Dave Thomas - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Dave Thomas



David Thomas
(Showboat)

Born: March 22, 1905 in Mobile, AL
Died: July 27, 1968 in Mobile, AL
          (63 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 168
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Notes:


• Buried: Little Magnolia Cemetery (Mobile, AL)


Batting

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
BBB
NNL
24
1B
80
324
283
46
76
13
5
6
42
2
26
1
14
.269
.332
.413
.746
103
25
1B
63
246
219
37
67
8
4
3
30
5
20
0
7
.306
.364
.420
.784
103
BBS
IND
26
1B
53
203
183
21
37
4
2
2
19
0
16
2
2
.202
.274
.279
.552
63
27
1B
61
261
236
25
60
7
3
1
29
2
18
1
6
.254
.310
.322
.632
69
NBY
IND
28
1B
15
62
57
6
15
2
0
0
7
0
4
1
0
.263
.323
.298
.621
77
NBY
IND
29
1B
22
88
81
6
24
5
0
2
9
0
6
1
0
.296
.352
.432
.784
135
MULT
30
1B
32
143
132
21
39
7
2
1
19
1
0
9
1
1
.295
.345
.402
.747
96
NYC
NN2
31
1B
38
170
152
27
41
12
2
0
19
0
11
0
7
.270
.319
.375
.694
71
SDS
IND
32
1B
4
14
13
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
.231
.286
.385
.670
135
NN2
33
1B
14
59
51
8
12
5
1
0
6
0
8
0
0
.235
.339
.373
.712
91
NYC
NN2
37
1B
23
95
88
10
22
6
3
0
6
0
4
3
.250
.283
.386
.669
100
MULT
MULT
38
1B
32
144
129
27
39
11
0
1
14
1
11
3
1
0
.302
.371
.411
.781
115
NYC
NN2
39
1B
24
106
98
17
27
4
1
3
11
1
8
0
.276
.330
.429
.759
105
40
1B
24
92
83
11
17
4
2
0
12
1
6
0
2
1
.205
.275
.301
.576
69
NYC
NN2
41
1B
46
193
181
29
54
6
3
1
21
1
9
1
2
.298
.335
.381
.716
100
15
10
1B
531
2200
1986
294
533
94
29
20
244
14
0
156
0
14
44
0
.268
.326
.375
.701
92
162 Game Average
671
606
90
163
29
9
6
74
5
0
48
0
5
13
0
.268
.326
.375
.701
92
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
527
2189
1976
293
532
94
29
20
244
14
0
156
0
13
44
0
.269
.327
.377
.703
92
1
vs Major Leagues
4
11
10
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.100
.182
.100
.282
19
 
Team Lg Pos
2
Birmingham Black Barons
1B
123
493
434
72
125
19
8
9
65
6
40
1
18
.288
.349
.431
.780
112
3
Baltimore Black Sox
1B
115
459
413
45
94
10
4
2
39
2
35
3
8
.228
.293
.286
.578
58
4
New York Black Yankees
1B
63
263
240
30
69
10
3
3
37
1
18
2
3
.288
.342
.392
.734
108
7
New York Cubans
1B
205
893
817
134
229
50
12
6
96
5
0
55
0
6
15
0
.280
.330
.393
.723
96
1
Santo Domingo Stars
1B
4
14
13
3
3
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
.231
.286
.385
.670
135
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
-
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Washington Black Senators
1B
13
57
49
8
12
5
1
0
6
0
8
0
0
.245
.351
.388
.739
98
1
NNL All Stars II
-
2
7
7
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
North All Stars
-
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
1
Negro All Stars
-
4
11
10
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.100
.182
.100
.282
19



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
BBB
NNL
324
.325
.326
8.0%
8.0%
1.9%
1.6%
.145
.121
246
.352
.347
8.1%
8.2%
1.2%
1.3%
.114
.125
BBS
IND
203
.263
.310
7.9%
7.3%
0.4%
16.38
1.0%
1.1%
.077
.107
261
.298
.348
6.9%
8.5%
0.4%
0.8%
.068
.100
NBY
IND
62
.303
.327
6.5%
7.8%
0.0%
1.0%
.035
.100
NBY
IND
88
.363
.304
6.8%
8.1%
2.3%
1.4%
.136
.105
MULT
143
.340
.343
6.3%
8.2%
0.7%
1.6%
.106
.129
NYC
NN2
170
.308
.365
6.5%
9.2%
0.0%
1.7%
.105
.132
SDS
IND
14
.308
.261
0.0%
6.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.154
.086
NN2
59
.335
.337
13.6%
9.2%
0.0%
1.6%
.137
.126
NYC
NN2
95
.303
.318
4.2%
9.3%
0.0%
1.0%
.136
.091
MULT
MULT
144
.371
.346
7.6%
9.2%
0.7%
0.7%
.109
.100
NYC
NN2
106
.351
.342
7.5%
8.6%
2.8%
0.9%
.153
.103
92
.276
.323
6.5%
8.4%
0.0%
0.8%
.096
.092
NYC
NN2
193
.338
.340
4.7%
9.3%
0.5%
1.0%
.083
.096
15
10
2200
.322
.335
7.1%
8.4%
0.9%
1.2%
.107
.111
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
15
Negro Leagues
2189
.323
.336
7.1%
8.5%
0.9%
1.2%
.107
.111
1
vs Major Leagues
11
.162
.242
0.0%
6.0%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.042
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
2
Birmingham Black Barons
493
.344
.328
8.1%
8.0%
1.8%
1.4%
.143
.118
3
Baltimore Black Sox
459
.275
.338
7.6%
8.1%
0.4%
1.1%
.058
.110
4
New York Black Yankees
263
.339
.324
6.8%
7.8%
1.1%
1.2%
.104
.108
7
New York Cubans
893
.334
.344
6.2%
9.1%
0.7%
1.1%
.113
.108
1
Santo Domingo Stars
14
.308
.261
0.0%
6.0%
0.0%
0.8%
.154
.086
1
Washington Black Senators
57
.347
.337
14.0%
9.1%
0.0%
1.6%
.143
.126
1
Baltimore Elite Giants
2
.000
.345
0.0%
9.4%
0.0%
1.6%
.000
.129
1
NNL All Stars II
7
.000
.283
0.0%
4.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.000
.068
1
North All Stars
1
.000
.301
0.0%
3.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.095
1
Negro All Stars
11
.162
.242
0.0%
6.0%
0.0%
0.0%
.000
.042

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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