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
31
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
122
CEG
NN2
27
SP
3
3
.500
10
9
3
1
0
65.2
42
34
68
2
14
30
0
1
277
4.66
111
PS
NN2
28
SP
4
3
.571
12
7
4
0
0
57.1
36
31
64
5
23
23
0
0
258
4.87
101
PS
NN2
29
SP
5
4
.556
10
8
5
1
0
66.2
34
31
71
9
13
27
0
1
280
4.19
124
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
74
PS
NN2
31
SP
3
4
.429
13
6
1
0
0
49.2
43
34
66
14
26
1
6.16
80
PS
NN2
32
SP
1
5
.167
11
6
3
0
0
51.0
38
27
72
12
31
1
0
4.76
108
CAG
NAL
34
SP
0
4
.000
4
3
1
0
0
24.2
17
11
29
6
8
0
1
4.01
101
9
5
SP
17
25
.405
64
43
18
2
0
335.2
234
183
409
20
86
152
1
4
920
4.91
100
162 Game Average
11
16
.405
41
27
11
1
0
213.1
149
116
260
21
55
97
1
3
978
4.91
100
 
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
31
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
122
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
3
3
.500
10
9
3
1
0
65.2
42
34
68
2
14
30
0
1
277
4.66
111
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
13
17
.433
47
28
14
1
0
232.2
158
129
285
16
63
109
1
2
573
4.99
101
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
0
4
.000
4
3
1
0
0
24.2
17
11
29
6
8
0
1
4.01
101



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CUP
IND
25
SP
4.0
2.75
1.41
9.1%
10.6%
0.0%
7.1%
1.49
4.5%
1.1%
KCM
IND
26
SP
8.2
2.19
1.36
6.3%
12.4%
6.3%
7.6%
1.00
1.63
2.1%
0.8%
CEG
NN2
27
SP
65.2
1.25
1.55
10.8%
11.3%
5.1%
8.8%
2.14
1.29
0.7%
1.4%
PS
NN2
28
SP
57.1
1.52
1.52
8.9%
11.4%
8.9%
8.8%
1.00
1.30
1.9%
1.5%
PS
NN2
29
SP
66.2
1.26
1.50
9.6%
11.7%
4.6%
8.4%
2.08
1.40
3.2%
1.5%
PS
NN2
30
SP
8.0
1.63
1.48
5.7%
11.0%
2.9%
9.0%
2.00
1.23
5.7%
1.4%
PS
NN2
31
SP
49.2
1.61
1.47
11.5%
10.5%
6.2%
8.2%
1.86
1.28
PS
NN2
32
SP
51.0
1.65
1.55
13.3%
11.3%
5.2%
9.4%
2.58
1.19
CAG
NAL
34
SP
24.2
1.42
1.38
7.4%
12.1%
5.6%
7.3%
1.33
1.65
9
5
SP
335.2
1.47
1.50
10.2%
11.3%
5.8%
8.5%
1.77
1.33
2.2%
1.4%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Pollock's Cuban Stars
1B
4.0
2.75
1.41
9.1%
10.6%
0.0%
7.1%
0.00
1.49
4.5%
1.1%
1
Kansas City Monarchs
RP
8.2
2.19
1.36
6.3%
12.4%
6.3%
7.6%
1.00
1.63
2.1%
0.8%
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
65.2
1.25
1.55
10.8%
11.3%
5.1%
8.8%
2.14
1.29
0.7%
1.4%
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
232.2
1.50
1.51
10.6%
11.2%
6.1%
8.7%
1.73
1.30
2.8%
1.5%
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
24.2
1.42
1.38
7.4%
12.1%
5.6%
7.3%
1.33
1.65



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
10
277
255
42
68
14
5
2
11
14
30
1
7
6
.267
.307
.384
.692
PS
NN2
28
SP
12
258
229
36
64
12
3
5
8
23
23
0
6
4
.279
.345
.424
.769
PS
NN2
29
SP
10
280
256
34
71
7
2
9
0
13
27
1
10
6
.277
.315
.426
.741
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
64
920
840
234
409
39
14
20
24
86
152
4
24
19
.288
.333
.439
.772
 
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
10
277
255
42
68
14
5
2
11
14
30
1
7
6
.267
.307
.384
.692
5
Philadelphia Stars
SP
47
573
519
158
285
22
6
16
10
63
109
2
16
11
.283
.332
.441
.773
1
Chicago American Giants
RP
4
17
29
6
8
1
.000
.000
.000
.000

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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.

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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