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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
23
SS
38
163
151
25
51
3
2
1
20
10
1
8
1
1
3
0
0
.338
.375
.404
.779
115
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
PC
24
LF
58
269
228
54
78
13
8
2
34
9
0
28
2
11
.342
.419
.496
.914
132
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
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
34
SS
38
157
145
14
42
6
1
0
19
3
0
11
0
0
1
.290
.340
.345
.685
98
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
HG
NN2
36
SS
60
248
218
19
51
9
2
1
24
13
21
1
8
.234
.304
.307
.612
69
MULT
21
SP
13
33
33
5
8
1
1
0
2
1
0
0
0
.242
.242
.333
.576
74
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
HG
MULT
28
2B
40
181
157
31
48
5
2
2
21
8
19
5
.306
.381
.401
.782
112
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
35
SS
51
218
199
28
54
4
1
3
26
4
13
0
0
6
0
0
.271
.316
.347
.663
85
HG
MULT
37
SS
45
200
169
34
42
8
1
2
13
6
21
2
8
.249
.339
.343
.682
101
17
13
SS
871
3791
3339
592
986
137
57
33
500
154
1
361
57
0
11
78
2
0
.295
.366
.400
.766
105
162 Game Average
705
621
110
183
25
11
6
93
34
23
67
45
0
2
15
4
0
.295
.366
.400
.766
105
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
676
2897
2550
438
722
97
34
17
341
103
1
259
2
0
10
76
2
0
.283
.351
.368
.719
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
Louisville Black Caps
RP
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
55
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
104
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
411
1767
1547
255
413
49
17
11
205
64
172
0
7
41
0
.267
.343
.342
.685
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
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
48
1
North All Stars
-
1
5
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.200
.200
.200
.400
21



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
.313
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
.341
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
.352
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
MULT
157
.329
.327
7.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.055
.092
218
.310
.341
6.0%
9.4%
1.4%
1.0%
.075
.095
HG
NN2
248
.288
.341
8.5%
8.9%
0.4%
1.0%
.073
.103
HG
MULT
200
.321
.324
10.5%
8.6%
1.0%
0.7%
.095
.093
17
13
3791
.354
.346
9.5%
9.1%
6.1%
9.4%
1.81
1.11
0.9%
1.1%
.105
.112
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
15
Negro Leagues
2897
.334
.340
8.9%
8.7%
5.4%
9.5%
0.50
1.06
0.6%
1.1%
.085
.108
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
Birmingham Black Barons
7
.136
.290
0.0%
5.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.070
1
Louisville Black Caps
4
.238
.302
0.0%
5.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.073
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
.335
3.1%
9.4%
3.3%
8.0%
1.00
1.21
0.0%
0.6%
.077
.084
1
Santo Domingo Stars
16
.091
.261
12.5%
6.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.086
8
Homestead Grays
1767
.326
.339
9.7%
9.0%
0.6%
1.0%
.075
.099
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
.317
0.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.089
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.

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

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