Sam Jones Stats

Sam Jones was born on Tuesday, July 26, 1892, in Woodsfield, Ohio. Jones was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 13, 1914, with the Cleveland Naps. 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 Sam Jones baseball stats page.

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"That slow ball of his (Sad Sam Jones) simply floats up there and you swing your head off. Then he's got a fast one that's on top of you before you realize it. Plus, he's got as good a curve-ball as anyone in the league." - Hall of Famer Tris Speaker in 1918: Babe Ruth and the World Champion Boston Red Sox (Allan Wood, 2000)

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Birth Name:
Samuel Pond Jones
Nickname:
Horsewhips or Sad Sam the Cemetery Man
Born On:
07-26-1892  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Woodsfield, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
07-06-1966 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Barnesville, Ohio
Cemetery:
Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Ohio
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
170
First Game:
06-13-1914 (Age 21)
Last Game:
09-28-1935
Draft:
Not Applicable

Sam Jones

Sam Jones Pitching Stats

1914 22 Naps 1 0 1 0 0 .000 2.70 0 0 0 3.1 12 2 1 1 0 2 - 0 0 0 0 -
1915 23 Indians 48 9 24 4 9 .308 3.65 2 0 4 145.2 583 131 59 78 0 63 - 42 3 1 0 -
1916 24 Red Sox 12 0 11 0 1 .000 3.67 0 0 1 27.0 102 25 11 14 0 10 - 7 1 0 0 -
1917 25 Red Sox 9 1 7 0 1 .000 4.41 0 0 1 16.1 64 15 8 8 1 6 - 5 1 0 0 -
1918 26 Red Sox 24 21 2 16 5 .762 2.25 16 5 0 184.0 750 151 46 66 1 70 - 44 6 8 0 -
1919 27 Red Sox 35 31 4 12 20 .375 3.75 21 5 1 245.0 1,029 258 102 120 4 95 - 67 5 7 0 -
1920 28 Red Sox 37 33 4 13 16 .448 3.94 21 3 0 274.0 1,149 302 120 143 9 79 - 86 6 4 2 -
1921 29 Red Sox 40 38 2 23 16 .590 3.22 25 5 1 298.2 1,257 318 107 122 1 78 - 98 1 6 0 -
1922 30 Yankees 45 28 15 13 13 .500 3.67 20 0 8 260.0 1,091 270 106 132 16 76 - 81 4 3 1 -
1923 31 Yankees 39 27 8 21 8 .724 3.63 18 3 4 243.0 1,025 239 98 114 11 69 - 68 3 6 0 -
1924 32 Yankees 36 21 7 9 6 .600 3.63 8 3 3 178.2 779 187 72 85 6 76 - 53 5 1 0 -
1925 33 Yankees 43 31 8 15 21 .417 4.63 14 1 2 246.2 1,085 267 127 147 14 104 - 92 4 3 0 -
1926 34 Yankees 39 23 11 9 8 .529 4.98 6 1 5 161.0 736 186 89 104 6 80 - 69 3 4 0 -
1927 35 Browns 30 26 2 8 14 .364 4.32 11 0 0 189.2 877 211 91 121 13 102 - 72 3 3 0 -
1928 36 Senators 30 27 2 17 7 .708 2.84 19 4 0 224.2 938 209 71 89 5 78 - 63 5 2 0 -
1929 37 Senators 24 24 0 9 9 .500 3.92 8 1 0 153.2 659 156 67 80 5 49 - 36 3 3 0 -
1930 38 Senators 25 25 0 15 7 .682 4.07 14 1 0 183.1 787 195 83 95 4 61 - 60 1 3 2 -
1931 39 Senators 25 24 1 9 10 .474 4.32 8 1 1 148.0 669 185 71 88 10 47 - 58 3 4 0 -
1932 40 White Sox 30 28 2 10 15 .400 4.22 10 0 0 200.1 895 217 94 123 9 75 - 64 3 3 0 -
1933 41 White Sox 27 25 1 10 12 .455 3.36 11 2 0 176.2 760 181 66 80 13 65 - 60 5 4 0 -
1934 42 White Sox 27 26 1 8 12 .400 5.11 11 1 0 183.1 820 217 104 120 16 60 - 60 6 2 0 -
1935 43 White Sox 21 19 2 8 7 .533 4.05 7 0 0 140.0 632 162 63 77 8 51 - 38 2 1 0 -
22 Years 647 487 115 229 217 .513 3.84 250 36 31 3,883.0 16,699 4,084 1,656 2,007 152 1,396 - 1,223 73 68 5 -

