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Sam Mele    \MEE-lee\

Sabath Anthony Mele

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 183 lb.

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

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Register 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
1946 24 -1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA BOS 134 514 503 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
1947 25 -4.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 123 497 453 71 137 14 8 12 73 0 3 37 35 .302 .356 .448 .805 203 11 1 6
1948 26 -3.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 66 198 180 25 42 12 1 2 25 1 1 13 21 .233 .292 .344 .637 62 5 2 3
1949 27 -1.8 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-BOS 96 336 310 22 73 13 3 3 32 4 1 24 48 .235 .290 .326 .616 101 13 0 2
1949 27 -1.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 18 55 46 1 9 1 1 0 7 2 0 7 14 .196 .302 .261 .563 12 3 0 2
1949 27 -1.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 78 281 264 21 64 12 2 3 25 2 1 17 34 .242 .288 .337 .625 89 10 0 0
1950 28 -0.8 WSH AL MLB WSH 126 490 435 57 119 21 6 12 86 2 0 51 40 .274 .351 .432 .783 188 21 1 3
1951 29 0.0 WSH AL MLB WSH 143 594 558 58 153 36 7 5 94 2 3 32 31 .274 .315 .391 .705 218 22 1 3
1952 30 1.3 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-WSH 132 503 451 48 117 21 2 16 69 1 2 49 42 .259 .335 .421 .756 190 18 2 1
1952 30 1.3 WSH AL MLB WSH 9 29 28 2 12 3 0 2 10 0 0 1 2 .429 .448 .750 1.198 21 0 0 0
1952 30 1.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 123 474 423 46 105 18 2 14 59 1 2 48 40 .248 .328 .400 .727 169 18 2 1
1953 31 2.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 140 544 481 64 132 26 8 12 82 3 1 58 47 .274 .353 .437 .789 210 14 0 5
1954 32 3.6 2 Teams AL MLB BAL-BOS 114 406 362 39 97 15 4 12 55 1 1 30 38 .268 .323 .431 .753 156 16 2 6 6
1954 32 3.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 72 256 230 17 55 9 4 5 32 1 0 18 26 .239 .290 .378 .668 87 12 0 4 4
1954 32 3.6 BOS AL MLB BOS 42 150 132 22 42 6 0 7 23 0 1 12 12 .318 .378 .523 .901 69 4 2 2 2
1955 33 4.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-BOS 49 100 93 5 17 3 0 2 8 1 1 5 20 .183 .230 .280 .510 26 6 1 0 1 0
1955 33 4.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 14 32 31 1 4 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 7 .129 .125 .194 .319 6 1 0 0 1 0
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 33 5.0 CIN NL MLB CIN 35 68 62 4 13 1 0 2 7 0 1 5 13 .210 .279 .323 .602 20 5 1 0 0 0
1956 34 5.6 CLE AL MLB CLE 57 128 114 17 29 7 0 4 20 0 1 12 20 .254 .320 .421 .741 48 4 0 0 2 0
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
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 1046 3796 3437 406 916 168 39 80 544 15 14 311 342 .267 .328 .408 .736 1402 130 10 29 9 0
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 340 1157 1066 79 312 48 24 24 94 2 79 85 .293 .450 480 0 1 4 7 8
All Levels (13 Seasons) 1386 4953 4503 485 1228 216 63 104 638 17 14 390 427 .273 .418 1882 130 11 33 16 8
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 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.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1946 24 Louisville AA AAA BOS OF 14 34 33 1 0 0 1.000 2.43
1947 25 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 1 4.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 11.25 5.00
1947 25 BOS AL MLB BOS CF 24
1947 25 BOS AL MLB BOS LF 3
1947 25 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 116 979.0 245 233 10 2 1 .992 2.23 2.09
1947 25 BOS AL MLB BOS RF 92
1948 26 BOS AL MLB BOS LF 3
1948 26 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 55 413.0 104 99 2 3 0 .971 2.20 1.84
1948 26 BOS AL MLB BOS RF 52
