Frank Thompson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Frank Thompson



Frank R. Thompson Jr.
(Groundhog)
Last name also spelled Thomson
Born: October 26, 1918 in Merryville, LA
Died: February 1983 in Memphis, TN
          (64 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'4"
Wt: 140
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Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
26
SP
1
1
.500
3
3
1
0
0
18.1
12
10
18
4
12
0
2
4.91
80
HG
NN2
27
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
0
0
34.2
19
15
39
13
13
0
1
3.89
106
HG
NN2
28
SP
7
2
.778
16
10
7
1
1
93.0
39
29
82
1
21
53
1
0
1
389
2.81
137
HG
NN2
29
SP
1
3
.250
7
4
1
0
3
32.1
26
16
34
0
15
16
0
2
144
4.45
72
4
2
SP
11
9
.550
32
22
12
1
4
178.1
96
70
173
1
53
94
1
0
6
533
3.53
106
162 Game Average
14
11
.550
40
28
15
1
5
224.2
121
88
218
2
67
118
1
0
8
980
3.53
106
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
1
1
.500
3
3
1
0
0
18.1
12
10
18
4
12
0
2
4.91
80
3
Homestead Grays
SP
10
8
.556
29
19
11
1
4
160.0
84
60
155
1
49
82
1
0
4
533
3.38
110



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBB
NAL
26
SP
18.1
1.20
1.37
15.4%
12.8%
5.1%
8.0%
3.00
1.60
HG
NN2
27
SP
34.2
1.50
1.38
8.4%
12.0%
8.4%
8.1%
1.00
1.47
HG
NN2
28
SP
93.0
1.11
1.38
13.6%
13.5%
5.4%
8.6%
2.52
1.58
0.3%
0.9%
HG
NN2
29
SP
32.1
1.52
1.30
11.1%
13.9%
10.4%
8.2%
1.07
1.69
0.0%
0.7%
4
2
SP
178.1
1.27
1.36
12.3%
13.2%
6.9%
8.4%
1.77
1.58
0.2%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
18.1
1.20
1.37
15.4%
12.8%
5.1%
8.0%
3.00
1.60
3
Homestead Grays
SP
160.0
1.28
1.36
11.9%
13.3%
7.1%
8.4%
1.67
1.58
0.2%
0.9%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
26
SP
3
12
18
4
12
2
HG
NN2
27
SP
6
19
39
13
13
1
HG
NN2
28
SP
16
389
360
39
82
12
5
1
7
0
21
53
0
1
7
5
.228
.272
.297
.569
HG
NN2
29
SP
7
144
123
26
34
5
2
0
4
15
16
2
4
4
.276
.364
.350
.714
4
2
SP
32
533
483
96
173
17
7
1
11
0
53
94
0
6
11
9
.240
.297
.311
.607
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
3
12
18
4
12
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
Homestead Grays
SP
29
533
483
84
155
17
7
1
11
0
49
82
0
4
11
9
.240
.297
.311
.607

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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