59
118
NNL
25
SP
6
4
.600
13
9
9
2
0
95.1
34
24
106
1
19
44
0
4
400
2.27
187
CAG
NN2
29
RP
0
0
7
2
0
0
1
20.2
19
16
33
4
6
5
0
1
98
6.97
67
3
3
SP
13
10
.565
41
24
17
2
1
221.1
110
82
262
9
46
76
1
8
957
3.33
130
162 Game Average
14
10
.565
43
25
18
2
1
231.2
115
86
274
9
48
80
1
8
1001
3.33
130
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
7
6
.538
21
13
8
0
0
105.1
57
42
123
4
21
27
1
3
459
3.59
118
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
2
1
.667
6
3
3
0
0
41.0
17
13
52
1
8
19
0
1
174
2.85
152
2
Chicago American Giants
SP
4
3
.571
14
8
6
2
1
75.0
36
27
87
4
17
30
0
4
324
3.24
138



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
SLS
22
SP
105.1
1.37
1.39
5.9%
10.8%
4.6%
7.2%
1.29
1.55
0.9%
1.2%
NNL
25
SP
95.1
1.31
1.45
11.0%
11.8%
4.8%
8.8%
2.32
1.34
0.3%
1.0%
CAG
NN2
29
RP
20.2
1.89
1.46
5.1%
11.4%
6.1%
8.3%
0.83
1.37
4.1%
1.5%
3
3
SP
221.1
1.39
1.42
7.9%
10.9%
4.8%
7.7%
1.65
1.44
0.9%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
105.1
1.37
1.39
5.9%
10.1%
4.6%
6.5%
1.29
1.55
0.9%
1.0%
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
41.0
1.46
1.47
10.9%
11.7%
4.6%
8.8%
2.38
1.32
0.6%
1.0%
2
Chicago American Giants
SP
75.0
1.39
1.44
9.3%
11.7%
5.2%
8.6%
1.76
1.36
1.2%
1.1%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
SLS
22
SP
21
459
416
57
123
13
7
4
4
21
27
3
19
6
.296
.334
.389
.724
NNL
25
SP
13
400
370
34
106
12
3
1
5
19
44
4
7
10
.286
.328
.343
.671
CAG
NN2
29
RP
7
98
88
19
33
5
2
4
2
6
5
1
3
2
.375
.421
.614
1.035
3
3
SP
41
957
874
110
262
30
12
9
11
46
76
8
29
18
.300
.341
.392
.733
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis Stars I
SP
21
459
416
57
123
13
7
4
4
21
27
3
19
6
.296
.334
.389
.724
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
6
174
160
17
52
6
2
1
4
8
19
1
5
5
.325
.361
.406
.767
2
Chicago American Giants
SP
14
324
298
36
87
11
3
4
3
17
30
4
5
7
.292
.339
.389
.728

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