1949 27 2 Teams AL MLB WSH-BOS OF 74 569.0 139 128 6 5 3 .964 2.12 1.81
1949 27 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 11 99.0 22 20 1 1 0 .955 1.91 1.91
1949 27 WSH AL MLB WSH 1B 11 76.0 87 79 7 1 9 .989 10.18 7.82
1949 27 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 63 470.0 117 108 5 4 3 .966 2.16 1.79
1950 28 WSH AL MLB WSH 1B 16 129.0 169 149 18 2 13 .988 11.65 10.44
1950 28 WSH AL MLB WSH CF 26
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1950 28 WSH AL MLB WSH LF 6
1950 28 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 99 824.0 202 192 8 2 0 .990 2.18 2.02
1950 28 WSH AL MLB WSH RF 72
1951 29 WSH AL MLB WSH 1B 15 130.0 129 122 7 0 11 1.000 8.93 8.60
1951 29 WSH AL MLB WSH CF 17
1951 29 WSH AL MLB WSH LF 2
1951 29 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 124 1059.0 273 263 8 2 1 .993 2.30 2.19
1951 29 WSH AL MLB WSH RF 107
1952 30 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-WSH OF 119 1001.0 177 168 8 1 1 .994 1.58 1.48
1952 30 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 7 53.0 12 11 0 1 0 .917 1.87 1.57
1952 30 CHW AL MLB CHW 1B 3 12.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 7.50 3.33
1952 30 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 112 948.0 165 157 8 0 1 1.000 1.57 1.47
1953 31 CHW AL MLB CHW 1B 2 3.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 12.00 2.00
1953 31 CHW AL MLB CHW CF 4
1953 31 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 138 1137.0 228 213 14 1 1 .996 1.80 1.64
1953 31 CHW AL MLB CHW RF 138
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1954 32 2 Teams AL MLB BAL-BOS OF 75 625.0 128 117 6 5 2 .961 1.77 1.64
1954 32 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 62 515.0 106 97 5 4 1 .962 1.78 1.65
1954 32 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 22 159.0 177 168 8 1 17 .994 9.96 8.00
1954 32 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 13 110.0 22 20 1 1 1 .955 1.72 1.62
1955 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-BOS LF 18
1955 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-BOS OF 20 145.0 42 38 3 1 0 .976 2.54 2.05
1955 33 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-BOS RF 2
1955 33 BOS AL MLB BOS LF 6
1955 33 BOS AL MLB BOS OF 7 54.0 17 14 3 0 0 1.000 2.83 2.43
1955 33 BOS AL MLB BOS RF 1
1955 33 CIN NL MLB CIN 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1955 33 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 12
1955 33 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 13 91.0 25 24 0 1 0 .960 2.37 1.85
1955 33 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 1
1956 34 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 8 56.0 64 59 5 0 5 1.000 10.29 8.00
1956 34 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 14
1956 34 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 20 131.0 32 29 2 1 0 .969 2.13 1.55
1956 34 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 6
1957 35 Indianapolis AA AAA CHW OF 95 165 155 5 5 0 .970 1.68
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
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
MLB (9 seasons) MLB 1B 79 570.0 645 596 45 4 55 .994 10.12 8.11
MLB (4 seasons) MLB CF 71
MLB (6 seasons) MLB LF 46
MLB (10 seasons) MLB OF 840 6883.0 1570 1480 67 23 9 .985 2.02 1.84
MLB (7 seasons) MLB RF 469
Minors (3 seasons) Minors OF 169 290 274 8 8 0 .972 1.67
All Levels (9 Seasons) 1B 79 570.0 645 596 45 4 55 .994 10.12 8.11
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 71
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 46
All Levels (13 Seasons) OF 1009 6883.0 1860 1754 75 31 9 .983 2.02 1.81
All Levels (7 Seasons) RF 469
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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

Sabr ID: 414c820d

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