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Doc Sykes



Frank Jehoy Sykes
(Sally)

Born: April 10, 1892 in Decatur, AL
Died: November 10, 1986 in Baltimore, MD
          (94 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 185
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Notes:


• College: Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA) , Howard University (Washington, DC)
• Buried: Cremated
• Relatives: Melvin Sykes (Brother)
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Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
EAS
22
SP
0
5
.000
6
6
3
0
0
38.2
28
21
40
2
18
19
0
2
171
4.89
82
EAS
23
SP
5
3
.625
13
10
5
1
1
82.2
39
29
78
1
30
48
0
0
357
3.16
110
EAS
24
SP
3
10
.231
14
12
8
0
1
99.1
65
49
120
1
36
39
1
4
442
4.44
96
MULT
EAS
25
SP
4
4
.500
10
8
6
0
0
66.0
34
27
67
0
20
27
0
0
282
3.68
93
HIL
EAS
26
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
1
0
0
12.1
11
9
13
0
4
2
0
0
49
6.57
50
BBS
EAS
28
SP
1
1
.500
2
2
2
0
0
14.0
4
2
11
0
5
8
0
0
57
1.29
157
BBS
EAS
29
SP
1
1
.500
3
2
2
0
0
17.1
2
2
11
0
3
9
0
0
64
1.04
438
30
SP
8
3
.727
12
11
10
2
0
99.0
35
20
83
2
29
45
0
4
415
1.82
242
BBS
ECL
31
SP
4
7
.364
13
13
5
0
0
77.0
67
51
93
5
22
41
6
3
347
5.96
64
BBS
ECL
32
SP
3
2
.600
9
8
4
1
0
71.0
35
26
72
26
21
1
1
3.30
117
10
7
SP
30
37
.448
84
74
46
4
2
577.1
320
236
588
11
193
259
8
14
2184
3.68
104
162 Game Average
13
16
.448
36
32
20
2
1
248.1
138
102
253
5
83
111
3
6
1053
3.68
104
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
29
37
.439
83
73
45
3
2
568.1
320
236
580
11
192
253
8
14
2150
3.74
102
1
vs Major Leagues
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
8
0
1
6
0
0
34
0.00
0
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
2
4
.333
7
7
4
0
0
51.0
28
19
51
3
20
20
1
2
221
3.35
121
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
1
2
.333
3
3
2
0
0
17.2
17
12
21
0
5
9
0
0
81
6.11
65
1
Philadelphia Giants II
1B
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.1
10
9
12
1
4
2
0
0
27
18.69
19
2
New York Lincoln Stars
SP
6
11
.353
23
18
11
1
2
154.2
81
60
161
0
55
77
0
4
673
3.49
115
1
Philadelphia All Stars
-
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
7.0
2
1
6
0
2
5
0
0
27
1.29
248
3
Hilldale Club
SP
5
5
.500
12
10
7
0
0
82.1
44
37
82
0
26
26
0
0
344
4.04
85
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
16
13
.552
37
34
21
3
0
260.1
138
98
255
7
81
120
7
8
811
3.39
113



