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)

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• Buried: Lincoln Cemetery (Blue Island, IL)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
SLS
NNL
21
SP
13
4
.765
26
15
8
0
1
138.2
83
66
171
33
41
2
2
4.28
88
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
SLS
NNL
23
SP
4
3
.571
10
5
1
0
0
37.1
39
30
62
19
6
0
1
7.23
59
CAG
NNL
24
SP
5
9
.357
22
15
8
0
0
128.1
80
67
156
31
34
0
1
4.70
101
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
6
3
SP
35
26
.574
99
59
34
2
2
525.2
312
245
651
9
129
157
3
12
957
4.19
101
162 Game Average
15
11
.574
43
25
15
1
1
226.1
134
105
280
9
56
68
1
5
1001
4.19
101
 
Team Lg Pos
3
St. Louis Stars I
SP
24
13
.649
57
33
17
0
1
281.1
179
138
356
4
73
74
3
6
459
4.41
91
3
Chicago American Giants
SP
9
12
.429
36
23
14
2
1
203.1
116
94
243
4
48
64
0
5
324
4.16
112
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



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
SLS
NNL
21
SP
138.2
1.47
1.38
6.7%
10.2%
5.4%
7.3%
1.24
1.40
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%
SLS
NNL
23
SP
37.1
2.17
1.41
3.2%
10.3%
10.0%
7.6%
0.32
1.35
CAG
NNL
24
SP
128.1
1.46
1.41
6.1%
11.3%
5.5%
7.7%
1.10
1.47
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%
6
3
SP
525.2
1.48
1.41
6.8%
10.8%
5.6%
7.6%
1.22
1.43
0.9%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
3
St. Louis Stars I
SP
281.1
1.52
1.39
5.9%
10.2%
5.8%
7.1%
1.01
1.45
0.9%
1.0%
3
Chicago American Giants
SP
203.1
1.43
1.42
7.2%
11.5%
5.4%
8.0%
1.33
1.43
1.2%
1.1%
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%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
SLS
NNL
21
SP
26
83
171
33
41
2
SLS
22
SP
21
459
416
57
123
13
7
4
4
21
27
3
19
6
.296
.334
.389
.724
SLS
NNL
23
SP
10
39
62
19
6
1
CAG
NNL
24
SP
22
80
156
31
34
1
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
6
3
SP
99
957
874
312
651
30
12
9
11
129
157
12
29
18
.300
.341
.392
.733
 
Team Lg Pos
3
St. Louis Stars I
SP
57
459
416
179
356
13
7
4
4
73
74
6
19
6
.296
.334
.389
.724
3
Chicago American Giants
SP
36
324
298
116
243
11
3
4
3
48
64
5
5
7
.292
.339
.389
.728
1
Detroit Stars I
SP
6
174
160
17
52
6
2
1
4
8
19
1
5
5
.325
.361
.406
.767

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