Sam Mejias Stats

Sam Mejias was born on Friday, May 9, 1952, in Santiago, Santiago, Dominican Republic. Mejias was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 6, 1976, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 Mejias baseball stats page.

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"I was out mowing the front lawn during the strike. I got the front yard done and half the back yard and I kept waiting for Sam Mejias (his 'usual' defensive replacement) to come out and finish it for me." - Outfielder Dave Collins (1981)

Sam Mejias

Sam Mejias Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#576)

Sam Mejias Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#576)

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Birth Name:
Samuel Elias Mejias
Nickname:
Sam
Born On:
05-09-1952  (Taurus)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Santiago, Santiago, Dominican Republic
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Santiago Escuela (Santiago, DR)
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:
09-06-1976 (Age 24)
Last Game:
10-03-1981
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

Sam Mejias

Sam Mejias Pitching Stats

1978 26 Expos 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 -
1 Year 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 1.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 -

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Sam Mejias Hitting Stats

1976 24 Cardinals 18 21 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .143 .217 .190
1977 25 Expos 74 101 14 23 4 1 3 0 8 2 0 17 1 0 0 1 .228 .243 .376
1978 26 Expos 67 56 9 13 1 0 0 0 6 2 1 5 1 0 0 3 .232 .259 .250
1979 27 Cubs 31 11 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 .182 .308 .182
1979 27 Reds 7 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500
1980 28 Reds 71 108 16 30 5 1 1 0 10 6 0 13 2 0 1 1 .278 .322 .370
1981 29 Reds 66 49 6 14 2 0 0 0 7 2 1 9 3 2 0 1 .286 .302 .327
6 Years 334 348 51 86 13 2 4 0 31 16 3 51 8 2 1 8 .247 .281 .330

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Sam Mejias Fielding Stats

1976 Cardinals CF 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1976 Cardinals LF 4 0 15 2 0.5 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1976 Cardinals RF 13 5 174 17 1.3 17 16 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.64
1977 Expos CF 21 5 213 17 0.8 17 17 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1977 Expos LF 4 1 36 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.75
1977 Expos RF 32 9 411 43 1.3 41 39 2 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.69
1978 Expos CF 4 2 57 7 1.8 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.32
1978 Expos LF 24 1 147 18 0.8 16 15 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 2.94
1978 Expos P 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1978 Expos RF 25 3 243 16 0.6 16 15 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.78
1979 Cubs CF 5 0 36 5 1.0 4 4 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 3.00
1979 Cubs LF 15 0 72 3 0.2 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1979 Cubs RF 3 0 15 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1979 Reds CF 5 0 21 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
1980 Reds CF 51 16 663 73 1.4 72 70 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.93
1980 Reds LF 8 0 57 1 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.47
1980 Reds RF 17 4 183 19 1.1 19 17 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.80
1981 Reds CF 16 6 243 20 1.3 19 19 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 2.11
1981 Reds RF 43 0 249 14 0.3 14 13 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.52
RF Totals 133 21 1,275 110 0.8 108 101 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.29
CF Totals 103 29 1,239 124 1.2 121 119 2 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.64
LF Totals 55 2 327 25 0.5 23 22 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .920 1.90
P Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
6 Years 292 52 2,844 259 0.9 252 242 10 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .973 2.39

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Sam Mejias Miscellaneous Stats

1976 Cardinals 2 0 1.000 0 7 n/a 0.0 10.5 0.0 - - -
1977 Expos 1 0 1.000 20 13 n/a 33.7 5.9 12.6 - - -
1978 Expos 0 0 .000 10 18 n/a 0.0 11.2 9.3 0.00 0.00 0.00
1979 Cubs 0 0 .000 6 9 n/a 0.0 2.2 0.0 - - -
1979 Reds 0 0 .000 1 2 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1980 Reds 4 2 .667 6 3 n/a 108.0 8.3 10.8 - - -
1981 Reds 1 0 1.000 9 4 n/a 0.0 5.4 7.0 - - -
6 Years 8 2 .800 52 56 n/a 87.0 6.8 11.2 0.00 0.00 0.00

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Sam Mejias Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1976 St. Louis Cardinals 7 $19,000.00 - -
1977 Montreal Expos 14 $20,000.00 - -
1978 Montreal Expos 14 $21,000.00 - -
1979 Chicago Cubs 32 Undetermined - -
1979 Cincinnati Reds 28 Undetermined - -
1980 Cincinnati Reds 28 Undetermined - -
1981 Cincinnati Reds 28 Undetermined - -
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