David Whatley - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

David Whatley



David Samuel Whatley
(Speed; Hammer Man)

Born: November 10, 1914 in Griffin, GA
Died: March 13, 1961 in Oakland, CA
          (46 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: R
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


• Buried: Golden Gate National Cemetery (San Bruno, CA)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
22
RF
28
123
117
27
42
7
7
5
31
4
3
2
1
.359
.385
.667
1.052
179
23
RF
29
122
111
24
43
6
2
0
9
6
0
9
1
1
.387
.438
.477
.915
168
MULT
24
RF
35
143
138
28
52
7
4
1
17
4
3
2
.377
.390
.507
.897
143
HG
NN2
25
RF
48
219
197
41
58
8
2
2
30
7
20
2
.294
.359
.386
.745
95
HG
26
RF
39
174
157
26
44
8
3
2
18
7
12
0
4
1
.280
.329
.408
.737
109
HG
27
RF
37
150
134
22
41
4
1
0
9
3
15
0
1
.306
.376
.351
.727
112
NN2
29
RF
11
33
29
3
7
1
0
0
4
1
4
0
0
0
0
.241
.333
.276
.609
63
7
6
RF
227
964
883
171
287
41
19
10
118
32
0
66
0
3
11
1
0
.325
.374
.448
.822
127
162 Game Average
688
630
122
205
29
14
7
84
24
0
47
0
7
8
162
0
.325
.374
.448
.822
127
 
Team Lg Pos
1
South All Stars
-
1
5
5
2
2
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
.400
.400
.400
.800
71
2
Birmingham Black Barons
RF
51
220
206
45
79
13
9
5
40
7
10
3
1
.383
.420
.607
1.027
186
1
Memphis Red Sox
RF
5
20
17
4
4
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
0
1
.235
.316
.235
.551
61
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
RF
2
8
8
1
3
1
0
0
2
1
0
0
.375
.375
.500
.875
156
5
Homestead Grays
RF
165
705
642
119
198
27
10
5
76
21
53
0
0
9
1
0
.308
.361
.405
.766
111
1
New York Black Yankees
LF
3
6
5
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.200
.333
.200
.533
45



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
123
.453
.338
2.4%
7.6%
4.1%
0.9%
.308
.119
122
.427
.320
7.4%
7.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.090
.095
MULT
143
.404
.340
2.1%
8.4%
0.7%
1.7%
.130
.110
HG
NN2
219
.348
.350
9.1%
9.6%
0.9%
1.4%
.091
.122
HG
174
.333
.322
6.9%
8.2%
1.1%
1.2%
.127
.106
HG
150
.353
.327
10.0%
9.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.045
.094
NN2
33
.305
.349
12.1%
8.5%
0.0%
0.9%
.034
.106
7
6
964
.376
.334
6.8%
8.6%
1.0%
1.2%
.123
.109
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
South All Stars
5
.365
.401
0.0%
3.8%
0.0%
2.6%
.000
.203
2
Birmingham Black Barons
220
.458
.328
4.5%
7.7%
2.3%
0.8%
.223
.106
1
Memphis Red Sox
20
.269
.322
10.0%
8.6%
0.0%
1.0%
.000
.098
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
8
.407
.319
0.0%
9.1%
0.0%
0.8%
.125
.096
5
Homestead Grays
705
.354
.336
7.5%
9.0%
0.7%
1.3%
.097
.109
1
New York Black Yankees
6
.284
.347
16.7%
8.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.105

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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.

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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.


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