Sam Jones

Sam Jones Hitting Stats

1914 22 Naps 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 - .500 .500 .500
1915 23 Indians 48 32 4 5 0 0 0 0 1 6 - 15 3 - 0 - .156 .289 .156
1916 24 Red Sox 13 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0 - 0 - .333 .333 .333
1917 25 Red Sox 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 1 - 0 - .000 .000 .000
1918 26 Red Sox 24 57 6 10 1 0 0 0 1 13 - 14 3 - 0 - .175 .329 .193
1919 27 Red Sox 35 81 4 11 2 1 0 0 5 9 - 21 5 - 2 - .136 .239 .185
1920 28 Red Sox 44 92 12 20 3 1 0 0 5 4 - 27 5 - 2 - .217 .265 .272
1921 29 Red Sox 43 100 11 24 3 1 2 0 14 10 - 25 2 - 2 - .240 .321 .350
1922 30 Yankees 45 87 14 23 9 0 1 0 8 6 - 28 4 - 5 - .264 .347 .402
1923 31 Yankees 39 85 13 19 3 0 0 0 6 10 - 28 3 - 0 - .224 .305 .259
1924 32 Yankees 36 51 4 9 3 0 1 0 5 3 - 14 6 - 0 - .176 .222 .294
1925 33 Yankees 46 80 2 13 2 0 0 0 3 3 - 19 10 - 2 - .163 .212 .188
1926 34 Yankees 44 49 3 10 1 0 0 0 4 3 - 16 5 - 1 - .204 .264 .224
1927 35 Browns 32 55 2 6 2 0 0 0 3 7 - 18 0 - 3 - .109 .246 .145
1928 36 Senators 37 79 13 20 5 1 2 0 11 6 - 9 9 - 0 - .253 .306 .418
1929 37 Senators 28 51 6 8 1 1 0 0 3 8 - 15 3 - 1 - .157 .283 .216
1930 38 Senators 30 61 9 9 0 0 0 0 10 11 - 21 4 - 2 - .148 .297 .148
1931 39 Senators 30 48 8 15 2 0 0 0 5 5 - 10 6 - 1 - .313 .389 .354
1932 40 White Sox 39 57 12 11 2 0 0 0 5 9 - 22 8 - 0 - .193 .303 .228
1933 41 White Sox 37 58 10 9 1 0 0 0 3 8 - 10 1 - 0 - .155 .258 .172
1934 42 White Sox 31 60 9 12 3 0 0 0 6 8 - 13 4 - 1 - .200 .304 .250
1935 43 White Sox 22 48 8 8 1 0 0 0 1 10 - 16 3 - 0 - .167 .310 .188
22 Years 713 1,243 151 245 44 5 6 0 99 139 - 346 85 - 22 - .197 .289 .255

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Sam Jones Fielding Stats

1914 Naps P 1 0 10 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1915 Indians P 48 9 437 56 1.2 52 6 46 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .929 3.21
1916 Red Sox LF 1 0 - 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
1916 Red Sox P 12 0 81 9 0.8 9 3 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1917 Red Sox P 9 1 49 8 0.9 8 3 5 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.41
1918 Red Sox P 24 21 552 54 2.3 52 11 41 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.54
1919 Red Sox P 35 31 735 98 2.8 93 12 81 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .949 3.42
1920 Red Sox P 37 33 822 81 2.2 76 8 68 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.50
1921 Red Sox P 40 38 896 77 1.9 73 14 59 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .948 2.20
1922 Yankees P 45 28 780 74 1.6 71 11 60 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .959 2.46
1923 Yankees P 39 27 729 76 1.9 75 7 68 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.78
1924 Yankees P 36 21 536 50 1.4 46 6 40 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .920 2.32
1925 Yankees P 43 31 740 76 1.8 73 17 56 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.66
1925 Yankees RF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1926 Yankees P 39 23 483 39 1.0 37 4 33 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .949 2.07
1927 Browns P 30 26 569 49 1.6 47 12 35 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .959 2.23
1928 Senators P 30 27 674 65 2.2 65 16 49 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.60
1929 Senators P 24 24 461 39 1.6 36 10 26 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.11
1930 Senators P 25 25 550 47 1.9 43 11 32 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .915 2.11
1931 Senators P 25 24 444 36 1.4 34 6 28 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.07
1932 White Sox P 30 28 601 70 2.3 67 17 50 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .957 3.01
1933 White Sox P 27 25 530 43 1.6 40 6 34 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .930 2.04
1934 White Sox P 27 26 550 40 1.5 38 11 27 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.87
1935 White Sox P 21 19 420 34 1.6 34 5 29 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
P Totals 647 487 11,649 1,122 1.7 1,070 196 874 52 48 n/a n/a n/a .954 2.48
RF Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
LF Totals 1 0 0 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.00
22 Years 649 487 11,649 1,123 1.7 1,071 197 874 52 48 n/a n/a n/a .954 2.48

