1947 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

1947 Season


Negro American League


1946 / 1948

Top Hitter


Hank
Thompson

Top Pitcher


Ford
Smith

Leaders

Stolen Bases

# Player Team SB
1
KCM
15
2
CBE
10
3
KCM
10
4
KCM
9
5
KCM
7
6
KCM
6
7
KCM
4
8
KCM
3
9
CAG
3
10
KCM
3


Players


Bats:


Throws:



# Team Pos Bats Throws
1
CIC
29
LF
104
5'9"
170
7/12/1917 (Maury County, TN)
9/2/1997 (Nashville, TN)
2
KCM
34
P
17
45.0
5'10"
185
R
R
9/15/1912 (Spartanburg, SC)
3/6/1999 (East Orange, NJ)
3
CIC
28
P
1
2.1
6'5"
213
R
10/23/1918 (Jacksonville, FL)
9/26/1948 (Tampa, FL)
4
CIC
46
SS
37
5'8"
160
R
R
5/19/1901 (Austin, TX)
6/9/1988 (Cincinnati, OH)
5
BBB
26
RF
23
4.1
5'11"
165
L
R
11/11/1920 (Hillsboro, TX)
1/24/1977 (Miami, FL)
6
CIC
-
1
7
CAG
32
CF
71
5'9"
170
L
R
4/27/1915 (Madison, MS)
4/15/1974 (Carbondale, IL)
8
BBB
26
1B
4
6'0"
170
R
R
5/16/1921 (Havana, Cuba)
9
CBE
25
3B
42
6'0"
180
R
R
5/9/1922 (Mobile, AL)
10
MRS
27
P
11
22.0
6'1"
184
R
R
5/3/1920 (Empire, AL)
5/2/1976 (Houston, TX)
11
MRS
34
2B
55
5'9"
163
R
R
11/22/1912 (Sulligent, AL)
12/17/1972 (Memphis, TN)
12
CIC
26
P
4
4.2
6'0"
186
R
R
2/20/1921 (Birmingham, AL)
13
BBB
36
C
47
6'3"
225
B
R
8/5/1910 (Baton Rouge, LA)
2/27/1981 (Los Angeles, CA)
14
BBB
32
C
11
5'11"
177
R
R
4/18/1915 (Birmingham, AL)
9/27/1970 (Birmingham, AL)
15
KCM
35
P
13
36.0
5'11"
180
R
8/23/1911 (Kansas City, KS)
5/2/1992 (Oakland, CA)
16
CAG
33
LF
31
5'8"
180
R
R
2/19/1914 (New Orleans, LA)
4/1/2006 (Houston, TX)
17
BBB
27
LF
2
5'10"
166
3/9/1920 (Arkadelphia, AR)
7/23/1987 (St. Louis, MO)
18
CBE
39
P
10
23.1
6'1"
195
R
R
1/13/1908 (Decatur, AL)
4/8/1982 (Cleveland, OH)
19
CAG
29
1B
58
6'0"
187
L
R
3/11/1918 (Birmingham, AL)
1/23/2005 (Birmingham, AL)
20
MRS
27
1B
72
5'10"
170
L
L
10/1/1919 (Potts Camp, MS)
9/7/2004 (Wichita, KS)
21
CBE
32
P
6
15.1
6'3"
192
R
R
5/12/1915 (Paducah, KY)
2/15/1994 (St. Louis, MO)
22
CBE
30
P
5
9.1
5'9"
176
R
R
7/18/1916 (New Orleans, LA)
6/19/1971 (Cleveland, OH)
23
CBE
40
P
10
20.0
6'4"
176
B
R
1/14/1907 (Leavenworth, KS)
3/26/1990 (Whittier, CA)
24
CIC
23
SS
19
5'8"
168
R
R
8/16/1923 (Clarksdale, MS)
4/15/2003 (Chicago, IL)
25
BBB
28
3B
61
5'8"
160
L
R
4/21/1919 (Mount Vernon, GA)
12/2/1990 (Chicago, IL)
26
CIC
28
P
7
9.2
6'0"
180
L
R
5/14/1919 (Scotland County, NC)
