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
2
.714
8
6
5
1
0
53.1
16
13
45
4
12
24
0
1
216
2.19
228
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
23
.425
62
41
18
2
0
322.1
216
165
383
15
85
149
1
4
856
4.61
106
162 Game Average
11
15
.425
41
27
12
1
0
212.2
143
109
253
17
56
98
1
3
970
4.61
106
 
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
15
.464
45
26
14
1
0
219.1
140
111
259
11
62
106
1
2
509
4.55
110
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%
7.0%
1.51
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
1.53
8.9%
11.4%
8.9%
8.8%
1.00
1.29
1.9%
1.5%
PS
NN2
29
SP
53.1
1.07
1.47
11.1%
12.0%
5.6%
8.3%
2.00
1.45
1.9%
1.4%
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
322.1
1.45
1.50
10.5%
11.4%
6.0%
8.6%
1.75
1.34
1.8%
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%
7.0%
0.00
1.51
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
219.1
1.46
1.50
11.0%
11.3%
6.4%
8.7%
1.71
1.30
2.2%
1.4%
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
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
62
856
781
216
383
35
13
15
24
85
149
4
20
17
.277
.324
.412
.736
 
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
45
509
460
140
259
18
5
11
10
62
106
2
12
9
.263
.318
.396
.714
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