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Sam Bankhead



Samuel Howard Bankhead


Born: September 18, 1910 in Sulligent, AL
Died: July 24, 1976 in Pittsburgh, PA
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 175
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Notes:


• Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (Sharpsburg, PA)
• Relatives: Dan Bankhead (Brother) , Fred Bankhead (Brother)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
MULT
21
SP
13
33
33
5
8
1
1
0
2
1
0
0
0
.242
.242
.333
.576
74
22
CF
38
162
147
28
44
5
2
0
18
6
0
13
0
0
0
2
0
0
.299
.356
.361
.717
96
23
SS
38
163
151
25
51
3
2
1
20
10
1
8
1
1
3
0
0
.338
.375
.404
.779
115
PC
24
LF
58
269
228
54
78
13
8
2
34
9
0
28
2
11
.342
.419
.496
.914
132
MULT
MULT
25
LF
65
268
235
38
79
17
4
1
39
6
20
0
0
13
0
0
.336
.388
.455
.844
115
26
LF
11
46
42
6
9
2
0
0
1
0
4
0
0
.214
.283
.262
.545
54
27
CF
34
153
136
23
31
5
0
2
17
7
0
14
0
0
0
3
0
0
.228
.300
.309
.609
61
HG
MULT
28
2B
40
181
157
31
48
5
2
2
21
8
19
5
.306
.381
.401
.782
111
CBM
MEX
29
SS
93
429
384
80
122
19
11
8
74
32
43
29
1
1
.318
.388
.487
.875
126
CBM
MEX
30
SS
101
465
405
74
142
21
12
8
85
19
59
26
0
1
.351
.433
.521
.954
139
MULT
31
SS
46
190
164
27
46
5
3
1
28
4
0
21
0
0
0
4
1
0
.280
.360
.366
.726
111
MULT
MULT
32
SS
78
329
288
54
75
6
2
1
45
17
33
1
3
5
0
0
.260
.343
.306
.648
76
MULT
33
SS
61
275
234
52
64
8
5
1
34
9
33
0
1
6
1
0
.274
.364
.363
.728
99
MULT
34
SS
35
143
132
14
38
6
1
0
19
3
10
0
1
.288
.338
.348
.687
102
35
SS
51
212
197
29
56
4
1
3
25
3
9
0
6
0
0
.284
.316
.360
.676
95
HG
NN2
36
SS
57
238
209
18
50
9
2
1
22
11
21
1
7
.239
.312
.316
.627
72
HG
MULT
37
SS
45
200
169
34
42
8
1
2
13
6
21
2
8
.249
.339
.343
.682
101
17
12
SS
864
3756
3311
592
983
137
57
33
497
151
1
356
57
0
11
76
2
0
.297
.367
.403
.769
106
162 Game Average
704
621
111
184
26
11
6
93
32
23
67
45
0
2
14
4
0
.297
.367
.403
.769
106
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
669
2862
2522
438
719
97
34
17
338
100
1
254
2
0
10
74
2
0
.285
.353
.371
.723
98
2
vs Latin Leagues
194
894
789
154
264
40
23
16
159
51
102
55
1
2
.335
.411
.504
.916
133
1
vs Major Leagues
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Louisville Black Caps
RP
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
57
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
3
7
7
1
1
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
-10
3
Baltimore Elite Giants
CF
83
340
313
55
98
9
5
1
39
16
21
1
5
.313
.358
.383
.742
106
2
West All Stars
RF
2
7
7
2
3
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
143
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
LF
161
711
620
119
193
36
12
5
90
21
0
63
2
26
.311
.377
.432
.809
108
1
NNL All Stars II
-
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
East All Stars
CF
8
32
26
5
9
2
0
0
4
1
0
1
1
0
0
3
2
0
.346
.345
.423
.768
104
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
3
11
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
.000
.182
.000
.182
-29
8
Homestead Grays
SS
406
1742
1528
255
411
49
17
11
202
61
167
7
40
0
.269
.344
.345
.689
93
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SS
194
894
789
154
264
40
23
16
159
51
102
55
1
2
.335
.411
.504
.916
133
1
South All Stars
SS
1
4
4
0
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
.500
.500
.750
1.250
246
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
2B
1
4
4
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.250
.500
48