27
CBE
28
P
1
3.0
6'0"
155
R
R
10/23/1918 (Hamburg, AR)
3/3/1999 (Detroit, MI)
28
MRS
45
C
1
5'7"
162
B
R
9/16/1901 (Birmingham, AL)
4/7/1972 (Memphis, TN)
29
31
SS
25
5'4"
152
R
R
8/18/1915 (Des Moines, IA)
11/22/1973 (East Moline, IL)
30
KCM
32
CF
177
5'11"
200
R
R
6/26/1915 (Shreveport, LA)
8/4/1996 (Houston, TX)
31
CAG
33
1B
58
23.0
6'2"
200
L
L
2/15/1914 (Evansville, IN)
5/14/1985 (Uniontown, KY)
32
MRS
34
3B
45
5'7"
160
L
R
12/27/1912 (Haslam, TX)
12/20/1993 (Memphis, TN)
33
MRS
44
P
3
5.2
5'11"
176
L
R
12/8/1902 (Harpersville, AL)
1/23/1974 (Birmingham, AL)
34
BBB
30
LF
59
5'8"
170
R
R
7/1/1916 (Marianna, AR)
4/4/1982 (Kirkwood, MO)
35
CBE
19
P
16
36.0
6'0"
165
L
L
6/8/1928 (Colón, Panama)
6/14/1970 (Cristóbal, Panama)
36
CIC
30
LF
6
6'1"
190
L
R
11/25/1916 (Alapaha, GA)
8/13/1970 (Jacksonville, FL)
37
MRS
23
CF
63
6'0"
R
R
1924 (Havana, Cuba)
38
KCM
22
P
12
20.0
5'8"
168
L
L
1/7/1925 (Kansas City, KS)
2/9/1998 (Detroit, MI)
39
CIC
26
P
11
24.2
6'0"
155
L
R
7/12/1920 (Montezuma, GA)
3/22/2010 (Bloomington, IN)
40
KCM
RF
175
5'11"
175
R
R
41
CBE
34
2B
62
5'9"
172
R
R
5/31/1913 (Pleasant Hill, AL)
10/24/1993 (Birmingham, AL)
42
BBB
29
2B
59
6'3"
188
R
R
7/3/1917 (Piper, AL)
5/21/1997 (Birmingham, AL)
43
CBE
28
P
4
12.1
6'1"
165
R
R
7/28/1918 (Greenville, MS)
1/1/2013 (Houston, TX)
44
CIC
24
CF
91
5'7"
160
L
L
3/15/1923 (Havana, Cuba)
45
KCM
C
4
46
MRS
36
P
4
8.0
6'2"
180
R
R
10/3/1910 (Atlanta, GA)
8/21/1993 (Pompano Beach, FL)
47
KCM
26
LF
26
5'7"
165
L
L
12/29/1920 (Atlanta, GA)
12/11/2001 (Atlanta, GA)
48
CIC
31
SS
26
5'7"
150
R
R
1916 (birthplace unknown)
49
MRS
32
RF
49
5'11"
200
L
L
4/19/1915 (Báguanos, Cuba)
50
CIC
30
RF
24
5'10"
180
L
L
51
CIC
26
P
11
26.0
1921 (birthplace unknown)
52
CBE
30
RF
63
6'0"
170
B
R
6/30/1917 (Memphis, TN)
11/18/2006 (Erie, PA)
53
KCM
35
C
133
1.2
5'11"
190
R
R
10/17/1911 (Stone Mountain, GA)
7/19/1989 (Stone Mountain, GA)
54
BBB
3B
5
55
CIC
33
P
11
20.1
6'1"
205
R
R
6/26/1914 (Ponce, Puerto Rico)
4/29/1994 (Ponce, Puerto Rico)
56
CIC
27
3B
111
5'10"
187
R
R
1/20/1920 (Crawford, MS)
10/31/1997 (Birmingham, AL)
57
MRS
22
2B
50
5'6"
168
L
R
12/5/1924 (Wilson County, NC)
10/20/1993 (Brentwood, NY)
58
CBE
23
C
34
5'11"
195
R
R
10/24/1923 (Lincoln County, TN)
1/4/1991 (Stone Mountain, GA)
