Ira Thomas - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Ira Thomas



Ira Felix Thomas


Born: January 22, 1881 in Ballston Spa, NY
Died: October 11, 1958 in Philadelphia, PA
          (77 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 200
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Notes:


• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Compared to Contemporary Catchers (Top 50)

Compare With:



Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
C
17
1910-1926
16.8
16.1
-0.7
0.0
1.4
2
C
13
1901-1915
15.6
14.8
-0.9
0.0
1.7
3
C
18
1901-1919
15.0
17.3
-5.6
0.0
3.3
4
C
20
1906-1925
12.1
2.3
6.6
0.0
3.3
5
C
12
1910-1928
11.0
6.9
2.5
0.0
1.6
6
C
12
1899-1912
7.0
6.6
0.2
0.0
0.3
7
C
8
1911-1918
5.1
5.8
-1.1
0.0
0.4
8
C
15
1909-1923
4.3
3.6
-0.1
0.2
0.7
9
C
21
1886-1913
3.6
3.5
-0.7
0.0
0.9
10
C
12
1905-1917
3.2
1.1
1.5
0.0
0.6
11
C
18
1899-1922
2.0
0.5
0.8
0.0
0.7
12
C
15
1898-1914
1.3
2.1
-1.0
0.0
0.2
13
C
2
1911-1914
1.2
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.1
14
C
4
1909-1912
1.2
1.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
15
C
12
1900-1917
1.1
-0.3
0.7
0.0
0.7
16
C
7
1912-1927
0.7
-0.1
0.7
0.0
0.1
17
C
3
1912-1923
0.7
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
18
C
10
1903-1912
0.7
-0.9
0.7
-0.1
1.0
19
C
16
1904-1923
0.6
-0.5
-1.2
1.0
1.3
20
C
2
1909-1914
0.6
0.1
0.4
0.0
0.1
21
C
2
1911-1912
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
22
C
1
1912
0.4
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
23
C
8
1907-1914
0.4
0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.3
24
C
3
1910-1918
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
25
C
2
1905-1915
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
26
C
2
1912-1923
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
27
C
3
1909-1913
0.2
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
28
C
7
1904-1912
0.0
0.7
-0.7
0.0
0.0
29
C
4
1910-1913
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
30
C
9
1911-1921
0.0
-1.1
0.7
0.0
0.4
31
C
4
1909-1912
-0.1
0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.1
32
C
1
1912
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
33
C
2
1912-1912
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
34
C
2
1910-1912
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.3
0.0
35
C
2
1911-1913
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
36
C
2
1911-1914
-0.2
0.1
0.1
-0.4
0.0
37
C
3
1906-1914
-0.2
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
38
C
3
1910-1912
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
39
C
6
1911-1918
-0.3
0.3
-0.8
0.0
0.2
40
C
11
1906-1916
-0.3
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.1
41
C
5
1910-1914
-0.8
-0.3
-0.6
0.0
0.1
42
C
7
1908-1915
-0.9
-0.7
-0.3
0.0
0.1

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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, 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