From BR Bullpen
Samuel Elmer Shaw
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 5", Weight 140 lb.
- Debut May 3, 1888
- Final Game June 16, 1893
- Born May 7, 1863 in Baltimore, MD USA
- Died February 13, 1947 in Upper Darby, PA USA
 Biographical Information
Sam Shaw, a 5' 5" pitcher, broke in with the Baltimore Orioles of the American Association in 1888 then came back with the Chicago Colts in 1893, where he was one of the oldest pitchers on a staff that averaged 25 years of age.
After baseball, he worked as a grocer in Baltimore, MD, then moved successively to Philadelphia, PA and Atlantic City, NJ. Through his daughter, Irene Brown, he was then traced to Upper Darby, PA, where he died in 1947.
 Further Reading
- "Samuel Shaw", in Bill Carle, ed.: Biographical Research Committee Report, SABR, July/August 2013, p. 1.