David Whatley - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

David Whatley



David Samuel Whatley
(Speed; Hammer Man)

Born: November 10, 1914 in Griffin, GA
Died: March 13, 1961 in Oakland, CA
          (46 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• Buried: Golden Gate National Cemetery (San Bruno, CA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NAL
22
RF
21
88
86
19
33
6
5
4
25
3
2
0
0
.384
.398
.709
1.107
209
MULT
24
RF
35
143
138
28
52
7
4
1
17
4
3
2
.377
.390
.507
.897
143
HG
NN2
25
RF
48
219
197
41
58
8
2
2
30
7
20
2
.294
.359
.386
.745
97
HG
NN2
26
RF
38
170
155
25
43
8
3
2
16
7
11
4
.277
.325
.406
.732
113
HG
27
RF
37
150
134
22
41
4
1
0
9
3
15
0
1
.306
.376
.351
.727
113
NN2
29
RF
10
32
28
3
7
1
0
0
2
1
4
0
.250
.344
.286
.629
72
6
4
RF
189
802
738
138
234
34
15
9
99
25
55
0
9
.317
.364
.440
.805
123
162 Game Average
687
633
118
201
29
13
8
85
21
47
0
8
.317
.364
.440
.805
123
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RF
21
88
86
19
33
6
5
4
25
3
2
0
0
.384
.398
.709
1.107
209
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
RF
2
8
8
1
3
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
.375
.375
.500
.875
151
5
Homestead Grays
RF
164
701
640
118
197
27
10
5
72
21
52
0
9
.308
.360
.405
.765
112
1
New York Black Yankees
CF
2
5
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.250
.400
.250
.650
79



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NAL
88
.485
.323
2.3%
7.2%
4.5%
0.7%
.326
.107
MULT
143
.404
.339
2.1%
8.4%
0.7%
1.7%
.130
.109
HG
NN2
219
.348
.347
9.1%
9.5%
0.9%
1.4%
.091
.121
HG
NN2
170
.330
.316
6.5%
8.1%
1.2%
1.2%
.129
.102
HG
150
.353
.326
10.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.045
.094
NN2
32
.313
.342
12.5%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.036
.103
6
4
802
.369
.332
6.9%
8.7%
1.1%
1.2%
.123
.107
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Birmingham Black Barons
88
.485
.323
2.3%
7.2%
4.5%
0.7%
.326
.107
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
8
.407
.325
0.0%
9.3%
0.0%
0.8%
.125
.098
5
Homestead Grays
701
.354
.333
7.4%
8.9%
0.7%
1.3%
.097
.108
1
New York Black Yankees
5
.340
.342
20.0%
8.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.103

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