Sam West Stats

Sam West was born on Wednesday, October 5, 1904, in Longview, Texas. West was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 17, 1927, with the Washington Senators. 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 West baseball stats page.

"The art of converting base hits into putouts as exemplified by Sam West, knows no equal among major league outfielders and has had no peers since Tris Speaker's glory days, on the authority of Washington club President, Clark Griffith , who will tell you that he has spent forty-two years in baseball, and he ought to know." - The Washington Post (SABR Baseball Biography, Sam West , Source )
Sam West

Sam West Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats Baseball Card (#51)
Sam West Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats Baseball Card (#51)

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Birth Name:
Samuel Filmore West
Nickname:
Sam or Sammy
Born On:
10-05-1904  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Longview, Texas
Year of Death Data Died On:
11-23-1985 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Lubbock, Texas
Cemetery:
Resthaven Memorial Park, Lubbock, Texas
High School:
Rule High School (Rule, TX)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
04-17-1927 (Age 22)
Last Game:
09-24-1942
Draft:
Not Applicable
Sam West

Sam West Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Sam West

Sam West Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1927 23 Senators 38 67 9 16 4 1 0 0 6 8 - 8 0 - 0 - .239 .320 .328
1928 24 Senators 125 378 59 114 30 7 3 0 40 20 - 23 6 - 1 - .302 .338 .442
1929 25 Senators 142 510 60 136 16 8 3 0 75 45 - 41 22 - 0 - .267 .326 .347
1930 26 Senators 120 411 75 135 22 10 6 0 67 37 - 34 9 - 1 - .328 .385 .474
1931 27 Senators 132 526 77 175 43 13 3 0 91 30 - 37 3 - 0 - .333 .369 .481
1932 28 Senators 146 554 88 159 27 12 6 0 83 48 - 57 9 - 1 - .287 .345 .412
1933 29 Browns 133 517 93 155 25 12 11 0 48 59 - 49 5 - 1 - .300 .373 .458
1934 30 Browns 122 482 90 157 22 10 9 0 55 62 - 55 10 - 0 - .326 .403 .469
1935 31 Browns 138 527 93 158 37 4 10 1 70 75 - 46 12 - 1 - .300 .388 .442
1936 32 Browns 152 533 78 148 26 4 7 0 70 94 - 70 10 - 0 - .278 .386 .381
1937 33 Browns 122 457 68 150 37 4 7 1 58 46 - 28 3 - 0 - .328 .390 .473
1938 34 Browns 44 165 17 51 8 2 1 0 27 14 - 9 2 - 0 - .309 .363 .400
1938 34 Senators 92 344 51 104 19 5 5 0 47 33 - 21 9 - 0 - .302 .363 .430
1939 35 Senators 115 390 52 110 20 8 3 0 52 67 - 29 14 - 0 5 .282 .387 .397
1940 36 Senators 57 99 7 25 6 1 1 0 18 16 - 13 2 - 0 0 .253 .357 .364
1941 37 Senators 26 37 3 10 0 0 0 0 6 11 - 2 1 - 0 0 .270 .438 .270
1942 38 White Sox 49 151 14 35 5 0 0 0 25 31 - 18 6 - 0 1 .232 .363 .265
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
16 Years 1,753 6,148 934 1,838 347 101 75 2 838 696 - 540 123 - 5 6 .299 .371 .425
Sam West

