Sam Hairston - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Hairston



Samuel Harding Hairston


Born: January 20, 1920 in Crawford, MS
Died: October 31, 1997 in Birmingham, AL
          (77 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 187
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Notes:


• High School: Hooper City HS (Birmingham, AL)
• Buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
CF
4
1945
1948
IC
2.1
1.0
1.2
0.0
-0.1
2
SP
1
1946
1946
IC
1.5
-0.1
0.0
1.6
0.0
3
CF
5
1944
1948
IC
1.4
-0.1
1.5
0.1
-0.2
4
3B
2
1944
1945
IC
1.1
0.7
0.4
0.0
0.0
5
LF
3
1944
1947
IC
0.9
1.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
6
RF
1
1948
1948
IC
0.9
0.3
0.5
0.0
0.0
7
2B
3
1946
1948
IC
0.7
1.0
-0.5
0.0
0.3
8
RP
3
1945
1948
IC
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
9
SP
1
1948
1948
IC/WES
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.7
0.0
10
SP
2
1944
1945
IC
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
11
SP
1
1948
1948
IC
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
12
RF
2
1946
1947
IC
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.1
13
SS
1
1948
1948
WES
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
14
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
15
-
1
1948
1948
WES
0.3
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.0
16
RP
1
1948
1948
WES
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
17
1B
3
1944
1947
IC
0.3
0.5
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
18
SP
1
1944
1944
IC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
19
RF
1
1947
1947
IC
0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
0.0
20
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
21
CF
2
1944
1948
IC
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
22
2B
1
1944
1944
IC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
23
RP
1
1948
1948
IC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
24
RP
2
1946
1947
IC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
25
RP
1
1948
1948
WES
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
26
-
1
1948
1948
WES
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
27
-
1
1948
1948
IC
0.1
-0.2
0.4
0.0
0.0
28
SS
1
1945
1945
IC
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
29
SS
4
1944
1947
IC
0.1
-0.5
0.4
0.0
0.2
30
C
2
1947
1948
IC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
31
2B
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
32
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
33
2B
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
34
1B
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
35
-
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
36
-
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
37
RP
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
38
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
39
2B
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
40
RP
3
1946
1948
IC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
41
LF
1
1948
1948
IC
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
42
CF
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
RP
1
1948
1948
IC
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
44
RP
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
45
RP
1
1948
1948
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
46
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
47
-
1
1944
1944
IC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
48
-
1
1948
1948
IC
0.0
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
49
RP
1
1946
1946
IC
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
50
LF
1
1948
1948
WES
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
51
RP
1
1948
1948
IC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
52
SP
5
1944
1948
IC
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
53
RP
1
1945
1945
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
54
-
2
1945
1948
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
55
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
56
C
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
57
LF
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
-0.3
0.3
0.0
-0.1
58
-
1
1948
1948
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
59
-
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
60
-
1
1944
1944
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
LF
1
1948
1948
WES
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
62
RP
1
1947
1947
IC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
-
1
1948
1948
IC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
-
1
1948
1948
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
2B
1
1945
1945
IC
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
66
3B
1
1946
1946
IC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
-
1
1948
1948
WES
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
68
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
-
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
70
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
71
SS
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
1B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
1B
1
1948
1948
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
C
5
1944
1948
IC
-0.1
-0.6
0.4
0.0
0.2
75
RF
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
-
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
77
1B
4
1945
1948
IC
-0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
78
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
79
RP
1
1948
1948
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
80
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
81
-
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
RP
2
1945
1948
IC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
83
-
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
84
SS
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
86
LF
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
87
RF
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
88
2B
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.2
0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
89
RP
1
1948
1948
WES
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
90
3B
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
2B
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
93
-
1
1947
1947
IC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
94
-
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
95
-
1
1948
1948
WES
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
96
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
97
RF
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1948
1948
IC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
LF
1
1945
1945
IC
-0.3
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.0
100
RF
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
101
-
1
1948
1948
IC
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
102
RP
2
1945
1946
IC
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
103
-
1
1948
1948
IC
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
104
-
1
1946
1946
IC
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
105
RP
3
1946
1948
IC
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
106
-
1
1944
1944
IC
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
107
SS
3
1946
1948
IC
-0.6
-0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.2
108
-
2
1944
1945
IC
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
109
LF
1
1948
1948
IC
-0.8
-0.1
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
110
C
2
1944
1948
IC/WES
-1.1
0.1
-0.2
-1.0
0.0

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