Walter Thomas - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Walter Thomas



Walter Lewis Thomas
(Bancy; Big Dean)

Born: October 22, 1911 in Mobile, AL
Died: September 28, 1983 in Big Rapids, MI
          (71 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'8"
Wt: 170
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Notes:


• Buried: Merrill Township Cemetery (Brohman, MI)
• Relatives: Orrel Thomas (Brother)
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CAG
NN2
23
SP
16
28
26
3
7
1
1
0
2
0
0
0
2
.269
.269
.385
.654
70
CAG
IND
24
RP
6
8
8
2
2
1
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
.250
.250
.375
.625
80
NAL
25
SP
9
20
18
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
.000
.053
.000
.053
-84
KCM
NAL
32
RF
11
47
44
7
8
1
1
0
3
1
1
2
.182
.200
.250
.450
44
KCM
NAL
33
RF
43
174
158
22
46
5
4
0
13
4
10
0
2
4
.291
.341
.373
.715
113
CAG
NAL
34
CF
15
51
47
3
11
1
0
0
2
0
4
0
0
.234
.294
.255
.549
63
6
3
RF
100
328
301
39
74
9
6
0
22
5
16
0
2
9
.246
.288
.316
.604
79
162 Game Average
531
488
63
120
15
10
0
36
11
26
0
4
15
.246
.288
.316
.604
79
 
Team Lg Pos
4
Chicago American Giants
RP
40
94
88
9
20
3
1
0
6
0
4
0
0
2
.227
.261
.284
.545
54
1
Detroit Stars II
-
6
13
11
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
.000
.083
.000
.083
-75
2
Kansas City Monarchs
RF
54
221
202
29
54
6
5
0
16
5
11
0
2
6
.267
.312
.347
.658
98



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CAG
NN2
28
.268
.341
0.0%
8.4%
0.0%
1.5%
.115
.131
CAG
IND
8
.280
.320
0.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.5%
.125
.094
NAL
20
.038
.328
5.0%
7.6%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.113
KCM
NAL
47
.206
.297
2.1%
6.7%
0.0%
0.4%
.068
.069
KCM
NAL
174
.330
.313
5.7%
6.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.082
.088
CAG
NAL
51
.278
.327
7.8%
8.1%
0.0%
0.6%
.021
.078
6
3
328
.280
.316
4.9%
7.1%
0.0%
0.7%
.070
.089
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
4
Chicago American Giants
94
.255
.330
4.3%
8.0%
0.0%
0.9%
.057
.097
1
Detroit Stars II
13
.058
.334
7.7%
7.8%
0.0%
0.9%
.000
.116
2
Kansas City Monarchs
221
.304
.310
5.0%
6.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.079
.084

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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