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Verdell Mathis



Verdell Jackson Mathis
(Lefty)

Born: November 18, 1913 in Crawfordsville, AR
Died: October 30, 1998 in Memphis, TN
          (84 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 155
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Notes:


• High School: Booker T. Washington HS (Memphis, TN)
• Buried: Memphis Memory Gardens (Memphis, TN)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
1
1941
1941
TPC
5.9
0.0
0.0
5.9
0.0
2
CF
9
1940
1948
MULT
4.5
4.9
-0.3
0.0
-0.6
3
SP
1
1941
1941
TPC
4.3
0.0
0.0
4.3
0.0
4
SS
1
1941
1941
TPC
4.2
3.7
0.0
0.0
0.5
5
SP
1
1941
1941
TPC
4.1
0.0
0.0
4.1
0.0
6
SP
4
1941
1944
MRS/WES
3.5
-0.1
0.0
3.6
0.0
7
2B
8
1940
1947
MULT
2.3
2.2
-0.4
0.0
0.5
8
2B
1
1941
1941
TPC
2.3
1.9
0.0
0.0
0.3
9
RF
1
1941
1941
TPC
2.2
2.7
0.0
0.0
-0.4
10
SP
1
1943
1943
PS
2.1
0.7
0.0
1.5
-0.1
11
SP
3
1941
1947
WES/MRS
1.6
-0.2
0.0
1.8
0.0
12
3B
1
1941
1941
TPC
1.5
0.3
0.0
1.2
0.0
13
CF
1
1943
1943
PS
1.3
0.6
0.7
0.0
0.0
14
SP
1
1940
1940
MRS
1.3
-0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
15
RF
1
1943
1943
PS/MRS
1.3
1.0
0.0
0.4
-0.1
16
CF
2
1947
1948
MRS
1.2
0.9
0.4
0.0
0.0
17
3B
4
1941
1945
MULT
1.2
1.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
18
SS
7
1940
1947
MULT
1.1
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.6
19
SP
2
1945
1946
MRS
1.1
0.0
-0.1
1.2
0.0
20
SP
6
1940
1946
MRS
1.0
-0.2
0.0
1.3
0.0
21
1B
1
1941
1941
TPC
1.0
1.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
22
1B
2
1947
1948
MRS
1.0
1.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
23
CF
1
1941
1941
TPC
0.9
1.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
24
C
1
1941
1941
TPC
0.9
0.7
0.0
0.1
0.1
25
1B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.9
0.9
0.1
0.0
-0.2
26
LF
3
1945
1948
MRS
0.8
0.2
0.7
0.0
-0.1
27
SP
2
1944
1945
MRS
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
28
SP
4
1943
1948
MRS
0.7
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
29
SS
1
1943
1943
PS
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
30
SP
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
31
SP
1
1947
1947
MRS
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.0
32
SP
9
1940
1948
MRS
0.6
-0.3
0.1
0.8
0.0
33
1B
6
1940
1946
MULT
0.6
1.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.9
34
RP
2
1940
1941
MRS
0.6
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
35
RP
3
1941
1943
WES/MRS
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
36
SP
3
1946
1948
MRS
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
37
RF
9
1940
1948
MRS
0.5
1.8
-0.8
0.0
-0.5
38
2B
1
1941
1941
TPC
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
39
LF
7
1940
1947
MRS
0.4
1.2
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
40
3B
1
1948
1948
MRS
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
41
1B
1
1941
1941
TPC
0.4
0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.4
42
3B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.3
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.0
43
C
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
44
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
45
LF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
46
RP
1
1941
1941
TPC
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
47
C
1
1943
1943
PS
0.3
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.1
48
SP
1
1943
1943
PS
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.4
0.0
49
RF
1
1947
1947
MRS
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
50
3B
6
1940
1947
MRS/WES
0.3
0.8
-0.6
0.0
0.1
51
LF
1
1943
1943
PS
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.1
52
RP
1
1943
1943
PS
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
53
-
2
1941
1942
WES
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
54
3B
4
1941
1946
MULT
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
55
RP
3
1941
1944
WES/MRS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
56
C
2
1942
1943
MRS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
57
SS
2
1944
1945
WES/SAS
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
58
C
7
1940
1948
MRS
0.2
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.2
59
2B
2
1947
1948
MRS
0.2
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
60
SS
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
RP
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
62
2B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
C
2
1941
1942
MRS
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
64
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
65
2B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.2
-0.3
0.4
0.0
0.1
66
3B
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
-
2
1941
1942
WES
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
68
1B
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
69
RP
3
1941
1945
MULT
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
70
RP
1
1943
1943
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
71
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
72
RF
2
1941
1942
MULT
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.5
73
LF
4
1941
1945
WES/MRS
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
74
3B
3
1941
1945
MULT
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
76
RP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
77
2B
1
1945
1945
WES
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
78
LF
1
1942
1942
WES/AAS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.5
79
2B
2
1941
1944
WES/CAG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
80
SP
4
1940
1945
MRS/WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
81
C
1
1943
1943
PS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
82
RP
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
83
RP
1
1945
1945
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
84
3B
1
1948
1948
MRS
0.1
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
85
2B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
86
RP
1
1948
1948
MRS
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
87
SS
1
1948
1948
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
88
RF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
90
RP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
91
RF
1
1945
1945
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
RP
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
93
RP
2
1944
1945
MRS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
94
-
1
1943
1943
PS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
95
RF