59
CIC
37
C
70
5'8"
165
R
R
1/12/1910 (Portsmouth, VA)
4/19/2000 (Los Angeles, CA)
60
BBB
27
P
8
18.2
5'7"
155
L
L
1/17/1920 (Athens, GA)
11/18/1999 (Birmingham, AL)
61
CIC
SS
2
62
CIC
36
P
11
29.1
5'5"
148
R
R
3/10/1911 (Inverness, FL)
5/16/1992 (Jacksonville, FL)
63
CAG
21
LF
90
6'2"
167
L
R
5/2/1926 (New Castle, AL)
4/4/1977 (death place unknown)
64
BBB
30
P
3
10.0
5'9"
165
L
12/18/1916 (Jackson, MS)
5/30/1988 (Birmingham, AL)
65
CIC
33
P
3
8.0
6'2"
210
R
R
1/10/1914 (Daytona Beach, FL)
2/1/2003 (Cerritos, CA)
66
39
P
11
25.0
5'9"
170
L
R
4/26/1908 (Lexington, KY)
1/31/1964 (Hartselle, AL)
67
MRS
40
RF
29
5'8"
155
R
R
4/10/1907 (Pontotoc, MS)
11/20/2003 (St. Louis, MO)
68
CAG
32
P
18
36.1
6'2"
195
R
R
7/11/1914 (Mount Airy, NC)
3/23/1998 (Springfield, MO)
69
CBE
30
CF
73
6'1"
178
B
R
1/23/1917 (Lowndes County, MS)
6/16/2001 (Erie, PA)
70
CAG
-
1
71
KCM
24
P
25
57.1
6'4"
200
R
R
12/27/1922 (Stone Mountain, GA)
11/28/2004 (Kansas City, MO)
72
CAG
P
11
22.2
73
MRS
28
C
28
6'2"
205
L
R
7/19/1918 (Dublin, MS)
11/17/1998 (Memphis, TN)
74
CBE
21
P
3
11.0
6'4"
192
R
R
12/14/1925 (Stewartsville, OH)
11/5/1971 (Morgantown, WV)
75
CBE
28
3B
27
5'11"
160
R
R
7/11/1918 (Gatún, Panama)
5/13/2003 (Miami, FL)
76
CIC
C
77
KCM
26
P
62
105.0
6'1"
173
L
L
7/29/1920 (Potosi, MO)
1/15/2000 (North Kansas City, MO)
78
CAG
36
P
12
24.0
5'9"
180
R
R
3/25/1911 (Kansas City, MO)
1/1971 (Kansas City, KS)
79
CAG
28
2B
91
5'11"
175
L
R
7/15/1918 (New Albany, MS)
7/16/1984 (Southfield, MI)
80
MRS
37
C
38
5'9"
210
R
R
9/7/1909 (Little Rock, AR)
7/1977 (Memphis, TN)
81
CAG
-
1
82
MRS
33
P
7
12.1
5'11"
155
L
L
11/18/1913 (Crawfordsville, AR)
10/30/1998 (Memphis, TN)
83
CAG
27
P
11
27.2
5'11"
172
R
R
2/20/1920 (Leavenworth, KS)
11/10/2015 (Lemon Grove, CA)
84
CAG
26
RF
56
6'2"
195
L
R
5/8/1921 (Clinton, KY)
5/24/2002 (Chicago, IL)
85
CAG
18
SS
70
6'0"
177
R
R
12/15/1928 (San Antonio, TX)
4/13/1996 (San Antonio, TX)
86
CIC
29
RF
97
1.0
6'3"
180
L
L
2/17/1918 (Birmingham, AL)
8/23/1982 (Cincinnati, OH)
87
CAG
24
3B
64
6'3"
230
R
R
8/11/1922 (San Antonio, TX)
5/24/2013 (San Antonio, TX)
88
2B
6
R
R
89
CBE
28
LF
6
5'6"
160
4/21/1919 (Henderson, TX)
4/1973 (death place unknown)
90
30
1B
67
6'0"
190
R
R
5/14/1917 (East Saint Louis, IL)
7/4/1998 (Ferguson, MO)
91
KCM
25
