Sammy Drake Stats

Sammy Drake was born on Sunday, October 7, 1934, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Drake was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 17, 1960, with the Chicago Cubs. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Sammy Drake baseball stats page.

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"In a 2008 interview, (Sammy) Drake said his best asset was his speed. 'God had blessed me with so much speed,' Drake said, proudly. 'I ran the 100-yard dash in 9.7 seconds. It's on my baseball card.'" - Sportswriter Nicholas Diuntets in the NY Baseball History Examiner ('Sammy Drake member of the original 1962 Mets dies at age 75', 02/19/2010)

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Birth Name:
Samuel Harrison Drake
Nickname:
Sammy
Born On:
10-07-1934  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Little Rock, Arkansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
01-27-2010 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Los Angeles, California
Cemetery:
Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California
High School:
Dunbar High School (Little Rock, AR)
College:
Philander Smith College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
04-17-1960 (Age 25)
Last Game:
09-30-1962
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Sammy Drake Pitching Stats

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Sammy Drake Hitting Stats

1960 26 Cubs 15 15 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .067 .125 .067
1961 27 Cubs 13 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000
1962 28 Mets 25 52 2 10 0 0 0 0 7 6 1 12 1 0 0 0 .192 .276 .192
3 Years 53 72 8 11 0 0 0 0 7 8 1 17 1 0 0 0 .153 .238 .153

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Sammy Drake Fielding Stats

1960 Cubs 2B 2 2 36 3 1.5 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1960 Cubs 3B 6 1 48 3 0.5 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.69
1961 Cubs RF 1 1 18 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1962 Mets 2B 10 7 198 43 4.3 42 21 21 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .977 5.73
1962 Mets 3B 6 4 141 9 1.5 8 3 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.53
2B Totals 12 9 234 46 3.8 45 23 22 1 6 n/a n/a n/a .978 5.19
3B Totals 12 5 189 12 1.0 11 4 7 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 1.57
RF Totals 1 1 18 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
3 Years 25 15 441 59 2.4 57 28 29 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .966 3.49

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Sammy Drake Miscellaneous Stats

1960 Cubs 0 0 .000 4 8 n/a 0.0 3.8 0.0 - - -
1961 Cubs 0 0 .000 2 10 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 - - -
1962 Mets 0 0 .000 9 3 n/a 0.0 4.3 7.4 - - -
3 Years 0 0 .000 15 21 n/a 0.0 4.2 10.3 - - -

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Sammy Drake Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1960 Chicago Cubs 19 Undetermined - -
1961 Chicago Cubs 19 Undetermined - -
1962 New York Mets 12 Undetermined - -
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Did you know that Solly Drake ( April 17, 1956 ) & Sammy Drake ( April 17, 1960 ) made baseball history during their respective debuts as the first African-American siblings to reach the Major Leagues?

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