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Verdell Mathis



Verdell Jackson Mathis
(Lefty)

Born: November 18, 1913 in Crawfordsville, AR
Died: October 30, 1998 in Memphis, TN
          (84 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 155
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Notes:


• High School: Booker T. Washington HS (Memphis, TN)
• Buried: Memphis Memory Gardens (Memphis, TN)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
26
CF
1
3
.250
9
4
2
0
0
50.2
25
18
42
14
28
0
1
3.20
117
MULT
MULT
27
SP
6
7
.462
18
10
7
0
0
100.1
51
42
103
47
53
0
0
339
3.77
113
MULT
MULT
28
SP
4
5
.444
12
8
7
1
1
69.1
34
23
65
0
13
34
0
0
0
16
2.99
109
29
SP
6
4
.600
15
10
7
1
0
88.1
40
34
91
2
21
44
1
2
384
3.46
117
30
SP
7
2
.778
12
10
8
1
0
82.0
33
26
79
3
23
56
0
0
2
346
2.85
114
MULT
MULT
31
CF
3
2
.600
7
6
4
0
0
41.0
21
16
44
0
7
20
0
0
2
174
3.51
124
MRS
NAL
32
LF
0
2
.000
2
2
1
0
0
11.0
5
3
11
0
3
6
0
0
1
47
2.45
166
MRS
NAL
33
SP
1
1
.500
3
3
1
0
0
16.1
15
13
19
2
16
9
0
0
1
73
7.16
69
MRS
NAL
34
SP
1
2
.333
4
3
1
0
0
21.0
16
13
25
2
11
16
0
1
0
98
5.57
89
9
7
SP
29
28
.509
82
56
38
3
1
480.0
240
188
479
9
155
266
1
1
9
1477
3.53
114
162 Game Average
14
14
.509
40
28
19
1
1
236.2
118
93
236
8
76
131
1
1
5
1025
3.53
114
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
25
23
.521
69
49
33
3
1
405.1
201
155
400
9
113
233
1
1
9
1138
3.44
114
1
vs Latin Leagues
4
5
.444
13
7
5
0
74.2
39
33
79
42
33
339
3.98
112
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
21
20
.512
58
41
30
2
1
354.0
173
131
351
8
101
203
1
1
8
971
3.33
115
1
Chicago American Giants
-
0
1
.000
1
1
0
0
0
3.1
8
7
10
1
3
0
0
18.90
20
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
4
5
.444
13
7
5
0
74.2
39
33
79
42
33
339
3.98
112
1
NAL All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
1
1
1
1
0
9.0
0
0
4
0
5
0
0
0.00
0
3
West All Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
3
2
0
0
0
9.1
3
1
7
0
2
6
0
0
0
37
0.96
489
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
2
2
.500
5
4
2
0
0
25.2
15
14
23
1
7
16
0
1
111
4.91
103
1
South All Stars
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
4.0
2
2
5
0
2
0
0
0
0
19
4.50
92