P
1
4.0
5'6"
164
L
6/11/1922 (Marion, LA)
5/10/2002 (Monroe, LA)
92
CIC
26
2B
112
5'9"
165
R
R
10/12/1920 (Apopka, FL)
7/10/1998 (St. Joseph, MI)
93
CBE
25
LF
60
6'0"
190
R
R
9/1/1921 (Bradenton, FL)
7/26/1949 (Philadelphia, PA)
94
BBB
28
P
14
29.2
5'10"
170
R
R
6/9/1919 (Bonham, AL)
6/23/1983 (Bremen Township, IL)
95
KCM
35
1B
207
5'10"
190
R
R
11/13/1911 (Carrabelle, FL)
10/6/2006 (Kansas City, MO)
96
KCM
40
P
9
17.0
6'3"
180
R
R
7/7/1906 (Mobile, AL)
6/8/1982 (Kansas City, MO)
97
CAG
31
C
3
5'11"
167
10/6/1915 (Clarendon, AR)
7/1976 (St. Louis, MO)
98
BBB
25
P
13
24.0
6'3"
200
L
R
4/14/1922 (Elmore, AL)
10/13/1982 (Birmingham, AL)
99
CIC
27
C
15
5'9"
230
R
R
9/18/1919 (Grant, OK)
8/22/1993 (Seattle, WA)
100
BBB
32
P
7
20.0
5'10"
175
R
R
1/24/1915 (Alabama City, AL)
11/23/1996 (Dolomite, AL)
101
BBB
28
P
8
15.0
6'2"
195
L
R
5/8/1919 (Comer, GA)
8/21/2004 (Birmingham, AL)
102
MRS
23
P
3
4.1
6'0"
175
B
R
8/15/1923 (St. Louis, MO)
12/24/2005 (Grand Rapids, MI)
103
CIC
27
P
9
14.2
6'2"
200
R
R
6/19/1920 (Yauco, Puerto Rico)
104
MRS
29
P
6
14.0
5'11"
174
R
R
8/24/1917 (Grady, AL)
4/7/2003 (Birmingham, AL)
105
KCM
24
2B
184
5'11"
175
R
R
3/1/1923 (Newark, NJ)
9/3/1991 (Atlanta, GA)
106
CAG
24
P
16
12.2
5'8"
156
L
L
10/20/1922 (McComb, MS)
7/6/2001 (Chicago, IL)
107
KCM
19
P
12
27.0
5'10"
170
L
L
1/26/1928 (San Diego, CA)
8/1/1997 (San Diego, CA)
108
CAG
24
C
63
5'10"
180
L
R
1/5/1923 (San Diego, CA)
1/14/2003 (Chula Vista, CA)
109
KCM
17
SS
78
5'8"
165
R
R
8/16/1929 (Pineland, TX)
11/14/1969 (Oakland, CA)
110
CAG
27
3B
4
6'0"
185
3/27/1920 (Little Rock, AR)
4/5/2013 (Grand Rapids, MI)
111
MRS
39
LF
42
5'11"
183
R
R
7/31/1907 (Birmingham, AL)
7/23/1983 (Cincinnati, OH)
112
BBB
34
CF
69
5'8"
180
B
R
4/1/1913 (Oklahoma City, OK)
3/26/1984 (Pacoima, CA)
113
BBB
34
2B
12
6'1"
180
R
R
8/31/1912 (Calhoun, AL)
1/24/2002 (Elizabeth City, NC)
114
KCM
19
SS
30
6'1"
178
R
R
8/14/1927 (Galveston, TX)
1/22/2008 (Pasadena, CA)
115
MRS
26
LF
35
5'8"
167
L
L
10/2/1920 (Memphis, TN)
3/22/2013 (Memphis, TN)
116
KCM
33
LF
224
5'10"
165
L
L
8/28/1913 (Magnolia, AR)
3/7/1967 (Los Angeles, CA)
117
KCM
P
4
6.0
6'2"
235
R
118
MRS
28
P
16
21.2
5'9"
150
12/9/1918 (Rena Lara, MS)
12/4/1997 (San Diego, CA)
119
CBE
19
SS
60
6'0"
186
R
R
2/7/1928 (Kirkwood, MO)
