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: 5'6"
Wt: 135
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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
79
HG
NN2
27
SP
2
3
.400
6
5
3
0
0
34.2
19
15
39
13
13
0
1
3.89
108
HG
NN2
28
SP
6
2
.750
15
9
6
1
1
84.0
36
26
75
1
21
44
1
1
354
2.79
143
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
75
4
2
SP
10
9
.526
31
21
11
1
4
169.1
93
67
166
1
53
85
1
6
498
3.56
108
162 Game Average
13
12
.526
41
27
14
1
5
221.1
122
88
217
2
69
111
1
8
968
3.56
108
 
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
79
3
Homestead Grays
SP
9
8
.529
28
18
10
1
4
151.0
81
57
148
1
49
73
1
4
498
3.40
113



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BBB
NAL
26
SP
18.1
1.20
1.36
15.4%
12.8%
5.1%
8.0%
3.00
1.61
HG
NN2
27
SP
34.2
1.50
1.40
8.4%
11.9%
8.4%
8.2%
1.00
1.45
HG
NN2
28
SP
84.0
1.14
1.41
12.4%
13.4%
5.9%
8.7%
2.10
1.53
0.3%
0.9%
HG
NN2
29
SP
32.1
1.52
1.33
11.1%
13.7%
10.4%
8.5%
1.07
1.62
0.0%
0.7%
4
2
SP
169.1
1.29
1.39
11.6%
13.1%
7.3%
8.5%
1.60
1.54
0.2%
0.9%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
18.1
1.20
1.36
15.4%
12.8%
5.1%
8.0%
3.00
1.61
3
Homestead Grays
SP
151.0
1.30
1.39
11.2%
13.1%
7.5%
8.5%
1.49
1.53
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
15
354
325
36
75
9
2
1
7
21
44
1
7
5
.231
.280
.280
.560
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
31
498
448
93
166
14
4
1
11
53
85
6
11
9
.243
.304
.299
.603
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
3
12
18
4
12
2
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
Homestead Grays
SP
28
498
448
81
148
14
4
1
11
49
73
4
11
9
.243
.304
.299
.603

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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