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Sammy Drake

Samuel Harrison Drake

Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 7, 1934 in Little Rock, Arkansas, US
Died: January 27, 2010 in Los Angeles, California, US
High School: Dunbar HS (Little Rock, AR)
School: Philander Smith College (Little Rock, AR)

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1955 20 -4.8 Macon SALL A CHC 105 335 84 8 2 1 .251 .296 99
1956 21 -0.7 3 Teams 3 Lgs D-B-C CHC 132 492 133 24 10 15 .270 .451 222
1956 21 -0.1 Ponca City SOSL D CHC 87 326 93 18 5 13 .285 .491 160
1956 21 -1.6 Lafayette EVAN C CHC 15 59 20 2 2 0 .339 .441 26
1956 21 -2.1 Burlington IIIL B CHC 30 107 20 4 3 2 .187 .336 36
1959 24 0.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA CHC 114 450 33 133 30 9 8 14 7 4 18 15 .296 .456 205 0 3 0
1959 24 0.7 Burlington IIIL B CHC 77 295 86 18 8 6 .292 .468 138
1959 24 -0.5 San Antonio TL AA CHC 37 176 155 33 47 12 1 2 14 7 4 18 15 .303 .376 .432 .808 67 0 3 0
1960 25 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 114 519 435 73 128 15 3 10 63 23 6 74 58 .294 .396 .411 .807 179 1 6 3
1960 25 -0.4 San Antonio TL AA CHC 88 400 330 54 105 12 3 8 52 16 6 60 41 .318 .421 .445 .867 147 1 6 3
1960 25 -1.9 Houston AA AAA CHC 26 119 105 19 23 3 0 2 11 7 14 17 .219 .311 .305 .616 32
1961 26 -0.1 Houston AA AAA CHC 83 308 261 37 80 12 4 10 45 6 47 35 .307 .412 .498 .910 130
1962 27 0.6 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA WSA,NYM,PIT 133 456 66 116 15 3 6 31 10 8 75 57 .254 .340 155 0 0 2
1962 27 0.6 Syracuse IL AAA WSA,NYM 103
1962 27 0.6 Syracuse,Columbus IL AAA PIT,WSA,NYM 133 533 456 66 116 15 3 6 31 10 8 75 57 .254 .358 .340 .698 155 0 0 2
1962 27 0.6 Columbus IL AAA PIT 30
1964 29 4.9 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA NYM,CHW 83 269 237 33 55 13 2 3 23 2 0 32 39 .232 .323 .342 .665 81 0 0 0
1964 29 6.0 Williamsport EL AA NYM 49 170 142 23 37 10 1 2 17 1 0 28 25 .261 .382 .387 .770 55 0 0 0
1964 29 3.4 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW 26 73 69 6 10 3 1 0 4 1 0 4 11 .145 .192 .217 .409 15 0 0 0
1964 29 2.5 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 8 26 26 4 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 .308 .308 .423 .731 11 0 0 0
1965 30 4.1 Buffalo IL AAA NYM 18 63 55 10 14 3 3 1 6 0 0 7 3 .255 .339 .473 .811 26 0 1 0
8 Seasons 782 2990 2721 252 743 120 36 54 182 48 18 253 207 .273 .335 .403 .738 1097 1 10 5
D (1 season) D 87 326 326 93 18 5 13 .285 .285 .491 .776 160
C (1 season) C 15 59 59 20 2 2 0 .339 .339 .441 .780 26
B (2 seasons) B 107 402 402 106 22 11 8 .264 .264 .433 .697 174
A (1 season) A 105 335 335 84 8 2 1 .251 .251 .296 .546 99
AA (3 seasons) AA 174 746 627 110 189 34 5 12 83 24 10 106 81 .301 .402 .429 .831 269 1 9 3
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 294 1122 972 142 251 36 11 20 99 24 8 147 126 .258 .355 .380 .735 369 0 1 2
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1959 24 San Antonio TL AA CHC 2B 37 206 90 112 4 24 .981 5.46
1960 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHC 2B 43 216 92 109 15 28 .931 4.67
1960 25 San Antonio TL AA CHC 3B 71 195 42 134 19 14 .903 2.48
1960 25 San Antonio TL AA CHC 2B 17 87 30 50 7 13 .920 4.71
1960 25 Houston AA AAA CHC 2B 26 129 62 59 8 15 .938 4.65
1961 26 Houston AA AAA CHC OF 56 75 72 2 1 1 .987 1.32
1961 26 Houston AA AAA CHC 3B 22 64 16 41 7 6 .891 2.59
1962 27 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA PIT,WSA,NYM 2B 35 158 68 84 6 18 .962 4.34
1962 27 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA PIT,WSA,NYM OF 44 83 76 4 3 1 .964 1.82
1962 27 Syracuse, Columbus IL AAA PIT,WSA,NYM OF 44 83 76 4 3 1 .964 1.82
1962 27 Syracuse, Columbus IL AAA PIT,WSA,NYM 2B 35 158 68 84 6 18 .962 4.34
1962 27 Syracuse IL AAA WSA,NYM 3B 43 130 36 78 16 8 .877 2.65
1964 29 Williamsport EL AA NYM 2B 40 165 85 74 6 19 .964 3.98
1964 29 Indianapolis PCL AAA CHW 3B 14 34 9 23 2 2 .941 2.29
1965 30 Buffalo IL AAA NYM OF 16 17 16 0 1 0 .941 1.00
6 Seasons 378 1213 566 583 64 113 .947 3.04
2B (4 seasons) 2B 155 745 335 379 31 89 .958 4.61
3B (3 seasons) 3B 107 293 67 198 28 22 .904 2.48
OF (3 seasons) OF 116 175 164 6 5 2 .971 1.47

Sabr ID: 39a4ab06

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