Sam Bankhead - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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Notes:


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


Fielding Breakdown by Position

Multi-Stint Seasons:



C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF PH PR P
Team Lg Pos
MULT
21
SP
1
2
2
1.1
1
7
22
CF
10
4.4
4
-0.2
26
7.1
1
0.6
23
SS
1
1.7
21
-3.5
1
0.5
18
2.7
1
-0.3
1
PC
24
LF
3
0.1
56
-12.5
MULT
MULT
25
LF
6
0.9
7
0.6
14
1.5
39
6.4
2
-0.7
26
LF
1
-0.1
4
2.4
8
0.5
27
CF
1
0.2
2
-0.7
30
6.9
1
0.8
HG
MULT
28
2B
39
1
CBM
MEX
29
SS
93
CBM
MEX
30
SS
101
MULT
31
SS
2
2
1.5
31
-1.7
7
3
-0.1
3
MULT
MULT
32
SS
1
-1.1
77
23.5
MULT
33
SS
9
2.9
54
9.7
1
MULT
MULT
34
SS
1
0.4
1
-1.2
1
2.0
37
-1.8
1
35
SS
54
14.0
HG
NN2
36
SS
59
-7.3
2
-2.0
HG
MULT
37
SS
16
1.7
33
5.8
17
13
SS
2
0.3
2
76
6.4
10
2.8
593
46.4
117
-5.4
83
15.0
6
1.2
2
9
 
Team Lg Pos
2
194
15
Negro Leagues
2
0.3
2
76
6.4
10
2.8
399
46.4
116
-5.3
83
15.0
6
1.2
2
9
1
vs Major Leaguers
1
-0.1
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Louisville Black Caps
RP
1
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
1
2
3
Baltimore Elite Giants
CF
1
1.7
31
0.9
7
0.2
46
10.9
1
5
2
West All Stars
RF
2
0.3
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
LF
1
-0.1
6
0.9
8
0.8
19
0.8
101
-6.2
30
6.2
1
0.8
1
NNL All Stars II
-
1
-0.1
6
East All Stars
CF
4
-0.2
2
1.3
1
0.6
3
-0.1
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
4
2.4
8
Homestead Grays
SS
1
0.4
2
63
5.1
2
2.0
341
40.7
7
4
-2.0
3
1
1
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SS
194
1
South All Stars
SS
1
0.8
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
1
-1.2
1
North All Stars
-
1
-0.6

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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