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


Fielding
Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CCB
NAL
25
18
WES
EWA
25
1
1
9.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.00
1.50
-0.8
-90.2
-0.8
0.0
CBE
NAL
26
16
140.0
39
2
1
0
.976
.954
2.64
2.30
3.5
25.3
3.1
0.5
CBE
NAL
27
14
WES
EWA
27
1
1
6.0
2
1
0
1
1.000
1.000
4.50
3.18
0.4
71.0
0.2
0.2
CBE
NAL
28
14
14
111.0
31
1
0
0
1.000
.958
2.59
2.00
4.0
35.7
3.9
0.1
CBE
WS
28
4
4
36.0
8
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
2.00
1.14
1.4
39.9
1.4
0.0
SAS
NSA
28
1
1
9.0
5
0
1
0
.833
.875
5.00
3.50
0.3
35.0
0.3
0.0
CBE
NAL
29
12
12
97.1
24
1
1
0
.962
.939
2.31
2.18
-0.6
-6.7
-0.2
-0.5
WES
EWA
29
2
2
17.0
5
1
0
0
1.000
1.000
3.18
2.91
0.0
1.9
-0.3
0.3
SPS
NvM
29
8
8
67.0
23
1
1
0
.960
.984
3.22
2.35
2.4
35.3
2.7
-0.3
CBE
NAL
30
16
16
134.0
37
3
2
0
.952
.937
2.69
2.53
4.9
36.6
4.3
0.6
CBE
WS
30
5
5
41.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
1.54
1.95
-1.5
-37.8
-1.5
0.0
WES
EWA
30
2
2
18.0
6
0
0
0
1.000
.833
3.00
2.57
0.1
8.1
0.1
0.0
CBE
NAL
31
9
9
74.1
18
0
1
0
.947
.938
2.18
2.22
1.0
13.7
1.4
-0.4
7
4
123
75
759.2
206
10
7
1
.969
.953
2.56
2.24
15.1
19.9
14.6
0.5


Glossary
Third Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CCB
NAL
25
1
CBE
NAL
26
13
97.2
10
14
3
1
.889
.933
2.21
2.87
-4.0
-41.3
-4.0
CBE
NAL
27
1
CBE
NAL
28
2
2
18.0
3
2
0
0
1.000
.928
2.50
3.19
-1.0
-56.4
-1.0
4
1
17
2
115.2
13
16
3
1
.906
.932
2.26
2.92
-5.1
-43.7
-5.1


Glossary
Second Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CCB
NAL
25
1
CBE
NAL
26
8
62.1
14
20
2
1
.944
.941
4.91
5.27
-1.9
-30.1
-1.9
CBE
NAL
27
2
CBE
NAL
29
5
5
41.0
11
15
5
3
.839
.915
5.71
5.28
-0.2
-4.5
-0.2
4
1
16
5
103.1
25
35
7
4
.896
.931
5.23
5.27
-2.1
-19.9
-2.1


Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CCB
NAL
25
9
CBE
NAL
28
1
0
4.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
.947
2.25
1.70
0.1
36.1
0.2
0.0
SPS
NvM
29
4
3
29.0
5
0
2
0
.714
.900
1.55
1.76
-1.2
-39.7
-1.2
0.0
3
2
14
3
33.0
6
0
2
0
.750
.906
1.64
1.75
-1.0
-30.5
-1.0
0.0


Glossary
Catcher
Team Lg Lg Lg
AB3
NAL
21
1
1
8.0
6
1
1
0
0
0
.875
.978
7.88
7.49
0.3
39.5
0.0
0.3
CBE
NAL
27
2
CBE
NAL
28
5
3
32.0
10
4
3
0
0
1
.824
.976
3.94
6.58
1.8
56.5
0.6
1.2
SPS
NvM
29
2
1
10.0
8
0
0
0
0
1
1.000
.975
7.20
7.71
0.3
31.5
-0.3
0.6
4
3
10
5
50.0
24
5
4
0
0
2
.879
.976
5.22
6.95
2.4
48.8
0.4
2.1


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
CCB
NAL
25
2
1
1
2


Glossary
Pinch Hitter
Team Lg
WES
EWA
25
1
SPS
NvM
29
1
2
2
2


Glossary
First Base
Team Lg Lg Lg
CBE
NAL
28
1
0
2.0
2
0
0
0
1.000
.979
9.00
10.86
0.0
-24.5
0.0
CBE
NAL
29
1
1
9.0
9
0
1
0
.900
.983
9.00
10.46
-0.5
-50.8
-0.5
2
1
2
1
11.0
11
0
1
0
.917
.982
9.00
10.53
-0.5
-46.0
-0.5



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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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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James