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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Luther Baxter Thomas
Stat Years
1932-1941  [mlb] 1932-1941
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (143)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
1910-09-09 in Faber, Virginia   [110.049]
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1932-09-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.004)
Service Time
Organizations
WS1 [3] PHA [3] DET [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18824 ... retro id: thomb102 ... mlbam id: 123257
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1932Washington Senators IALMLBws120211---000.0020001203.01000210001.003.000.006.003.000.000.50.000
    1932MLB Totals: WS1byYearMLB----211---000.0020001203.01000210001.003.000.006.003.000.000.50.000
    1933Washington Senators IALMLBws121222---0015.7520002204.011871210013.2524.752.254.502.2518.000.50.000
    1933MLB Totals: WS1byYearMLB----221---0015.7520002204.011871210013.2524.752.254.502.2518.000.50.000
    1937Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha21263---8154.99352661690169.2208108941552545211.5311.030.802.762.865.731.04.348
    1937MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----261---8155.00352661690169.7208108941552545211.5411.060.802.772.875.741.04.348
    1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha21,20274---9144.924229719130212.12591381162362485121.5110.980.972.632.035.850.77.391
    1938MLB Totals: PHAbyYearMLB----271---9144.924229719130212.32591381162362485121.5110.990.982.632.045.860.77.391
    1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha20285---0115.7522000004.08872100002.2518.004.502.250.0018.000.00.000
    1939Washington Senators IALMLBws131285---006.0040001409.011760202001.4411.000.002.000.007.000.00.000
    1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet11285---704.18270001527147.1452522720142001.378.561.333.802.664.750.701.000
    1939MLB Totals: PHA-WS1-DETbyYearMLB----283---715.24332001631160.3644035923144001.459.581.353.442.105.990.61.875
    1940Detroit TigersALMLBdet11296---019.0030002304.08541300002.7518.002.256.750.0011.250.00.000
    1940MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----291---019.0030002304.08541300002.7518.002.256.750.0011.250.00.000
    1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet22307---134.21261001425272.2744534422170001.329.170.502.722.115.570.77.250
    1941MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----301---134.24261001425272.7744534422170001.339.220.502.742.125.610.77.250
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)25344.961435813250853526.06253442905316613514341.5010.690.912.842.315.890.81.424
    American League Totals (9 yrs)25344.961435813250853526.06253442905316613514341.5010.690.912.842.315.890.81.424
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (3 yrs)17305.06795713215220386.04752542174011510210331.5311.080.932.682.385.920.89.362
    Detroit Tigers Totals (3 yrs)844.355610031553124.012775601245312001.399.220.873.272.255.440.69.667
    Washington Senators I Totals (3 yrs)007.31800048016.02315131622011.8112.940.563.381.138.440.33.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1933Washington Senators IALMLBws12122p---121000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1937Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha2126p---235473610150042507000.128.196.213.40958102.170.085.0006.9043.106.2547.01.7233.3
    1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha21,2027p---342694910050053007000.130.189.145.33481101.087.015.0006.1737.046.000.00.0011.1
    1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha2028p---423000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1939Washington Senators IALMLBws13128p---442000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet1128p---4279010000000601000.111.111.111.2221010.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    1941Detroit TigersALMLBdet2230p---52619021000000401000.105.105.158.2632031.053.053.0000.0020.000.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)1381507183011000967016000.120.170.160.330175244.100.040.2075.1438.297.44150.00.5722.2
    American League Totals (7 yrs)1381507183011000967016000.120.170.160.330175244.100.040.2075.1438.297.44150.00.5722.2
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (3 yrs)791197152011000956014000.126.188.168.356142203.118.042.2266.3439.446.22119.00.7020.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)53280310000001002000.107.107.143.2503041.036.036.1670.0033.330.000.00.0033.3
    Washington Senators I Totals (2 yrs)63000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1932Washington Senators IALMLB21P200.0000000.0000.000.001.3100.011
    1933Washington Senators IALMLB22P200.00300331.0001.500.001.3100.012
    1937Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB26P3500.07170024241.0000.700.0023.2100.03
    1938Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB27P4200.0739214846.9581.100.0027.6100.02
    1939Detroit TigersALMLB28P2700.02100012121.0000.400.0017.5100.07
    1939Washington Senators IALMLB28P400.00200221.0000.500.002.6100.010
    1939Philadelphia AthleticsALMLB28P200.00100111.0000.500.001.3100.015
    1940Detroit TigersALMLB29P300.00400441.0001.300.001.9100.014
    1941Detroit TigersALMLB30P2600.06220028281.0001.100.0016.9100.07
    MLB Totals - (P)1430022982111.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1932MLB2----------
    1933MLB2----------
    1937MLB35----------
    1938MLB42----------
    1939MLB33----------
    1940MLB3----------
    1941MLB26----------
    Totals143----------