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Sam Mele    \MEE-lee\

Sabath Anthony Mele

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 183 lb.

Born: January 21, 1922 in Astoria, New York, US
High School: Bryant HS (Astoria, NY)
Schools: Yale University (New Haven, CT), New York University (New York, NY)

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Minors Batting

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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
1946 24 -1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA BOS 134 503 8 166 20 20 6 8 0 8 7 .330 .485 244 0 0 3
1946 24 -1.4 Scranton EL A BOS 119 450 154 18 18 6 .342 .502 226
1946 24 -4.7 Louisville AA AAA BOS 15 64 53 8 12 2 2 0 8 0 8 7 .226 .328 .340 .667 18 0 0 3
1957 35 7.6 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 122 421 370 56 98 22 4 16 65 1 44 54 .265 .340 .476 .816 176 1 1 5 4
1958 36 8.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA KCA,CHW 84 222 193 15 48 6 0 2 21 1 27 24 .249 .338 .311 .649 60 0 0 2 4
1958 36 7.7 Buffalo IL AAA KCA 58 155 134 11 29 3 0 1 11 0 21 20 .216 .323 .261 .584 35 0 0 0 4
1958 36 8.8 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW 26 67 59 4 19 3 0 1 10 1 6 4 .322 .373 .424 .797 25 0 0 2 0
3 Seasons 340 1157 1066 79 312 48 24 24 94 2 79 85 .293 .340 .450 .790 480 0 1 4 7 8
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 221 707 616 79 158 30 6 18 94 2 79 85 .256 .339 .412 .751 254 0 1 4 7 8
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

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Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1946 24 Louisville AA AAA BOS OF 14 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 2.43
1947 25 Boston AL MLB BOS OF 116 245 233 10 2 1 .992 2.09
1947 25 Boston AL MLB BOS RF 92 0.00
1947 25 Boston AL MLB BOS CF 24 0.00
1947 25 Boston AL MLB BOS LF 3 0.00
1947 25 Boston AL MLB BOS 1B 1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00
1948 26 Boston AL MLB BOS OF 55 104 99 2 3 0 .971 1.84
1948 26 Boston AL MLB BOS RF 52 0.00
1948 26 Boston AL MLB BOS LF 3 0.00
1949 27 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 63 117 108 5 4 3 .966 1.79
1949 27 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 43 0.00
1949 27 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 23 0.00
1949 27 Washington AL MLB WSH LF 2 0.00
1949 27 Washington AL MLB WSH 1B 11 87 79 7 1 9 .989 7.82
1949 27 Boston AL MLB BOS OF 11 22 20 1 1 0 .955 1.91
1949 27 Boston AL MLB BOS RF 11 0.00
1950 28 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 99 202 192 8 2 0 .990 2.02
1950 28 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 72 0.00
1950 28 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 26 0.00
1950 28 Washington AL MLB WSH LF 6 0.00
1950 28 Washington AL MLB WSH 1B 16 169 149 18 2 13 .988 10.44
1951 29 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 124 273 263 8 2 1 .993 2.19
1951 29 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 107 0.00
1951 29 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 17 0.00
1951 29 Washington AL MLB WSH LF 2 0.00
1951 29 Washington AL MLB WSH 1B 15 129 122 7 0 11 1.000 8.60
1952 30 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 7 12 11 0 1 0 .917 1.57
1952 30 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 6 0.00
1952 30 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 1 0.00
1952 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW OF 112 165 157 8 0 1 1.000 1.47
1952 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW RF 112 0.00
1952 30 Chicago AL MLB CHW 1B 3 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 3.33
1953 31 Chicago AL MLB CHW OF 138 228 213 14 1 1 .996 1.64
1953 31 Chicago AL MLB CHW RF 138 0.00
1953 31 Chicago AL MLB CHW CF 4 0.00
1953 31 Chicago AL MLB CHW 1B 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1954 32 Boston AL MLB BOS OF 13 22 20 1 1 1 .955 1.62
1954 32 Boston AL MLB BOS RF 13 0.00
1954 32 Boston AL MLB BOS LF 3 0.00
1954 32 Boston AL MLB BOS 1B 22 177 168 8 1 17 .994 8.00
1954 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 62 106 97 5 4 1 .962 1.65
1954 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 24 0.00
1954 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 40 0.00
1955 33 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN OF 13 25 24 0 1 0 .960 1.85
1955 33 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN RF 1 0.00
1955 33 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN LF 12 0.00
1955 33 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1955 33 Boston AL MLB BOS OF 7 17 14 3 0 0 1.000 2.43
1955 33 Boston AL MLB BOS RF 1 0.00
1955 33 Boston AL MLB BOS LF 6 0.00
1956 34 Cleveland AL MLB CLE OF 20 32 29 2 1 0 .969 1.55
1956 34 Cleveland AL MLB CLE RF 6 0.00
1956 34 Cleveland AL MLB CLE LF 14 0.00
1956 34 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 1B 8 64 59 5 0 5 1.000 8.00
1957 35 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW OF 95 165 155 5 5 0 .970 1.68
1958 36 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA KCA,CHW OF 60 91 86 2 3 0 .967 1.47
1958 36 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW OF 16 26 25 1 0 0 1.000 1.63
1958 36 Buffalo IL AAA KCA OF 44 65 61 1 3 0 .954 1.41
3 Seasons 169 290 274 8 8 0 .972 1.67
OF (3 seasons) AAA OF 169 290 274 8 8 0 .972 1.67

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1961 39 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 2 161 70 90 .438
1962 40 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 163 91 71 .562
1963 41 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 161 91 70 .565
1964 42 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 163 79 83 .488
1965 43 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 102 60 .630
1966 44 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 1 162 89 73 .549
1967 45 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 1 of 2 164 91 71 .562
7 Seasons 1136 613 518 .542

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1946 24 Scranton Red Sox Eastern League A BOS
1946 24 Louisville Colonels American Association AAA BOS
1947 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1
1948 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1
1949 27 Washington Senators American League MLB WSH 2
1949 27 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1
1950 28 Washington Senators American League MLB WSH 1 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
1951 29 Washington Senators American League MLB WSH 1 1951-04-17 1951-09-29
1952 30 Washington Senators American League MLB WSH 1 1952-04-15 1952-05-03
1952 30 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 2 1952-04-27 1952-09-28
1953 31 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1953-04-14 1953-09-23
1954 32 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1954-04-13 1954-07-25
1954 32 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 2 1954-08-01 1954-09-26
1955 33 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1955-04-20 1955-06-09
1955 33 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB CIN 2 1955-06-24 1955-09-17
1956 34 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-16
1957 35 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CHW
1958 36 Buffalo Bisons International League AAA KCA
1958 36 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CHW

Sabr ID: 414c820d

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