Sam Thompson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Thompson



Samuel Luther Thompson


Born: March 5, 1860 in Danville, IN
Died: November 7, 1922 in Detroit, MI
          (62 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 207
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Notes:


• Buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Detroit, MI)
• Played in the Major Leagues


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
DTN
NvM
27
RF
1
5
5
2
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
.400
.400
.600
1.000
164
DTN
NvM
28
RF
1
5
5
3
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
76
2
1
RF
2
10
10
5
3
1
0
0
3
0
0
0
.300
.300
.400
.700
120
162 Game Average
810
810
405
243
81
0
0
243
0
0
0
.300
.300
.400
.700
120



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
DTN
NvM
5
.434
.337
0.0%
4.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.200
.112
DTN
NvM
5
.195
.224
0.0%
2.4%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.025
2
1
10
.315
.281
0.0%
3.4%
0.0%
0.0%
0.00
0.0%
0.5%
.100
.068

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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