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


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
2
1944
1945
0.6
4
1940
1944
0.5
1
1942
1942
0.5
1
1947
1947
0.4
2
1944
1945
0.4
Center Field Yrs First Last
3
1942
1944
3.0
2
1942
1943
1.1
1
1948
1948
0.9
2
1942
1943
0.3
2
1945
1946
0.3

Right Field Yrs First Last
6
1942
1947
3.3
1
1943
1943
2.2
2
1940
1941
0.4
1
1948
1948
0.2
1
1948
1948
0.2
Shortstop Yrs First Last
6
1942
1947
4.2
4
1944
1947
3.7
1
1943
1943
0.4
2
1942
1945
0.4
1
1948
1948
0.1
Second Base Yrs First Last
9
1940
1948
4.7
1
1940
1940
0.0
1
1948
1948
0.0
Third Base Yrs First Last
6
1941
1946
2.4
1
1948
1948
1.8
4
1944
1947
1.0
1
1940
1940
0.4
1
1942
1942
0.2
First Base Yrs First Last
1
1948
1948
0.9
5
1940
1948
0.6
1
1943
1943
0.3
1
1945
1945
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.0
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
4
1940
1943
1.1
1
1948
1948
1.0
2
1947
1948
0.1
2
1940
1941
0.1
1
1941
1941
0.0
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1948
1948
3.2
5
1940
1944
2.7
1
1948
1948
2.5
5
1941
1945
2.2
2
1946
1947
1.4
3
1943
1945
1.4
2
1946
1947
1.3
1
1942
1942
1.2
3
1940
1942
0.9
5
1943
1947
0.8
2
1944
1945
0.7
1
1948
1948
0.6
4
1941
1944
0.5
1
1948
1948
0.2
2
1942
1944
0.0
6
1941
1946
-0.1
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
4
1941
1945
0.7
2
1946
1947
0.4
1
1944
1944
0.3
1
1948
1948
0.3
3
1941
1943
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1947
1947
0.3
2
1941
1942
0.3
1
1940
1940
0.3
1
1948
1948
0.2
1
1940
1940
0.1
2
1942
1943
0.1
1
1945
1945
0.0
2
1946
1947
-0.1
1
1945
1945
-0.1
1
1948
1948
-0.1
1
1940
1940
-0.2
1
1943
1943
-0.2
2
1944
1948
-0.4
3
1940
1943
-0.8

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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