1/3/2002 (Hammond, IN)
120
KCM
28
P
39
56.0
6'1"
198
B
R
1/19/1919 (Phoenix, AZ)
2/26/1983 (Phoenix, AZ)
121
KCM
40
P
45
75.2
6'2"
180
R
R
2/27/1907 (Giddings, TX)
11/18/1983 (Kansas City, MO)
122
KCM
34
3B
242
5'9"
150
B
R
2/5/1913 (West Monroe, LA)
7/12/1978 (Los Angeles, CA)
123
BBB
31
RF
56
5'10"
185
L
R
8/8/1915 (Dallas County, AL)
10/1/1978 (Birmingham, AL)
124
CAG
28
P
9
21.2
6'2"
185
L
R
3/14/1919 (Benton, LA)
12/10/2000 (Shreveport, LA)
125
KCM
30
RF
122
6'3"
198
B
R
1/2/1917 (South Bend, IN)
3/3/1978 (Chicago, IL)
126
KCM
24
C
125
6'0"
161
R
R
7/22/1922 (Carrier Mills, IL)
12/21/1996 (San Antonio, TX)
127
CIC
29
1B
107
6'3"
195
B
R
5/3/1918 (Jersey, AR)
1/18/1967 (El Paso, TX)
128
BBB
CF
9
129
KCM
21
SS
158
5'9"
174
L
R
12/8/1925 (Oklahoma City, OK)
9/30/1969 (Fresno, CA)
130
CAG
C
16
R
R
131
CBE
34
C
29
6'2"
225
B
R
12/25/1912 (Dublin, GA)
8/10/1993 (Creve Coeur, MO)
132
CAG
32
1B
13
5'9"
147
R
R
6/22/1915 (Olive Branch, TN)
6/17/2013 (Georgetown, OH)
133
CIC
25
P
6
15.2
5'8"
160
L
L
8/20/1921 (Güines, Cuba)
3/16/2008 (New York, NY)
134
CIC
RF
33
135
CIC
42
3B
23
0.2
5'11"
190
R
R
9/10/1904 (Austin, TX)
136
CBE
29
1B
73
5'9"
160
L
L
6/19/1918 (Greenville, FL)
12/13/1990 (Los Angeles, CA)
137
CAG
32
2B
14
5'11"
153
R
R
8/16/1914 (Whitehaven, TN)
138
CIC
42
SS
20
5'9"
170
R
R
8/10/1904 (Shawnee, OK)
1/22/1989 (Austin, TX)
139
MRS
24
SS
53
5'5"
165
R
R
10/23/1922 (Austin, TX)
1/4/1994 (Austin, TX)
140
BBB
35
1B
2
6'0"
218
B
R
8/9/1911 (Mobile, AL)
6/1970 (Philadelphia, PA)
141
MRS
29
P
9
18.2
5'8"
173
L
R
8/7/1917 (Redland, OK)
4/1/1963 (Contra Costa, CA)
142
CBE
27
P
3
3.2
5'10"
170
L
L
4/9/1920 (Clarksdale, MS)
6/5/2005 (Detroit, MI)
143
CBE
24
LF
14
6'0"
185
L
R
2/5/1923 (Meridian, MS)
1/31/1996 (Chicago, IL)
144
CIC
31
P
32
60.1
6'2"
210
R
R
145
BBB
24
P
4
6.2
5'11"
175
L
R
10/13/1922 (Ketona, AL)
8/8/2007 (San Jose, CA)
146
BBB
26
SS
68
5'10"
162
L
R
10/28/1920 (Jefferson County, AL)
10/31/2010 (Portland, OR)
147
MRS
P
1
2.2
148
36
P
15
35.2
6'1"
180
R
R
5/7/1911 (Clarksville, TN)
10/23/1993 (Clarksville, TN)
149
CIC
29
LF
8
6'0"
163
R
R
9/23/1917 (Havana, Cuba)
150
CAG
34
C
14
6'1"
230
R
R
6/13/1913 (East Saint Louis, IL)

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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