Tommy Sampson - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Tommy Sampson



Thomas Sampson
(Toots)

Born: August 31, 1912 in Calhoun, AL
Died: January 24, 2002 in Elizabeth City, NC
          (89 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• Buried: Oak Grove Cemetery (Elizabeth City, NC)
• Visit Manager Page


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SS
6
1942
1947
BBB
4.2
3.7
0.2
0.0
0.2
2
SS
4
1944
1947
BBB
3.7
3.0
0.3
0.0
0.5
3
RF
6
1942
1947
BBB
3.3
4.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
4
SP
1
1948
1948
NYC
3.2
0.7
0.2
2.3
0.0
5
CF
3
1942
1944
BBB
3.0
2.4
0.6
0.0
-0.1
6
SP
5
1940
1944
BBB/WES
2.7
0.3
0.0
2.4
0.0
7
SP
1
1948
1948
NYC
2.5
0.4
0.0
2.1
0.0
8
3B
6
1941
1946
WES/BBB
2.4
1.0
1.8
0.0
-0.3
9
SP
5
1941
1945
BBB
2.2
-0.4
0.0
2.6
0.0
10
RF
1
1943
1943
BBB
2.2
1.7
0.7
0.0
-0.2
11
3B
1
1948
1948
NYC
1.8
2.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
12
SP
2
1946
1947
BBB
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
13
SP
3
1943
1945
BBB
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.3
0.0
14
SP
2
1946
1947
BBB
1.3
0.0
0.0
1.3
0.0
15
SP
1
1942
1942
BBB
1.2
0.2
0.0
1.0
0.0
16
CF
2
1942
1943
WES/BBB
1.1
1.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
17
C
4
1940
1943
BBB
1.1
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.3
18
3B
4
1944
1947
BBB
1.0
1.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
19
C
1
1948
1948
NYC
1.0
1.3
-0.4
0.0
0.1
20
CF
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.9
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
21
1B
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.9
1.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
22
SP
3
1940
1942
BBB
0.9
0.3
0.0
0.6
0.0
23
SP
5
1943
1947
BBB
0.8
-0.3
0.0
1.2
0.0
24
RP
4
1941
1945
BBB
0.7
0.1
-0.1
0.7
-0.1
25
SP
2
1944
1945
BBB
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
26
SP
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
27
LF
2
1944
1945
BBB
0.6
0.4
-0.2
0.4
0.0
28
1B
5
1940
1948
MULT
0.6
1.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
29
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.5
-0.1
0.6
0.0
0.0
30
LF
4
1940
1944
BBB/WES
0.5
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
31
LF
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.5
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
32
-
3
1940
1942
WES
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
33
SP
4
1941
1944
BBB/WES
0.5
-0.4
0.0
0.8
0.0
34
LF
1
1947
1947
BBB
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.1
35
SS
1
1943
1943
WES
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
36
SS
2
1942
1945
BBB
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.1
37
3B
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.4
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.0
38
LF
2
1944
1945
BBB
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
39
RF
2
1940
1941
BBB
0.4
0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.1
40
RP
2
1946
1947
BBB
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
41
RP
1
1944
1944
BBB
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
42
RP
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
43
RP
3
1941
1943
WES
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
44
1B
1
1943
1943
BBB
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.1
45
CF
2
1942
1943
WES
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
46
LF
2
1941
1942
BBB
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
47
RP
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
48
RP
1
1947
1947
BBB
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
49
LF
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
50
RP
2
1941
1942
BBB
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
51
CF
2
1945
1946
BBB
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
52
RP
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
53
RP
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
54
-
1
1943
1943
BBB
0.2
-0.1
0.4
0.0
0.0
55
-
2
1940
1942
WES
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
56
RF
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.2
0.5
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
57
CF
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
58
SP
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
59
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.2
-0.3
0.4
0.0
0.1
60
-
2
1941
1942
WES
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
61
3B
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
62
RF
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
64
CF
2
1940
1941
BBB
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
65
RP
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
66
-
2
1940
1941
WES
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
67
3B
2
1942
1943
WES/BBB
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
68
CF
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
-
2
1941
1942
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
70
-
2
1940
1941
WES
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
71
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
72
C
2
1947
1948
BBB/NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
74
C
2
1940
1941
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
76
1B
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
77
RF
2
1942
1945
BBB
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
78
SS
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.1
0.5
-0.6
0.0
0.2
79
RP
2
1942
1943
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
80
3B
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
RF
1
1941
1941
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
83
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
RF
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
87
1B
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
3B
3
1940
1942
WES/BBB
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
92
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
94
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
C
1
1941
1941
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
C
4
1943
1947
BBB
0.0
-0.3
0.2
0.0
0.1
99
-
1
1946
1946
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1940
1940
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
LF
1
1947
1947
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
105
SS
1
1943
1943
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
-
1
1943
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1944
1944
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1944
1944
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
-
1
1944
1944
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
-
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
113
-
1
1941
1941
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
2B
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
C
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
SS
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
3B
1
1947
1947
BBB
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
SP
2
1942
1944
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
-
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
LF
3
1940
1943
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
CF
2
1945
1946
BBB
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
128
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
2B
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
131
LF
1
1948
1948
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
RF
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1947
1947
BBB
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
134
C
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
135
LF
1
1944
1944
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
136
-
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
137
LF
1
1941
1941
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
1B
1
1947
1947
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
1B
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
141
RP
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
142
C
1
1942
1942
BBB
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
LF
1
1944
1944
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
144
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
145
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
C
1
1940
1940
BBB
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
147
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
RP
2
1946
1947
BBB
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
149
-
1
1941
1941
WES
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
SP
6
1941
1946
BBB/WES
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
151
1B
1
1943
1943
BBB
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
152
SS
1
1940
1940
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
153
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
154
RP
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
CF
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
156
-
1
1942
1942
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
-
2
1940
1942
WES
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
158
LF
1
1942
1942
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
159
-
1
1943
1943
BBB
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
160
RF
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
161
LF
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
162
RP
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
163
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
164
RF
2
1941
1946
BBB
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
165
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
166
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
167
CF
2
1946
1947
BBB
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
168
-
1
1942
1942
WES
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
169
-
2
1942
1943
WES
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
170
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
171
1B
1
1942
1942
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
172
RP
1
1940
1940
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
173
-
1
1946
1946
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
174
CF
1
1947
1947
BBB
-0.2
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
175
1B
1
1940
1940
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
176
RP
1
1943
1943
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
177
-
1
1941
1941
BBB
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
178
1B
2
1946
1947
BBB
-0.2
-0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.1
179
-
1
1940
1940
WES
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
180
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
181
CF
1
1940
1940
BBB
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
182
-
1
1943
1943
WES
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
183
LF
1
1940
1940
BBB
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
184
C
5
1941
1945
WES/BBB
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.1
185
LF
1
1943
1943
BBB
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
186
-
1
1944
1944
BBB
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
187
-
1
1945
1945
BBB
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
188
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
189
SS
2
1940
1941
BBB
-0.4
-0.6
0.0
0.0
0.2
190
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
191
RP
2
1944
1948
NYC/BBB
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
192
1B
2
1942
1943
BBB
-0.4
0.5
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
193
-
1
1948
1948
NYC
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
194
CF
1
1947
1947
BBB
-0.6
0.1
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
195
RP
3
1940
1943
BBB
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
196
SS
3
1941
1943
BBB
-1.0
-0.9
-0.4
0.1
0.2
197
C
5
1941
1947
BBB/WES
-1.2
-0.8
-0.6
0.0
0.1

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com..

All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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, Wayne Stivers, 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