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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


Fielding
Glossary
Shortstop
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NN2
22
10
58.0
13
25
3
2
.927
.912
5.90
4.91
4.4
75.2
4.4
NEG
NN2
23
21
147.1
35
41
8
4
.905
.941
4.64
5.00
-3.5
-23.5
-3.5
PC
NN2
24
3
2
19.0
4
6
0
1
1.000
.925
4.74
5.08
0.1
4.8
0.1
PC
NN2
25
14
13
115.0
23
43
6
7
.917
.937
5.17
5.26
1.5
12.7
1.5
SDS
IND
26
4
4
35.0
6
14
2
3
.909
.880
5.14
4.61
2.4
69.7
2.4
PC
NN2
27
2
2
18.0
2
5
1
0
.875
.918
3.50
5.17
-0.7
-41.0
-0.7
CBM
MEX
29
93
CBM
MEX
30
101
HG
NN2
31
29
HG
WS
31
2
18.0
2
4
3
1
.667
.900
3.00
3.38
-1.7
-92.2
-1.7
HG
NN2
32
71
597.1
182
227
9
29
.978
.919
6.16
5.49
20.2
33.9
20.2
SAS
NSA
32
1
9.0
2
4
2
0
.750
.808
6.00
5.56
0.8
90.3
0.8
HG
WS
32
5
45.0
9
17
2
5
.929
.932
5.20
4.47
2.5
54.9
2.5
HG
NN2
33
50
HG
WS
33
5
45.0
10
14
3
2
.889
.933
4.80
5.66
-0.8
-18.7
-0.8
EAS
EWA
33
1
0
1.0
0
0
1
0
.000
.833
0.00
2.65
-0.1
-70.4
-0.1
HG
NN2
34
30
30
255.1
66
90
6
13
.963
.937
5.50
5.48
0.6
2.4
0.6
HG
WS
34
4
4
35.0
7
12
0
0
1.000
1.000
4.89
5.32
-1.9
-54.8
-1.9
NOS
NSA
34
1
1
9.0
4
2
0
1
1.000
.917
6.00
5.50
-0.6
-71.3
-0.6
HG
NN2
35
50
50
424.0
110
174
10
24
.966
.941
6.03
5.62
11.8
27.9
11.8
EAS
EWA
35
1
1
5.0
1
4
1
1
.833
.914
9.00
8.47
1.4
281.4
1.4
HG
NN2
36
58
58
480.1
122
146
11
29
.961
.945
5.02
5.24
-7.4
-15.4
-7.4
HG
NN2
37
26
24
213.2
38
84
7
10
.946
.926
5.14
5.11
4.7
22.0
4.7
HG
NLC
37
4
4
34.0
11
11
0
0
1.000
1.000
5.82
4.96
0.9
27.3
0.9
HG
WS
37
1
1
9.0
3
3
0
1
1.000
1.000
6.00
4.76
0.5
59.1
0.5
15
8
587
194
2573.0
650
926
75
133
.955
.934
5.51
5.33
35.1
13.7
35.1


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NSL
21
2
NEG
NN2
22
4
36.0
6
0
0
0
1.000
.950
1.50
1.64
-0.2
-6.5
0.0
-0.3
NEG
NN2
23
1
1.1
1
0
0
0
1.000
.939
6.75
1.54
0.5
354.7
0.5
0.0
PC
NN2
24
49
49
437.0
65
1
6
0
.917
.941
1.36
1.84
-13.6
-31.2
-10.5
-3.2
PC
NLC
24
7
7
61.0
12
3
1
1
.938
.958
2.21
1.69
1.1
17.8
0.4
0.6
PC
NN2
25
37
37
295.0
64
5
0
2
1.000
.955
2.11
1.80
5.8
19.8
4.8
1.0
EAS
EWA
25
1
1
9.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
2.00
1.50
0.6
70.2
0.6
0.0
NAS
NvM
25
1
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
.889
0.00
1.69
-0.1
-95.7
-0.1
0.0
PC
NN2
26
8
8
70.0
15
0
0
0
1.000
.944
1.93
1.64
0.5
7.4
0.9
-0.4
HG
NN2
31
7
7
5
117
103
910.1
165
9
7
3
.961
.948
1.72
1.79
-5.4
-5.9
-3.2
-2.2