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
MRS
NAL
26
CF
50.2
1.11
1.32
13.7%
14.4%
6.8%
8.1%
2.00
1.77
MULT
MULT
27
SP
100.1
1.50
1.50
12.0%
12.8%
10.6%
8.4%
1.13
1.17
MULT
MULT
28
SP
69.1
1.13
1.23
12.1%
11.0%
4.6%
6.5%
2.62
1.49
0.0%
29
SP
88.1
1.27
1.36
11.5%
11.7%
5.5%
8.3%
2.10
1.54
0.5%
0.6%
30
SP
82.0
1.24
1.26
16.2%
11.2%
6.6%
6.6%
2.43
1.71
0.9%
1.0%
MULT
MULT
31
CF
41.0
1.24
1.42
11.5%
11.6%
4.0%
10.9%
2.86
1.51
0.0%
0.2%
MRS
NAL
32
LF
11.0
1.27
1.43
12.8%
14.0%
6.4%
8.7%
2.00
1.61
0.0%
0.6%
MRS
NAL
33
SP
16.1
2.14
1.61
12.3%
11.9%
21.9%
9.6%
0.56
1.24
2.7%
0.9%
MRS
NAL
34
SP
21.0
1.71
1.60
16.3%
12.9%
11.2%
9.4%
1.45
1.38
2.0%
0.9%
9
7
SP
480.0
1.32
1.37
13.0%
12.2%
7.6%
8.4%
1.72
1.49
0.8%
0.5%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Negro Leagues
405.1
1.27
1.33
13.6%
12.7%
6.6%
7.8%
2.06
1.60
0.8%
0.5%
1
vs Latin Leagues
74.2
1.62
1.60
9.7%
9.5%
12.4%
11.0%
0.79
0.87
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
354.0
1.28
1.33
13.6%
13.0%
6.8%
7.8%
2.01
1.68
0.8%
0.5%
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
74.2
1.62
1.60
9.7%
9.5%
12.4%
11.0%
0.79
0.87
1
Chicago American Giants
-
3.1
3.30
1.23
14.3%
14.3%
4.8%
7.1%
3.00
2.02
1
NAL All Stars
SP
9.0
0.44
0.44
16.7%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.00
0.00
3
West All Stars
SP
9.1
0.96
1.68
16.2%
13.8%
5.4%
10.6%
3.00
1.32
0.0%
0.5%
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
25.2
1.17
1.55
14.4%
11.3%
6.3%
9.2%
2.29
1.23
0.9%
0.7%
1
South All Stars
-
4.0
1.75
1.65
0.0%
14.0%
10.5%
12.0%
0.00
1.17
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
MRS
NAL
26
CF
9
25
42
14
28
1
MULT
MULT
27
SP
18
339
51
103
47
53
0
MULT
MULT
28
SP
12
16
14
34
65
1
0
0
0
13
34
0
1
0
0
4.643
2.889
4.714
7.603
29
SP
15
384
352
40
91
12
7
2
5
21
44
2
9
.259
.304
.349
.653
30
SP
12
346
316
33
79
14
5
3
6
0
23
56
0
2
5
8
.250
.305
.354
.659
MULT
MULT
31
CF
7
174
163
21
44
5
2
0
2
0
7
20
0
2
2
0
2
.270
.308
.325
.633
MRS
NAL
32
LF
2
47
42
5
11
1
1
0
4
3
6
0
1
1
2
.262
.326
.333
.659
MRS
NAL
33
SP
3
73
63
15
19
3
1
2
5
16
9
0
1
3
1
.302
.450
.476
.926
MRS
NAL
34
SP
4
98
84
16
25
4
1
2
1
11
16
0
0
3
0
.298
.379
.440
.819
9
7
SP
82
1477
1034
240
479
40
17
9
23
0
155
266
0
9
24
0
13
.264
.323
.362
.685
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Negro Leagues
69
1138
1034
201
400
40
17
9
23
0
113
233
0
9
24
0
13
.264
.323
.362
.685
1
vs Latin Leagues
13
339
39
79
42
33
.000
.000
.000
.000
 
Team Lg Pos
9
Memphis Red Sox
SP
58
971
883
173
351
36
13
8
22
0
101
203
0
8
20
12
.270
.329
.367
.696
1
Chicago American Giants
-
1
8
10
1
3
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
Alijadores de Tampico
SP
13
339
39
79
42
33
.000
.000
.000
.000
1
NAL All Stars
SP
1
0
4
0
5
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
3
West All Stars
SP
3
37
33
3
7
1
1
0
0
0
2
6
0
0
2
0
1
.212
.257
.303
.560
1
Philadelphia Stars
SP
5
111
101
15
23
3
3
1
1
7
16
1
2
.228
.284
.347
.631
1
South All Stars
-
1
19
17
2
5
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.294
.368
.294
.663

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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.

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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