Sam Wheeler - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Sam Wheeler



Samuel Wallace Wheeler Jr.
(Boom Boom)

Born: November 15, 1923 in Little Rock, AR
Died: April 16, 1989 in St. Louis, MO
          (65 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 6'2"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: Philander Smith College (Little Rock, AR)
• Buried: Calvary Cemetery & Mausoleum (St. Louis, MO)


Wins Above Replacement
Glossary
Team Lg Pos
NYC
NN2
24
LF
28
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
1
1
-
28
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
162 Game Average
648
-9.2
-6.3
-2.1
0.0
-0.8

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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