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)


All Teammate Team
Glossary

Left Field Yrs First Last
1
1938
1938
1.8
1
1944
1944
1.3
5
1939
1944
0.6
1
1939
1939
0.2
1
1942
1942
0.1
Center Field Yrs First Last
5
1939
1944
3.0
1
1938
1938
1.0
2
1937
1939
1.0
2
1937
1938
-0.1
1
1939
1939
-0.1

Right Field Yrs First Last
7
1937
1944
5.4
1
1944
1944
1.4
1
1938
1938
0.8
1
1944
1944
0.3
2
1939
1944
0.1
Shortstop Yrs First Last
3
1939
1944
3.2
1
1938
1938
1.9
1
1939
1939
0.4
1
1939
1939
0.1
1
1944
1944
0.1
Second Base Yrs First Last
4
1940
1944
2.2
1
1944
1944
0.7
1
1938
1938
0.5
1
1939
1939
0.4
2
1937
1938
0.2
Third Base Yrs First Last
3
1940
1942
3.6
4
1940
1944
2.4
3
1937
1939
1.0
1
1939
1939
0.5
1
1938
1938
0.5
First Base Yrs First Last
5
1939
1944
10.2
1
1938
1938
0.1
2
1937
1938
0.0
2
1937
1938
0.0
1
1944
1944
0.0
Manager Yrs First Last
Catcher Yrs First Last
4
1939
1944
7.8
1
1939
1939
1.3
1
1941
1941
0.6
1
1940
1940
0.2
5
1939
1944
0.2
Starting Pitcher Yrs First Last
5
1939
1944
19.3
3
1939
1942
7.8
5
1939
1944
5.2
2
1941
1944
2.6
1
1939
1939
2.5
2
1942
1944
1.8
3
1941
1944
1.8
1
1939
1939
1.7
3
1939
1944
1.3
2
1937
1938
1.1
3
1937
1940
1.0
3
1940
1942
0.9
1
1938
1938
0.8
1
1944
1944
0.8
1
1938
1938
0.8
2
1937
1939
0.8
1
1940
1940
0.7
3
1939
1944
0.7
1
1941
1941
0.6
1
1942
1942
0.6
Relief Pitcher Yrs First Last
1
1938
1938
1.5
1
1944
1944
0.5
1
1944
1944
0.4
1
1938
1938
0.4
2
1937
1938
0.3
1
1939
1939
0.3
1
1944
1944
0.3
1
1944
1944
0.2
1
1938
1938
0.1
1
1944
1944
0.1
1
1938
1938
0.0
1
1937
1937
0.0
1
1938
1938
0.0
1
1938
1938
-0.1
1
1938
1938
-0.2
2
1937
1938
-0.3
1
1944
1944
-0.8
1
1944
1944
-0.9
2
1938
1941
-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