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Sam Bankhead



Samuel Howard Bankhead


Born: September 18, 1910 in Sulligent, AL
Died: July 24, 1976 in Pittsburgh, PA
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (Sharpsburg, PA)
• Relatives: Dan Bankhead (Brother) , Fred Bankhead (Brother)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
21
SP
13
33
33
5
8
1
1
0
2
1
0
0
0
.242
.242
.333
.576
75
22
CF
38
162
147
28
44
5
2
0
18
6
0
13
0
0
0
2
0
0
.299
.356
.361
.717
95
23
SS
38
163
151
25
51
3
2
1
20
10
1
8
1
1
3
0
0
.338
.375
.404
.779
115
PC
24
LF
58
269
228
54
78
13
8
2
34
9
0
28
2
11
.342
.419
.496
.914
132
MULT
MULT
25
LF
65
268
235
38
79
17
4
1
39
6
20
0
0
13
0
0
.336
.388
.455
.844
115
26
LF
11
46
42
6
9
2
0
0
1
0
4
0
0
.214
.283
.262
.545
55
27
CF
34
153
136
23
31
5
0
2
17
7
0
14
0
0
0
3
0
0
.228
.300
.309
.609
61
HG
MULT
28
2B
40
181
157
31
48
5
2
2
21
8
19
5
.306
.381
.401
.782
111
CBM
MEX
29
SS
93
429
384
80
122
19
11
8
74
32
43
29
1
1
.318
.388
.487
.875
128
CBM
MEX
30
SS
101
465
405
74
142
21
12
8
85
19
59
26
0
1
.351
.433
.521
.954
137
MULT
31
SS
46
190
164
27
46
5
3
1
28
4
0
21
0
0
0
4
1
0
.280
.360
.366
.726
110
MULT
MULT
32
SS
78
329
288
54
75
6
2
1
45
17
33
1
3
5
0
0
.260
.343
.306
.648
76
MULT
33
SS
61
275
234
52
64
8
5
1
34
9
33
0
1
6
1
0
.274
.364
.363
.728
99
MULT
34
SS
35
143
132
14
38
6
1
0
19
3
10
0
1
.288
.338
.348
.687
102
35
SS
51
212
197
29
56
4
1
3
25
3
9
0
6
0
0
.284
.316
.360
.676
95
HG
NN2
36
SS
60
248
218
19
51
9
2
1
24
13
21
1
8
.234
.304
.307
.612
69
HG
MULT
37
SS
45
200
169
34
42
8
1
2
13
6
21
2
8
.249
.339
.343
.682
102
17
12
SS
867
3766
3320
593
984
137
57
33
499
153
1
356
57
0
11
77
2
0
.296
.366
.402
.768
106
162 Game Average
704
620
111
184
26
11
6
93
33
23
67
45
0
2
14
4
0
.296
.366
.402
.768
106
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
672
2872
2531
439
720
97
34
17
340
102
1
254
2
0
10
75
2
0
.284
.352
.370
.722
97
2
vs Latin Leagues
194
894
789
154
264
40
23
16
159
51
102
55
1
2
.335
.411
.504
.916
133
1
vs Major Leagues
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Louisville Black Caps
RP
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
56
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
3
7
7
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-8
3
Baltimore Elite Giants
CF
83
340
313
55
98
9
5
1
39
16
21
1
5
.313
.358
.383
.742
105
2
West All Stars
RF
2
7
7
2
3
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
143
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
LF
161
711
620
119
193
36
12
5
90
21
0
63
2
26
.311
.377
.432
.809
108
1
NNL All Stars II
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
East All Stars
CF
8
32
26
5
9
2
0
0
4
1
0
1
1
0
0
3
2
0
.346
.345
.423
.768
105
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
3
11
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.182
.000
.182
-28
8
Homestead Grays
SS
409
1752
1537
256
412
49
17
11
204
63
167
7
41
0
.268
.342
.344
.686
92
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SS
194
894
789
154
264
40
23
16
159
51
102
55
1
2
.335
.411
.504
.916
133
1
South All Stars
SS
1
4
4
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
229
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
2B
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
48



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MULT
33
.267
.297
0.0%
5.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.091
.089
162
.330
.329
8.0%
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.061
.121
163
.363
.338
4.9%
0.6%
7.9%
8.00
0.6%
0.8%
.066
.096
PC
269
.399
.353
10.4%
8.7%
0.7%
1.5%
.154
.134
MULT
MULT
268
.370
.354
7.5%
0.0%
8.9%
0.4%
1.6%
.119
.127
46
.261
.316
8.7%
7.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.048
.118
153
.285
.342
9.2%
0.0%
9.4%
1.3%
1.6%
.081
.128
HG
MULT
181
.359
.343
10.5%
8.4%
1.1%
1.8%
.096
.111
CBM
MEX
429
.397
.350
10.0%
9.3%
6.8%
10.2%
1.48
0.91
1.9%
1.2%
.169
.126
CBM
MEX
465
.441
.377
12.7%
11.2%
5.6%
8.6%
2.27
1.31
1.7%
1.1%
.170
.124
MULT
190
.345
.330
11.1%
0.0%
9.7%
0.5%
1.0%
.085
.094
MULT
MULT
329
.320
.353
10.0%
0.3%
9.6%
33.00
0.3%
0.7%
.045
.100
MULT
275
.342
.341
12.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.4%
0.9%
.090
.101
MULT
143
.330
.325
7.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.061
.085
212
.314
.331
4.2%
8.5%
1.4%
0.9%
.076
.087
HG
NN2
248
.288
.341
8.5%
8.9%
0.4%
1.0%
.073
.103
HG
MULT
200
.321
.322
10.5%
8.6%
1.0%
0.7%
.095
.092
17
12
3766
.355
.345
9.5%
9.0%
6.1%
8.3%
1.81
39.48
0.9%
1.1%
.105
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
15
Negro Leagues
2872
.335
.340
8.8%
8.7%
5.4%
2.3%
0.50
251.19
0.6%
1.1%
.085
.107
2
vs Latin Leagues
894
.420
.364
11.4%
10.3%
6.2%
9.4%
1.85
1.12
1.8%
1.1%
.170
.125
1
vs Major Leagues
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Louisville Black Caps
4
.238
.300
0.0%
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.072
1
Birmingham Black Barons
7
.136
.290
0.0%
5.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
3
Baltimore Elite Giants
340
.344
.331
6.2%
7.1%
0.3%
1.0%
.070
.107
2
West All Stars
7
.393
.333
0.0%
4.5%
14.3%
16.1%
0.00
0.39
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.138
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
711
.360
.350
8.9%
8.9%
0.7%
1.6%
.121
.130
1
NNL All Stars II
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
6
East All Stars
32
.320
.334
3.1%
9.4%
3.3%
8.0%
1.00
1.21
0.0%
0.6%
.077
.084
1
Santo Domingo Stars
11
.133
.249
18.2%
5.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.079
8
Homestead Grays
1752
.326
.338
9.5%
8.9%
0.6%
0.9%
.075
.098
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
894
.420
.364
11.4%
10.3%
6.2%
9.4%
1.85
1.12
1.8%
1.1%
.170
.125
1
South All Stars
4
.555
.341
0.0%
4.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.250
.105
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
4
.237
.316
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.089

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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.

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