Sam Jethroe - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Jethroe



Samuel Jethroe
(Jet)

Born: January 23, 1917 in Lowndes County, MS
Died: June 16, 2001 in Erie, PA
          (84 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 178
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Notes:


• High School: Lincoln HS (East St. Louis, IL)
• Buried: Erie Cemetery (Erie, PA)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
27
CF
18
76
68
15
25
4
0
1
10
1
7
2
0
1
0
0
.368
.427
.471
.897
176
25
CF
33
132
124
20
37
10
1
1
18
7
0
6
0
0
0
2
0
0
.298
.331
.419
.750
129
MULT
MULT
29
CF
34
145
130
24
30
5
2
1
15
6
0
10
0
0
2
3
0
0
.231
.296
.323
.619
89
AB3
NAL
21
C
1
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
192
CBE
NAL
26
CF
36
148
142
28
44
12
4
1
14
5
5
0
1
0
.310
.333
.472
.805
150
CBE
NAL
31
CF
9
42
35
10
10
4
1
1
6
5
4
3
0
.286
.405
.543
.948
149
MULT
28
CF
25
107
95
15
30
5
6
1
21
6
0
10
0
2
0
.316
.393
.526
.919
182
MULT
30
CF
26
118
101
28
34
8
4
2
11
12
0
13
1
1
3
0
0
.337
.417
.554
.972
154
8
5
CF
182
771
698
140
211
49
18
8
95
42
0
55
2
1
8
10
0
0
.302
.360
.458
.819
143
162 Game Average
686
621
125
188
44
16
7
85
40
0
49
65
3
10
9
0
0
.302
.360
.458
.819
143
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Negro Leagues
169
720
653
138
202
48
17
8
92
41
0
51
2
1
8
8
0
0
.309
.367
.472
.838
148
1
vs Major Leagues
13
51
45
2
9
1
1
0
3
1
4
0
2
.200
.265
.267
.532
65
 
Team Lg Pos
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
C
1
3
3
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.333
.333
.667
1.000
192
4
West All Stars
CF
7
26
24
5
5
0
2
0
4
3
0
0
2
0
2
0
0
0
.208
.269
.375
.644
71
7
Cleveland Buckeyes
CF
160
687
622
133
195
47
15
8
88
38
0
51
1
6
8
0
.314
.371
.476
.847
151
1
South All Stars
-
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
113
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
CF
13
51
45
2
9
1
1
0
3
1
4
0
2
.200
.265
.267
.532
65



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
AB3
NAL
3
.440
.314
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.333
.094
132
.348
.309
4.5%
0.0%
7.2%
0.8%
0.7%
.121
.078
CBE
NAL
148
.375
.308
3.4%
7.1%
0.7%
0.5%
.162
.075
76
.424
.306
9.2%
2.6%
6.8%
3.50
1.3%
0.5%
.103
.073
MULT
107
.424
.305
9.3%
7.0%
0.9%
0.6%
.211
.081
MULT
MULT
145
.292
.308
6.9%
0.0%
7.4%
0.7%
0.8%
.092
.087
MULT
118
.429
.359
11.0%
10.0%
1.7%
0.8%
.218
.109
CBE
NAL
42
.432
.355
9.5%
9.1%
2.4%
0.9%
.257
.115
8
5
771
.378
.318
7.1%
7.7%
11.8%
8.3%
0.00
0.94
1.0%
0.6%
.156
.085
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
8
Negro Leagues
720
.388
.320
7.1%
7.8%
11.8%
8.3%
0.00
0.94
1.1%
0.6%
.162
.083
1
vs Major Leagues
51
.237
.286
7.8%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.067
.114
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
St. Louis-New Orleans-Harrisburg Stars
3
.440
.314
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.7%
.333
.094
4
West All Stars
26
.304
.322
0.0%
8.6%
11.8%
8.3%
0.00
0.94
0.0%
0.2%
.167
.078
7
Cleveland Buckeyes
687
.392
.321
7.4%
7.7%
1.2%
0.6%
.162
.084
1
South All Stars
4
.250
.235
0.0%
7.4%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.032
1
Satchel Paige's Colored All Stars
51
.237
.286
7.8%
6.6%
0.0%
1.4%
.067
.114

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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, 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