Sam Thompson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Thompson



Samuel Tommy Thompson
(Sad Sam; Long Tom)

Born: May 27, 1908 in Sulligent, AL
Died: January 29, 1978 in Los Angeles, CA
          (69 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• High School: Sumner HS (Kansas City, KS)
• College: Wiley College (Marshall, TX)
• Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery & Mausoleum (Culver City, CA)


Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
CUP
IND
25
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
7
6
11
1
0
2
0
0
22
13.50
30
KCM
IND
26
SP
1
0
1.000
2
2
0
0
0
8.2
10
3
16
1
3
3
0
0
48
3.12
115
CEG
NN2
27
SP
2
2
.500
8
7
2
1
0
49.2
34
28
55
2
11
17
0
1
214
5.07
101
PS
NN2
28
SP
4
2
.667
10
6
3
0
0
47.2
27
24
55
4
18
22
0
0
215
4.53
105
PS
NN2
29
SP
5
2
.714
8
6
5
1
0
53.1
16
13
45
4
12
24
0
1
216
2.19
219
PS
NN2
30
SP
0
1
.000
1
1
1
0
0
8.0
7
6
12
2
1
2
0
0
35
6.75
70
PS
NN2
31
SP
3
4
.429
13
6
1
0
0
49.2
43
34
66
14
26
1
6.16
76
PS
NN2
32
SP
1
5
.167
11
6
3
0
0
51.0
38
27
72
12
31
1
0
4.76
101
CAG
NAL
34
SP
0
4
.000
4
3
1
0
0
24.2
17
11
29
6
8
0
1
4.01
96
9
5
SP
16
21
.432
58
38
16
2
0
296.2
199
152
361
14
77
135
1
4
750
4.61
101
162 Game Average
11
15
.432
41
27
11
1
0
210.0
141
108
256
18
55
96
1
3
962
4.61
101
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
1B
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
4.0
7
6
11
1
0
2
0
0
22
13.50
30
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
1
0
1.000
2
2
0
0
0
8.2
10
3
16
1
3
3
0
0
48
3.12
115
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
2
2
.500
8
7
2
1
0
49.2
34
28
55
2
11
17
0
1
214
5.07
101
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
13
14
.481
43
25
13
1
0
209.2
131
104
250
10
57
105
1
2
466
4.46
107
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
4
.000
4
3
1
0
0
24.2
17
11
29
6
8
0
1
4.01
96



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CUP
IND
25
SP
4.0
2.75
1.37
9.1%
10.7%
0.0%
6.9%
1.56
4.5%
1.1%
KCM
IND
26
SP
8.2
2.19
1.30
6.3%
12.5%
6.3%
7.3%
1.00
1.72
2.1%
0.8%
CEG
NN2
27
SP
49.2
1.33
1.54
7.9%
11.2%
5.1%
8.7%
1.55
1.29
0.9%
1.5%
PS
NN2
28
SP
47.2
1.53
1.51
10.2%
11.4%
8.4%
8.8%
1.22
1.29
1.9%
1.5%
PS
NN2
29
SP
53.1
1.07
1.43
11.1%
12.1%
5.6%
8.2%
2.00
1.48
1.9%
1.4%
PS
NN2
30
SP
8.0
1.63
1.44
5.7%
11.2%
2.9%
8.8%
2.00
1.27
5.7%
1.4%
PS
NN2
31
SP
49.2
1.61
1.42
11.5%
10.6%
6.2%
8.0%
1.86
1.32
PS
NN2
32
SP
51.0
1.65
1.49
13.3%
11.4%
5.2%
9.2%
2.58
1.24
CAG
NAL
34
SP
24.2
1.42
1.34
7.4%
12.2%
5.6%
7.2%
1.33
1.70
9
5
SP
296.2
1.48
1.46
10.3%
11.4%
5.8%
8.4%
1.75
1.37
1.9%
1.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
1B
4.0
2.75
1.37
9.1%
10.7%
0.0%
6.9%
0.00
1.56
4.5%
1.1%
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
8.2
2.19
1.30
6.3%
12.5%
6.3%
7.3%
1.00
1.72
2.1%
0.8%
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
49.2
1.33
1.54
7.9%
11.2%
5.1%
8.7%
1.55
1.29
0.9%
1.5%
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
209.2
1.46
1.46
11.4%
11.3%
6.2%
8.6%
1.84
1.33
2.1%
1.4%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
24.2
1.42
1.34
7.4%
12.2%
5.6%
7.2%
1.33
1.70



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CUP
IND
25
SP
1
22
22
7
11
2
2
1
3
0
2
0
0
1
.500
.500
.909
1.409
KCM
IND
26
SP
2
48
44
10
16
1
1
1
0
3
3
0
1
1
.364
.404
.500
.904
CEG
NN2
27
SP
8
214
196
34
55
12
5
2
7
11
17
1
6
4
.281
.322
.423
.746
PS
NN2
28
SP
10
215
192
27
55
9
3
4
6
18
22
0
5
3
.286
.348
.427
.775
PS
NN2
29
SP
8
216
197
16
45
3
1
4
0
12
24
1
6
4
.228
.276
.315
.591
PS
NN2
30
SP
1
35
34
7
12
3
1
2
2
1
2
0
0
1
.353
.371
.676
1.048
PS
NN2
31
SP
13
43
66
14
26
1
PS
NN2
32
SP
11
38
72
12
31
0
CAG
NAL
34
SP
4
17
29
6
8
1
9
5
SP
58
750
685
199
361
30
13
14
18
77
135
4
18
14
.283
.329
.426
.756
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
1B
1
22
22
7
11
2
2
1
3
0
2
0
0
1
.500
.500
.909
1.409
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
2
48
44
10
16
1
1
1
0
3
3
0
1
1
.364
.404
.500
.904
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
8
214
196
34
55
12
5
2
7
11
17
1
6
4
.281
.322
.423
.746
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
43
466
423
131
250
15
5
10
8
57
105
2
11
8
.265
.316
.395
.711
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
4
17
29
6
8
1
.000
.000
.000
.000

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Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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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