Jack Thornton - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Jack Thornton



Roy Jack Thornton

Born Roy Lee Thornton
Born: November 29, 1909 in Athens, GA
Died: November 4, 2002 in Chicago, IL
          (92 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• College: Morris Brown College (Atlanta, GA) , Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA)
• Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery (Alsip, IL)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BCA
NSL
22
1B
3
12
11
1
4
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
0
.364
.417
.364
.780
145
BCA
IND
27
1B
15
55
52
2
9
0
0
0
7
0
2
0
0
1
.173
.204
.173
.377
17
2
1
1B
18
67
63
3
13
0
0
0
10
0
3
0
0
1
.206
.242
.206
.449
40
162 Game Average
603
567
27
117
0
0
0
90
0
27
0
0
9
.206
.242
.206
.449
40



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BCA
NSL
12
.379
.299
8.3%
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.072
BCA
IND
55
.179
.299
3.6%
6.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.100
2
1
67
.215
.299
4.5%
6.7%
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.095

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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