Sam Jones

Sam Jones Miscellaneous Stats

1914 Naps 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 5.40
1915 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.1 32.0 0.67 2.59 3.89
1916 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.70 2.33 3.33
1917 Red Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.83 2.76 3.31
1918 Red Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 57.0 0.63 2.15 3.42
1919 Red Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.9 16.2 0.71 2.46 3.49
1920 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 7 n/a 0.0 3.4 18.4 1.09 2.82 2.59
1921 Red Sox 1 1 .500 0 4 n/a 50.0 4.0 7.1 1.26 2.95 2.35
1922 Yankees 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 87.0 3.1 10.9 1.07 2.80 2.63
1923 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 14.2 0.99 2.52 2.56
1924 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 51.0 3.6 10.2 0.70 2.67 3.83
1925 Yankees 1 0 1.000 0 1 n/a 0.0 4.2 26.7 0.88 3.36 3.79
1926 Yankees 1 0 1.000 0 5 n/a 0.0 3.1 12.3 0.86 3.86 4.47
1927 Browns 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 3.1 18.3 0.71 3.42 4.84
1928 Senators 0 0 .000 1 6 n/a 39.5 8.8 7.2 0.81 2.52 3.12
1929 Senators 1 0 1.000 2 2 n/a 0.0 3.4 17.0 0.73 2.11 2.87
1930 Senators 0 1 .000 0 5 n/a 0.0 2.9 6.1 0.98 2.95 2.99
1931 Senators 0 0 .000 0 5 n/a 0.0 4.8 9.6 1.23 3.53 2.86
1932 White Sox 1 0 1.000 0 9 n/a 0.0 2.6 11.4 0.85 2.88 3.37
1933 White Sox 1 1 .500 0 10 n/a 0.0 5.8 19.3 0.92 3.06 3.31
1934 White Sox 0 1 .000 0 4 n/a 0.0 4.6 10.0 1.00 2.95 2.95
1935 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 3.0 48.0 0.75 2.44 3.28
22 Years 7 4 .636 3 61 n/a 207.2 3.6 12.6 0.88 2.83 3.24

Sam Jones

Sam Jones Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1914 Cleveland Naps n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 Cleveland Indians n/a Undetermined n/a -
1916 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1917 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1918 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1919 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a -
1920 Boston Red Sox n/a $5,500.00 n/a -
1921 Boston Red Sox n/a $6,000.00 n/a -
1922 New York Yankees n/a $10,000.00 n/a Stats
1923 New York Yankees n/a $10,000.00 n/a Stats
1924 New York Yankees n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1925 New York Yankees n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1926 New York Yankees n/a $12,000.00 n/a Stats
1927 St. Louis Browns n/a $12,000.00 n/a -
1928 Washington Senators n/a $10,000.00 n/a -
1929 Washington Senators n/a $11,000.00 n/a -
1930 Washington Senators n/a $10,000.00 n/a -
1931 Washington Senators 14 $10,000.00 n/a -
1932 Chicago White Sox 25 $10,000.00 n/a -
1933 Chicago White Sox 28 $7,500.00 - -
1934 Chicago White Sox 28 $6,500.00 - -
1935 Chicago White Sox 17 $6,500.00 - -
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