Sam West Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1927 Senators CF 8 4 99 11 1.4 10 8 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.73
1927 Senators LF 5 5 126 11 2.2 10 10 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.14
1927 Senators RF 5 2 87 11 2.2 11 10 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.41
1928 Senators CF 61 59 1,524 2,151 35.3 2,150 2,137 13 1 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 38.09
1928 Senators LF 52 18 432 64 1.2 64 64 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
1928 Senators RF 6 3 54 9 1.5 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1929 Senators CF 135 132 3,312 395 2.9 395 370 25 - 9 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.22
1929 Senators LF 4 4 81 6 1.5 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1930 Senators CF 117 94 2,478 1,323 11.3 1,314 1,306 8 9 1 n/a n/a n/a .993 14.32
1930 Senators LF 1 0 - 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1931 Senators CF 127 126 3,348 419 3.3 415 402 13 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .990 3.35
1932 Senators CF 143 138 3,606 475 3.3 465 450 15 10 7 n/a n/a n/a .979 3.48
1933 Browns CF 127 127 3,306 347 2.7 343 329 14 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.80
1934 Browns CF 120 120 3,060 326 2.7 317 303 14 9 3 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.80
1935 Browns CF 135 135 3,615 461 3.4 456 449 7 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .989 3.41
1936 Browns CF 148 144 3,765 460 3.1 452 442 10 8 2 n/a n/a n/a .983 3.24
1937 Browns CF 105 105 2,625 319 3.0 315 298 17 4 6 n/a n/a n/a .987 3.24
1938 Senators CF 84 84 2,163 1,227 14.6 1,223 1,219 4 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .997 15.27
1938 Browns CF 41 41 1,038 104 2.5 101 101 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.63
1938 Senators LF 1 1 27 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1939 Senators 1B 17 15 381 143 8.4 139 133 6 4 9 n/a n/a n/a .972 9.85
1939 Senators CF 53 53 1,383 1,155 21.8 1,155 1,151 4 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 22.55
1939 Senators LF 26 25 627 59 2.3 57 56 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.45
1939 Senators RF 10 7 162 27 2.7 27 25 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1940 Senators 1B 12 12 306 103 8.6 102 95 7 1 13 n/a n/a n/a .990 9.00
1940 Senators CF 4 3 75 12 3.0 12 12 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.32
1940 Senators RF 5 4 99 6 1.2 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1941 Senators CF 1 1 27 4 4.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
1941 Senators LF 4 4 111 211 52.8 211 211 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 51.32
1941 Senators RF 3 2 54 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1942 White Sox CF 37 37 810 201 5.4 199 198 1 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 6.63
1942 White Sox LF 8 7 189 14 1.8 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
CF Totals 1,446 1,403 36,234 9,390 6.5 9,326 9,179 147 64 43 n/a n/a n/a .993 6.95
LF Totals 101 64 1,593 367 3.6 364 363 1 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .992 6.17
1B Totals 29 27 687 246 8.5 241 228 13 5 22 n/a n/a n/a .980 9.47
RF Totals 29 18 456 57 2.0 57 54 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
16 Years 1,605 1,512 38,970 10,060 6.3 9,988 9,824 164 72 65 n/a n/a n/a .993 6.92
Sam West

Sam West Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1927 Senators 1 0 1.000 19 1 n/a 0.0 8.4 11.2 - - -
1928 Senators 5 6 .455 10 0 n/a 126.0 16.4 9.5 - - -
1929 Senators 9 8 .529 3 0 n/a 170.0 12.4 6.8 - - -
1930 Senators 5 5 .500 1 1 n/a 68.5 12.1 6.1 - - -
1931 Senators 6 8 .429 0 5 n/a 175.3 14.2 5.8 - - -
1932 Senators 4 5 .444 3 0 n/a 92.3 9.7 6.7 - - -
1933 Browns 10 8 .556 6 0 n/a 47.0 10.6 10.8 - - -
1934 Browns 3 5 .375 2 0 n/a 53.6 8.8 8.8 - - -
1935 Browns 1 6 .143 3 0 n/a 52.7 11.5 7.5 - - -
1936 Browns 2 0 1.000 4 0 n/a 76.1 7.6 7.6 - - -
1937 Browns 1 1 .500 17 0 n/a 65.3 16.3 7.9 - - -
1938 Browns 1 0 1.000 3 0 n/a 165.0 18.3 6.1 - - -
1938 Senators 1 1 .500 7 0 n/a 68.8 16.4 7.3 - - -
1939 Senators 1 1 .500 9 1 n/a 130.0 13.4 7.5 - - -
1940 Senators 0 2 .000 36 0 n/a 99.0 7.6 5.5 - - -
1941 Senators 1 0 1.000 18 0 n/a 0.0 18.5 6.2 - - -
1942 White Sox 2 0 1.000 4 1 n/a 0.0 8.4 6.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
16 Years 53 56 .486 145 9 n/a 82.0 11.4 7.3 - - -
Sam West

Sam West Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1927 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1928 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1929 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1930 Washington Senators n/a Undetermined n/a -
1931 Washington Senators 6 Undetermined n/a -
1932 Washington Senators 3 Undetermined n/a -
1933 St. Louis Browns 6 Undetermined Stats -
1934 St. Louis Browns 6 Undetermined Stats -
1935 St. Louis Browns 6 Undetermined Stats -
1936 St. Louis Browns 6 Undetermined - -
1937 St. Louis Browns 6 Undetermined Stats -
1938 St. Louis Browns 6 Undetermined - -
1938 Washington Senators 4 Undetermined - -
1939 Washington Senators 23 Undetermined - -
1940 Washington Senators 23 Undetermined - -
1941 Washington Senators 23 Undetermined - -
1942 Chicago White Sox 34 Undetermined - -


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