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
SS
2
1941
1942
WES/CAG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
RP
1
1944
1944
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
LF
2
1941
1944
WES
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
2B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
-0.1
0.4
-0.3
0.0
100
C
1
1945
1945
SAS/WES
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
RP
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
104
SS
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
105
SP
5
1941
1945
PS/MRS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
106
SS
1
1941
1941
CAG/MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.1
107
C
1
1948
1948
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
SP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
109
C
8
1940
1947
MULT
0.0
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.4
110
SS
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.1
111
C
1
1941
1941
TPC
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
112
SS
2
1944
1945
MRS
0.0
0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.1
113
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
C
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1943
1943
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
-
1
1943
1943
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
LF
1
1941
1941
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RP
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1941
1941
WES
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
-
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1945
1945
WES
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
SS
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
128
C
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
-
1
1945
1945
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
130
RF
1
1941
1941
CAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
131
2B
1
1942
1942
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
RP
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
1B
1
1943
1943
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1943
1943
MRS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
135
-
1
1945
1945
SAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
136
RP
1
1948
1948
MRS
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
137
-
1
1942
1942
WES
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
C
1
1940
1940
MRS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
-
1
1945
1945
WES
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
RP
1
1946
1946
MRS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
141
-
2
1941
1942
WES
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
142
-
1
1948
1948
MRS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
RP
1
1941
1941
CAG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
144
LF
3
1941
1945
MULT
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
145
-
1
1942
1942
WES
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
146
-
3
1942
1945
WES/SAS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
147
-
1
1941
1941
TPC
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1944
1944
WES
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
149
RP
1
1947
1947
MRS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
150
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
151
LF
1
1943
1943
MRS
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
152
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
153
LF
5
1942
1946
MRS
-0.2
0.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
154
3B
2
1940
1948
MRS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
LF
1
1941
1941
CAG/WES
-0.2
0.5
0.0
-0.6
0.0
156
-
1
1948
1948
MRS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
158
CF
1
1941
1941
CAG
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
159
-
1
1947
1947
MRS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
160
3B
1
1941
1941
CAG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
161
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
162
1B
2
1944
1945
SAS/WES
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
163
-
1
1948
1948
MRS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
164
LF
1
1941
1941
TPC
-0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.4
165
-
1
1945
1945
WES
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
166
-
1
1941
1941
CAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
167
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
168
-
1
1945
1945
MRS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
169
-
1
1947
1947
MRS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
170
-
1
1945
1945
MRS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
171
RF
3
1940
1942
MRS/CAG
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
172
RP
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
173
-
1
1941
1941
CAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
174
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
175
C
2
1941
1945
MULT
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
176
-
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
177
2B
1
1941
1941
WES/CAG
-0.4
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
178
LF
6
1940
1945
MRS
-0.4
0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
179
-
1
1945
1945
MRS
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
180
-
1
1945
1945
MRS
-0.4
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.1
181
-
1
1945
1945
MRS
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
182
-
1
1940
1940
MRS
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
183
1B
3
1943
1945
MRS
-0.6
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.2
184
RP
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.7
0.1
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
185
-
2
1945
1948
MRS/SAS
-0.7
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.0
186
2B
1
1941
1941
TPC
-0.7
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.1
187
RP
1
1943
1943
PS
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
188
RF
2
1942
1943
PS/MRS
-0.8
-0.2
-0.7
0.0
0.0
189
-
1
1941
1941
TPC
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
190
RP
1
1941
1941
TPC
-1.2
0.0
0.0
-1.2
0.0
191
-
2
1946
1947
MRS
-1.3
-0.1
0.0
-1.2
0.0
192
SS
5
1944
1948
MRS
-1.3
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.2
193
-
1
1941
1941
TPC
-1.4
0.0
0.0
-1.4
0.0

If you have any questions regarding Negro Leagues statistical or biographical data, please contact gary@seamheads.com..

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