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)


Fielding Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
22
RF
1
1.2
1
-0.2
25
-6.8
23
RF
2
0.0
28
6.7
MULT
24
RF
1
1
32
HG
NN2
25
RF
48
HG
NN2
26
RF
39
HG
27
RF
1
34
NN2
29
RF
1
7
3
7
6
RF
1
2
1.2
5
-0.2
213
-0.1
3
 
Team Lg Pos
1
South All Stars
-
1
-0.2
2
Birmingham Black Barons
RF
1
1.2
2
0.0
48
-3.3
1
Memphis Red Sox
RF
5
3.2
1
Jacksonville Red Caps
RF
2
5
Homestead Grays
RF
1
1
1
158
2
1
New York Black Yankees
CF
1
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, 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