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
EAS
22
SP
38.2
1.50
1.51
11.1%
12.9%
10.5%
7.9%
1.06
1.63
1.2%
0.5%
EAS
23
SP
82.2
1.31
1.32
13.4%
12.9%
8.4%
8.2%
1.60
1.56
0.3%
0.3%
EAS
24
SP
99.1
1.57
1.53
8.8%
11.5%
8.1%
8.7%
1.08
1.32
0.2%
0.5%
MULT
EAS
25
SP
66.0
1.32
1.35
9.6%
12.4%
7.1%
8.8%
1.35
1.42
0.0%
0.3%
HIL
EAS
26
SP
12.1
1.38
1.41
4.1%
11.3%
8.2%
8.2%
0.50
1.38
0.0%
0.4%
BBS
EAS
28
SP
14.0
1.14
1.04
14.0%
12.6%
8.8%
6.7%
1.60
1.87
0.0%
0.1%
BBS
EAS
29
SP
17.1
0.81
1.40
14.1%
11.8%
4.7%
7.9%
3.00
1.48
0.0%
1.1%
30
SP
99.0
1.13
1.45
10.8%
12.3%
7.0%
8.9%
1.55
1.33
0.5%
0.9%
BBS
ECL
31
SP
77.0
1.49
1.32
11.8%
11.6%
6.3%
6.6%
1.86
1.76
1.4%
0.9%
BBS
ECL
32
SP
71.0
1.38
1.29
6.9%
11.0%
8.5%
6.2%
0.81
1.78
10
7
SP
577.1
1.35
1.39
10.4%
12.1%
7.8%
8.1%
1.34
1.52
0.5%
0.6%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
10
Negro Leagues
568.1
1.36
1.39
10.3%
12.1%
7.8%
8.1%
1.32
1.52
0.5%
0.6%
1
vs Major Leagues
9.0
1.00
1.40
17.6%
13.4%
2.9%
8.7%
6.00
1.54
0.0%
0.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
51.0
1.39
1.50
9.0%
12.2%
9.0%
8.1%
1.00
1.50
1.4%
0.5%
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
17.2
1.47
1.49
11.1%
12.4%
6.2%
8.3%
1.80
1.50
0.0%
0.4%
1
Philadelphia Giants II
1B
4.1
3.69
1.32
7.4%
12.3%
14.8%
7.9%
0.50
1.56
3.7%
0.3%
2
New York Lincoln Stars
SP
154.2
1.40
1.43
11.4%
12.6%
8.2%
8.8%
1.40
1.44
0.0%
0.4%
1
Philadelphia All Stars
-
7.0
1.14
1.29
18.5%
12.4%
7.4%
8.4%
2.50
1.48
0.0%
0.3%
3
Hilldale Club
SP
82.1
1.31
1.38
7.6%
12.3%
7.6%
8.8%
1.00
1.39
0.0%
0.5%
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
260.1
1.29
1.34
10.8%
11.7%
7.3%
7.3%
1.48
1.62
0.9%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
EAS
22
SP
6
171
146
28
40
9
1
2
6
18
19
2
5
6
.274
.361
.390
.752
EAS
23
SP
13
357
315
39
78
12
2
1
7
30
48
0
12
5
.248
.313
.308
.621
EAS
24
SP
14
442
385
65
120
12
6
1
15
36
39
4
17
11
.312
.376
.382
.758
MULT
EAS
25
SP
10
282
251
34
67
4
1
0
1
20
27
0
11
3
.267
.321
.291
.612
HIL
EAS
26
SP
2
49
43
11
13
3
2
0
0
4
2
0
2
0
.302
.362
.465
.827
BBS
EAS
28
SP
2
57
50
4
11
0
0
0
0
5
8
0
2
1
.220
.291
.220
.511
BBS
EAS
29
SP
3
64
60
2
11
2
0
0
0
3
9
0
1
0
.183
.222
.217
.439
30
SP
12
415
370
35
83
10
3
2
11
29
45
4
12
11
.224
.288
.284
.572
BBS
ECL
31
SP
13
347
310
67
93
5
22
41
3
.300
.352
BBS
ECL
32
SP
9
35
72
26
21
1
10
7
SP
84
2184
1930
320
588
52
15
11
40
193
259
14
62
37
.267
.330
.323
.653
 
Team Lg Pos
10
Negro Leagues
83
2150
1897
320
580
52
15
11
39
192
253
14
62
36
.268
.331
.325
.655
1
vs Major Leagues
1
34
33
0
8
0
0
0
1
1
6
0
0
1
.242
.265
.242
.507
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Brooklyn Royal Giants
SP
7
221
194
28
51
7
2
3
5
20
20
2
5
7
.263
.338
.366
.704
2
New York Lincoln Giants
SP
3
81
73
17
21
7
1
0
2
5
9
0
3
1
.288
.333
.411
.744
1
Philadelphia Giants II
1B
1
27
21
10
12
1
2
1
2
4
2
0
2
1
.571
.640
.952
1.592
2
New York Lincoln Stars
SP
23
673
589
81
161
19
4
0
20
55
77
4
25
13
.273
.340
.319
.659
1
Philadelphia All Stars
-
1
27
24
2
6
1
0
0
0
2
5
0
1
1
.250
.308
.292
.599
3
Hilldale Club
SP
12
344
305
44
82
8
5
0
0
26
26
0
13
3
.269
.326
.328
.654
5
Baltimore Black Sox
SP
37
811
724
138
255
9
1
7
11
81
120
8
13
11
.253
.312
.258
.570

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