William Sumrall - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

William Sumrall



William Howard Sumrall
(Big Train)
Last name also spelled Summerall
Born: December 4, 1916 in Deering, MO
Died: October 29, 1964 in Gary, IN
          (47 years old)

Bats:
Throws:
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery (Gary, IN)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
NBY
NN2
21
RP
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.2
3
3
3
1
0
0
0
0
6
40.50
13
MRS
NAL
23
RP
1
1
.500
5
1
0
0
0
14.0
9
8
17
5
2
0
0
5.14
73
2
2
RP
1
1
.500
6
1
0
0
0
14.2
12
11
20
1
5
2
0
0
6
6.75
60
162 Game Average
10
10
.500
58
10
0
0
0
142.1
117
107
194
68
49
19
0
0
408
6.75
60
 
Team Lg Pos
1
New York Black Yankees
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0.2
3
3
3
1
0
0
0
0
6
40.50
13
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
1
1
.500
5
1
0
0
0
14.0
9
8
17
5
2
0
0
5.14
73



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
NBY
NN2
21
RP
0.2
4.50
1.54
0.0%
10.9%
0.0%
9.2%
1.19
16.7%
1.4%
MRS
NAL
23
RP
14.0
1.57
1.32
3.2%
14.0%
7.9%
7.9%
0.40
1.77
2
2
RP
14.2
1.70
1.33
2.9%
13.7%
7.2%
8.0%
0.40
1.74
16.7%
1.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
New York Black Yankees
-
0.2
4.50
1.54
0.0%
10.9%
0.0%
9.2%
0.00
1.19
16.7%
1.4%
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
14.0
1.57
1.32
3.2%
14.0%
7.9%
7.9%
0.40
1.77



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
NBY
NN2
21
RP
1
6
5
3
3
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
.600
.600
1.400
2.000
MRS
NAL
23
RP
5
9
17
5
2
0
2
2
RP
6
6
5
12
20
1
0
1
0
5
2
0
1
0
.600
.600
1.400
2.000
 
Team Lg Pos
1
New York Black Yankees
-
1
6
5
3
3
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
.600
.600
1.400
2.000
1
Memphis Red Sox
RP
5
9
17
5
2
0
.000
.000
.000
.000

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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