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Sam WestHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1927-1942 MLB Years: 1927-1942
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PositionsOF-1573, 1B-29Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel Filmore West
Height5-11Weight165BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 5,1904PlaceLongview,Texas
Death DateNovember 23,1985 [81.049]
MLB DebutApril 17,1927 [22.194]
OrganizationsWS1 [10] SLA [6] CHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-34
TBC Player ID19552Retrosheet IDwests101MLBAM ID124111
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power65Contact51XBH60RBIs46Runs48Hitting72Durability72Team.461Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1927Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of2238679164106108800000.239.320.328.64822575.271.089.224.30910.6710.671.000.000.0031.25
1928Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of231253785911430734056202316000.302.338.442.78016740405.315.140.190.3554.945.681.150.74126.0035.09
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of2414251060136168375984541022000.267.326.347.67317727577.285.080.171.3147.807.110.910.52170.0019.85
1930Washington Senators IALMLBws1-of2512041175135221066755373419000.328.385.474.85919538458.348.146.236.3858.087.420.921.3168.5028.15
1931Washington Senators IALMLBws16of2613252677175431339168303703000.333.369.481.85025359559.354.148.202.3865.376.621.230.54175.3333.71
1932Washington Senators IALMLBws13of2714655488159271268345485719000.287.345.412.75722845612.312.125.209.3457.849.311.190.9892.3328.30
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6of281335179315525121148108594915000.300.373.458.83123748582.315.158.277.38310.148.420.831.8947.0030.97
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6of29122482901572210955356255010000.326.403.469.87222641554.354.143.268.40011.199.930.891.6253.5626.11
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6of30138527931583741070167546112000.300.388.442.83023351615.314.142.275.38412.207.480.611.6352.7032.28
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6of3115253378148264770209470010000.278.386.381.76720337637.309.103.283.36514.7610.990.741.1076.1425.00
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6of321224576815037475811462803000.328.390.473.86321648506.339.145.245.3949.095.530.611.3865.2932.00
1938St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6of33441651751821271014902000.309.363.400.7636611181.323.091.182.3557.734.970.640.55165.0021.57
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws14of33923445110419554711332109000.302.363.430.79314829386.311.128.224.3668.555.440.641.3068.8027.88
1938Totals for AL-AL         13650968155277674214730011000.305.363.420.78321440567.315.115.210.3628.295.290.641.0684.8325.81
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws123of3411539052110208352116729014005.282.387.397.78415531471.299.115.287.36914.236.160.430.64130.0028.18
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws1231b-of3557997256111802161302000.253.357.364.721368117.282.111.253.33913.6811.110.810.8599.0032.00
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws123of36263731000061011201000.270.438.270.70810049.286.000.324.36422.454.080.180.000.000.00
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34of374915114355002520311806001.232.363.265.628405188.263.033.252.31816.499.570.580.000.0014.29
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1753614893418383471017583853566965405123006.299.371.425.79626125236972.319.126.239.0009.987.750.781.0881.9728.45
Washington Senators I Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter993331648198418765304853336315265375005.297.358.419.77713912823709.316.122.217.0008.497.140.840.81110.5328.66
St. Louis Browns Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter711268143981915536453281820350257242000.305.386.441.82711812363075.325.136.265.00011.388.360.731.4659.5828.82
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4915114355002520311806001.232.363.265.628405188.263.033.252.00016.499.570.580.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256886170329777556450011001.299.371.425.79624148644.319.126.239.0009.987.750.781.0881.9728.45

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1927Washington Senators IALMLBws122OF18--2832-3331.9391.72------3847.411.7
1928Washington Senators IALMLBws123OF116--210131-224223.9961.92------12592.875.3
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws124OF139--3762598410401.9782.88------14297.991.4
1930Washington Senators IALMLBws125OF118--310891327318.9722.69------12098.376.6
1931Washington Senators IALMLBws126OF127--4021343419415.9903.27------13296.282.5
1932Washington Senators IALMLBws127OF143--45015107475465.9793.25------14697.992.9
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28OF127--3291443347343.9882.70------13395.584.1
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29OF120--3031493326317.9722.64------12298.478.9
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30OF135--449752461456.9893.38------13897.888.8
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla31OF148--4421082460452.9833.05------15297.497.4
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32OF105--2981746319315.9873.00------12286.168.2
1938St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla33OF41--101-3-104101.9712.46------4493.227.0
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws133OF85--221443229225.9832.65------9292.456.3
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws134OF89--232723241239.9922.69------11577.458.6
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws1341B17--133649143139.9728.18------11514.811.2
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws1351B12--957113103102.9908.50------5721.17.8
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws135OF9--18---18181.0002.00------5715.85.8
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws136OF8--19---19191.0002.38------2630.85.2
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37OF45--112121115113.9832.51------4991.830.4
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1573--4300151764245274451.9832.83------15730.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B29--22813522246241.9808.31------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1927Washington Senators IALMLBws122---------18-
1928Washington Senators IALMLBws123---------116-
1929Washington Senators IALMLBws124---------139-
1930Washington Senators IALMLBws125---------118-
1931Washington Senators IALMLBws126---------127-
1932Washington Senators IALMLBws127---------143-
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28---------127-
1934St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29---------120-
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30---------135-
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla31---------148-
1937St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32---------105-
1938St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla33---------41-
1938Washington Senators IALMLBws133---------85-
1939Washington Senators IALMLBws134--17------89-
1940Washington Senators IALMLBws135--12------9-
1941Washington Senators IALMLBws136---------8-
1942Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37---------45-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1947Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws142Assistant Coach1546490.41633.07Ossie Bluege
1948Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws143Assistant Coach1535697.36640.07Joe Kuhel
1949Washington Senators IALMLBMLBws144Assistant Coach15450104.32547.08Joe Kuhel
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1945-06-26Released by White Sox. 
1942-03-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1942-02-15Released by Senators. 
1938-06-15TradeTraded by Browns to Senators for Mel Almada. 
1932-12-14TradeTraded by Senators with Lloyd Brown, Carl Reynolds and Cash to Browns for Lefty Stewart, Fred Schulte and Goose Goslin. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.