Walter Thomas - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Walter Thomas



Walter Lewis Thomas
(Bancy; Big Dean)

Born: October 22, 1911 in Mobile, AL
Died: September 28, 1983 in Big Rapids, MI
          (71 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Buried: Merrill Township Cemetery (Brohman, MI)
• Relatives: Orrel Thomas (Brother)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CAG
NN2
23
SP
16
28
26
3
7
1
1
0
2
0
0
0
2
.269
.269
.385
.654
70
CAG
IND
24
RP
6
8
8
2
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.375
.625
80
NAL
25
SP
9
20
18
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
.000
.053
.000
.053
-84
KCM
NAL
32
RF
11
47
44
7
8
1
1
0
3
1
1
2
.182
.200
.250
.450
44
KCM
NAL
33
RF
43
174
158
22
46
5
4
0
13
4
10
0
2
4
.291
.341
.373
.715
113
CAG
NAL
34
CF
13
52
49
5
14
1
0
0
3
0
3
0
0
.286
.327
.306
.633
88
6
3
RF
98
329
303
41
77
9
6
0
23
5
15
0
2
9
.254
.294
.323
.617
83
162 Game Average
544
501
68
127
15
10
0
38
11
25
0
4
15
.254
.294
.323
.617
83
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Chicago American Giants
CF
38
95
90
11
23
3
1
0
7
0
3
0
0
2
.256
.280
.311
.591
68
1
Detroit Stars II
-
6
13
11
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.000
.083
.000
.083
-75
2
Kansas City Monarchs
RF
54
221
202
29
54
6
5
0
16
5
11
0
2
6
.267
.312
.347
.658
98



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CAG
NN2
28
.268
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.115
.131
CAG
IND
8
.280
.320
0.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.125
.094
NAL
20
.038
.328
5.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.113
KCM
NAL
47
.206
.297
2.1%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.068
.069
KCM
NAL
174
.330
.313
5.7%
6.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.082
.088
CAG
NAL
52
.314
.326
5.8%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.020
.075
6
3
329
.286
.316
4.6%
7.2%
0.0%
0.7%
.069
.088
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Chicago American Giants
95
.275
.329
3.2%
8.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.056
.095
1
Detroit Stars II
13
.058
.334
7.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
2
Kansas City Monarchs
221
.304
.310
5.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.079
.084

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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