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
NEG
NSC
21
2
1
14.0
5
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
3.86
2.50
1.1
81.2
0.8
0.4
NEG
NN2
22
26
217.0
58
4
1
1
.984
.957
2.57
2.25
7.1
32.6
5.9
1.2
NEG
NN2
23
18
145.1
35
3
0
2
1.000
.980
2.35
2.16
2.7
18.5
1.5
1.2
PC
NN2
25
2
2
17.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.959
1.59
2.31
-0.7
-43.4
-0.6
-0.1
PC
NN2
27
28
28
234.0
70
2
2
0
.973
.961
2.77
2.24
6.9
29.5
7.0
-0.1
EAS
EWA
27
2
2
8.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
2.25
2.12
HG
NN2
31
2
EAS
EWA
31
1
0
2.0
0
0
0
0
1.000
0.00
1.50
-0.1
-45.3
-0.1
0.0
HG
NN2
36
2
2
16.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.963
0.56
2.38
-2.0
-126.2
-1.8
-0.2
7
4
83
35
653.1
174
10
3
3
.984
.965
2.53
2.23
15.0
23.2
12.6
2.4


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBB
NSL
21
1
NEG
NN2
23
1
7.0
1
5
1
0
.857
.945
7.71
5.14
1.7
244.5
1.7
PC
NN2
25
6
3
39.0
14
15
1
2
.967
.943
6.69
5.65
0.9
22.8
0.9
HG
NN2
28
32
HG
NLP
28
2
HG
NLC
28
5
EAS
EWA
31
2
2
13.0
2
6
1
0
.889
.833
5.54
3.75
1.5
117.1
1.5
EAS
EWA
32
1
1
8.0
2
4
0
1
1.000
1.000
6.75
6.88
-1.1
-137.3
-1.1
HG
NN2
33
6
EAS
EWA
33
1
1
6.0
2
0
1
0
.667
.857
3.00
3.18
-0.7
-114.0
-0.7
CBE
NAL
34
1
1
9.0
3
1
0
0
1.000
.942
4.00
5.43
-1.2
-132.7
-1.2
HG
NN2
37
16
15
122.0
37
43
3
8
.964
.947
5.90
5.41
1.7
14.2
1.7
9
6
74
23
204.0
61
74
7
11
.951
.938
5.96
5.33
2.9
14.1
2.9


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
25
7
7
57.0
7
13
2
0
.909
.910
3.16
2.72
0.6
11.2
0.6
PC
NN2
27
1
0
4.0
0
1
0
0
1.000
.927
2.25
2.52
0.2
46.6
0.2
HG
NN2
28
1
HG
NN2
34
1
1
9.0
1
5
0
0
1.000
.918
6.00
2.85
2.0
219.2
2.0
4
2
10
8
70.0
8
19
2
0
.931
.912
3.47
2.72
2.8
39.9
2.8


Glossary
Pitcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
BBB
NSL
21
2
1
LVB
NSL
21
1
1
NEG
NSL
21
4
4
NEG
NN2
23
1
0.1
0
0
0
0
.967
0.00
2.83
HG
NN2
33
1
1.2
3
4
9
6
2.0
0
0
0
0
.000
.967
0.00
0.47


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
WES
EWA
22
1
1
9.0
2
1
0
1
1.000
1.000
3.00
2.12
0.6
66.6
0.3
0.3
WES
EWA
23
1
1
9.0
1
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
2.00
2.50
-0.3
-29.6
-0.3
0.0
PC
NN2
27
1
1
8.0
3
0
1
0
.750
.953
3.38
1.85
0.8
102.3
0.9
-0.1
HG
NN2
31
3
4
3
6
3
26.0
6
2
1
1
.889
.986
2.77
2.17
1.2
44.3
0.9
0.2


Glossary
Catcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
PC
NN2
26
1
0
3.0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.977
0.00
6.16
-0.1
-26.5
-0.1
0.0
HG
NN2
34
1
1
10.0
11
1
1
0
0
1
.923
.975
10.80
6.94
0.3
32.0
0.0
0.3
2
2
2
1
13.0
11
1
1
0
0
1
.923
.975
8.31
6.76
0.2
18.5
-0.1
0.3


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
HG
NN2
31
2
1
1
2


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
NEG
NSL
21
1
1
1
1



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