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Sam Hairston

Samuel Harding Hairston

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 187 lb.

Born: January 20, 1920 in Crawford, Mississippi, US
Died: October 31, 1997 in Birmingham, Alabama, US

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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
1950 30 6.4 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 38 133 38 5 1 1 .286 .361 48
1951 31 2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A CHW 83 244 15 69 20 2 0 18 3 18 15 .283 .381 93 1 0
1951 31 6.7 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 15 54 21 6 1 0 .389 .537 29
1951 31 0.8 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW 68 209 190 15 48 14 1 0 18 3 18 15 .253 .321 .337 .657 64 1 0
1952 32 6.8 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 134 503 159 29 3 12 .316 .457 230
1953 33 7.9 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 143 535 166 42 6 8 .310 .456 244
1954 34 7.8 Charleston AA AAA CHW 139 530 481 47 129 18 8 1 60 5 37 31 .268 .323 .345 .668 166 22 3 7 2
1955 35 11.1 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 142 546 191 38 4 6 .350 .467 255
1956 36 11.1 Colorado Springs WL A CHW 123 453 144 38 0 8 .318 .455 206
1957 37 9.6 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 89 287 264 27 67 15 5 1 35 0 21 22 .254 .314 .360 .673 95 2 0 0 2
1958 38 11.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL,CHW 91 285 248 19 69 14 4 3 37 0 0 34 27 .278 .365 .403 .768 100 0 3 0 2
1958 38 11.3 San Antonio TL AA BAL 74 245 217 17 59 12 3 3 31 0 0 25 24 .272 .347 .396 .743 86 0 3 0
1958 38 10.8 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 17 40 31 2 10 2 1 0 6 0 9 3 .323 .475 .452 .927 14 0 0 0 2
1959 39 14.4 Charleston SALL A CHW 120 470 427 60 141 21 2 10 63 0 37 23 .330 .383 .459 .842 196 2 0 4 4
1960 40 15.9 Charleston SALL A CHW 45 173 160 17 42 8 0 3 21 1 13 15 .263 .318 .369 .687 59
11 Seasons 1147 4178 3994 185 1215 248 35 53 234 9 0 160 133 .304 .332 .424 .755 1692 22 8 10 6 8
A (8 seasons) A 760 2867 2811 77 902 187 17 48 84 1 50 38 .321 .333 .451 .783 1267 2 0 4 4
AA (1 season) AA 74 245 217 17 59 12 3 3 31 0 0 25 24 .272 .347 .396 .743 86 0 3 0
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 313 1066 966 91 254 49 15 2 119 8 85 71 .263 .326 .351 .677 339 22 6 7 2 4
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 PB lgCS% PO
1951 31 Sacramento PCL AAA CHW C 50 234 193 34 7 7 .970 4.54 6
1953 33 Colorado Springs WL A CHW C 135 771 686 73 12 .984 5.62
1954 34 Charleston AA AAA CHW C 128 761 660 91 10 15 .987 5.87 15
1957 37 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW C 75 386 353 32 1 6 .997 5.13 6
1958 38 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL,CHW C 81 353 307 43 3 5 .992 4.32 6
1958 38 San Antonio TL AA BAL C 67 285 251 32 2 2 .993 4.22 4
1958 38 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW C 14 68 56 11 1 3 .985 4.79 2
1959 39 Charleston SALL A CHW C 104 628 562 58 8 9 .987 5.96 10
1960 40 Charleston SALL A CHW C 37 284 249 31 4 2 .986 7.57 9
7 Seasons 610 3417 3010 362 45 44 .987 5.53 52
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 211ac89e

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