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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
12
51
46
6
9
2
0
0
1
0
4
0
1
.196
.260
.239
.499
44
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
278
234
52
63
9
5
1
29
8
31
0
0
3
10
0
0
.269
.362
.363
.725
95
MULT
MULT
34
SS
41
167
154
15
46
7
1
0
21
3
0
12
0
0
1
.299
.349
.357
.707
104
35
SS
54
230
207
28
55
4
1
3
26
5
16
0
1
6
0
0
.266
.321
.338
.660
83
HG
NN2
36
SS
61
253
222
19
52
9
2
1
25
13
21
1
9
.234
.303
.306
.610
68
HG
MULT
37
SS
47
207
173
37
43
8
1
2
14
7
23
3
8
.249
.347
.341
.688
104
17
13
SS
880
3828
3364
596
992
139
57
33
499
155
1
365
57
0
15
83
1
0
.295
.366
.400
.766
104
162 Game Average
705
619
110
183
26
10
6
92
34
23
67
45
0
3
15
2
0
.295
.366
.400
.766
104
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
685
2934
2575
442
728
99
34
17
340
104
1
263
2
0
14
81
1
0
.283
.352
.367
.720
96
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
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
3
7
7
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-8
1
Louisville Black Caps
RP
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
56
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
4
1
0
.346
.357
.423
.780
111
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
4
16
13
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
.000
.133
.000
.133
-50
8
Homestead Grays
SS
420
1804
1572
259
419
51
17
11
204
65
176
0
11
45
0
0
.267
.345
.342
.686
91
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
North All Stars
-
1
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
21
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
46



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
51
.235
.312
7.8%
7.3%
0.0%
1.3%
.043
.117
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
.378
12.7%
11.2%
5.6%
8.5%
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
.352
10.0%
0.3%
9.6%
33.00
0.3%
0.7%
.045
.100
MULT
278
.338
.346
11.2%
0.0%
8.4%
0.4%
0.9%
.094
.103
MULT
MULT
167
.339
.328
7.2%
8.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.058
.093
230
.311
.342
7.0%
9.4%
1.3%
1.0%
.072
.097
HG
NN2
253
.286
.341
8.3%
8.9%
0.4%
1.0%
.072
.103
HG
MULT
207
.325
.321
11.1%
8.4%
1.0%
0.7%
.092
.092
17
13
3828
.354
.346
9.5%
9.1%
6.1%
9.4%
1.81
1.12
0.9%
1.1%
.105
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
15
Negro Leagues
2934
.334
.341
9.0%
8.7%
5.4%
9.5%
0.50
1.06
0.6%
1.1%
.085
.108
2
vs Latin Leagues
894
.420
.365
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
Birmingham Black Barons
7
.136
.290
0.0%
5.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
1
Louisville Black Caps
4
.238
.300
0.0%
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.072
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
.332
3.1%
9.4%
3.3%
8.1%
1.00
1.21
0.0%
0.6%
.077
.085
1
Santo Domingo Stars
16
.091
.261
12.5%
6.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.086
8
Homestead Grays
1804
.326
.340
9.8%
9.0%
0.6%
1.0%
.075
.100
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
894
.420
.365
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
.322
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.090
1
North All Stars
5
.200
.330
0.0%
10.3%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.043

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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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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, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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