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
Biographical
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Notes:


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


Teams
Team Lg Pos
NSL
21
SP
6
12
15
0
.444
Rickwood Field (Birmingham, AL)
NSL
21
SP
10
12
31
1
.279
Parkway Field (Louisville, KY)
NSL
21
SP
4
26
27
0
.491
Wilson Park (Nashville, TN), Sulphur Dell Park (Nashville, TN)
NSC
21
CF
2
3
4
0
.429
Wilson Park (Nashville, TN), Sulphur Dell Park (Nashville, TN)
NN2
22
CF
5
20
25
1
.444
Wilson Park (Nashville, TN), Sulphur Dell (Nashville, TN)
EWA
22
RF
1
1
0
0
1.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
23
SS
5
22
32
1
.407
Wilson Park (Nashville, TN)
EWA
23
RF
2
0
1
0
.000
Comiskey Park (Chicago, IL)
NN2
24
LF
1
51
27
3
.654
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NLC
24
LF
1
4
3
0
.571
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
NN2
25
LF
1
48
33
2
.593
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
25
LF
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NvM
25
LF
1
4
1
0
.800
No Home Ballpark
NN2
26
LF
6
21
39
1
.350
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
IND
26
SS
2
4
2
0
.667
No Home Ballpark
NN2
27
CF
4
28
26
1
.519
Greenlee Field (Pittburgh, PA)
EWA
27
CF
1
1
1
0
.500
Polo Grounds (New York, NY)
NN2
28
2B
1
42
21
1
.667
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
NLP
28
2B
2
3
2
0
.600
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
NLC
28
2B
2
1
3
1
.250
Forbes Field (Pittburgh, PA), Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
MEX
29
SS
3
52
41
0
.559
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
MEX
30
SS
6
43
59
0
.422
Parque Cuauhtémoc (Monterrey, NL, Mexico)
NN2
31
SS
1
64
23
3
.736
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
31
SS
2
0
4
0
.000
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
31
2B
1
2
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
32
SS
1
78
23
1
.772
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NSA
32
SS
1
2
0
0
1.000
Pelican Stadium (New Orleans, LA)
WS
32
SS
1
4
3
1
.571
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
EWA
32
2B
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
33
SS
1
65
30
3
.684
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
33
2B
2
0
1
0
.000
No Home Ballpark
WS
33
SS
1
4
1
0
.800
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
34
SS
1
53
32
3
.624
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
34
SS
2
0
4
0
.000
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NAL
34
2B
1
76
31
3
.710
League Park (Cleveland, OH), Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland, OH)
NSA
34
SS
1
1
0
0
1.000
No Home Ballpark
NN2
35
SS
2
52
39
4
.571
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
EWA
35
SS
2
1
1
0
.500
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC)
NN2
36
SS
2
61
44
4
.581
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NN2
37
SS
1
54
25
3
.684
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
NLC
37
SS
1
2
1
1
.667
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
WS
37
SS
1
4
1
0
.800
Griffith Stadium (Washington, DC), Forbes Field (Pittsburgh, PA)
17
13
SS
922
657
38
.584
8
4
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Birmingham Black Barons
RP
12
15
0
.444
0
0
1
Louisville Black Caps
RP
12
31
1
.279
0
0
3
Baltimore Elite Giants
CF
71
88
2
.447
0
0
2
West All Stars
RF
1
1
0
.500
0
0
4
Pittsburgh Crawfords
LF
152
128
7
.543
2
0
1
NNL All Stars II
-
4
1
0
.800
0
0
6
East All Stars
CF
5
4
0
.556
0
0
1
Santo Domingo Stars
-
4
2
0
.667
0
0
8
Homestead Grays
SS
487
256
25
.655
5
3
2
Sultanes de Monterrey
SS
95
100
0
.487
0
0
1
South All Stars
SS
2
0
0
1.000
0
0
1
North All Stars
-
1
0
0
1.000
0
0
1
Cleveland Buckeyes
-
76
31
3
.710
1
1

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