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
MULT
33
.267
.297
0.0%
5.4%
0.0%
0.9%
.091
.089
162
.330
.328
8.0%
0.0%
6.5%
0.0%
1.1%
.061
.120
163
.363
.337
4.9%
0.6%
7.9%
8.00
0.6%
0.8%
.066
.096
PC
269
.399
.353
10.4%
8.7%
0.7%
1.5%
.154
.134
MULT
MULT
268
.370
.354
7.5%
0.0%
8.9%
0.4%
1.6%
.119
.127
46
.261
.318
8.7%
7.5%
0.0%
1.4%
.048
.119
153
.285
.342
9.2%
0.0%
9.4%
1.3%
1.6%
.081
.128
HG
MULT
181
.359
.343
10.5%
8.4%
1.1%
1.8%
.096
.111
CBM
MEX
429
.397
.353
10.0%
9.4%
6.8%
10.2%
1.48
0.92
1.9%
1.2%
.169
.127
CBM
MEX
465
.441
.375
12.7%
11.1%
5.6%
8.6%
2.27
1.30
1.7%
1.1%
.170
.123
MULT
190
.345
.329
11.1%
0.0%
9.6%
0.5%
1.0%
.085
.094
MULT
MULT
329
.320
.353
10.0%
0.3%
9.6%
33.00
0.3%
0.7%
.045
.100
MULT
275
.342
.341
12.0%
0.0%
8.5%
0.4%
0.9%
.090
.101
MULT
143
.330
.325
7.0%
8.5%
0.0%
0.8%
.061
.085
212
.314
.331
4.2%
8.5%
1.4%
0.9%
.076
.087
HG
NN2
238
.296
.343
8.8%
8.9%
0.4%
1.0%
.077
.104
HG
MULT
200
.321
.324
10.5%
8.6%
1.0%
0.7%
.095
.093
17
12
3756
.356
.346
9.5%
9.0%
6.1%
8.3%
1.81
39.48
0.9%
1.1%
.106
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
15
Negro Leagues
2862
.336
.340
8.9%
8.7%
5.4%
2.3%
0.50
251.19
0.6%
1.1%
.086
.107
2
vs Latin Leagues
894
.420
.364
11.4%
10.3%
6.2%
9.4%
1.85
1.12
1.8%
1.1%
.170
.125
1
vs Major Leagues
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
1
Birmingham Black Barons
7
.136
.298
0.0%
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.072
1
Louisville Black Caps
4
.238
.298
0.0%
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.072
3
Baltimore Elite Giants
340
.344
.330
6.2%
7.1%
0.3%
1.0%
.070
.107
2
West All Stars
7
.393
.333
0.0%
4.5%
14.3%
16.1%
0.00
0.39
0.0%
0.7%
.000
.138
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
711
.360
.350
8.9%
8.9%
0.7%
1.6%
.121
.130
1
NNL All Stars II
0
.000
0.0%
0.0%
.000
6
East All Stars
32
.320
.335
3.1%
9.4%
3.3%
8.0%
1.00
1.21
0.0%
0.6%
.077
.084
1
Santo Domingo Stars
11
.133
.253
18.2%
5.8%
0.0%
0.8%
.000
.081
8
Homestead Grays
1742
.327
.338
9.6%
8.9%
0.6%
0.9%
.076
.098
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
894
.420
.364
11.4%
10.3%
6.2%
9.4%
1.85
1.12
1.8%
1.1%
.170
.125
1
South All Stars
4
.555
.325
0.0%
4.4%
0.0%
0.0%
.250
.100
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
4
.237
.316
0.0%
7.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.089

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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