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Proper Name
Sabath Anthony Mele
High Level
MLB (1947-1956)
Positions
OF (840) ... 1B (79)
Ht / Wt
6-1 / 185
Bats / Throws
Right / Right
place
Astoria,New York
Died
5/1/2017
Cause of Death
Cancer
High School
Bryant (Long Island City,NY)
colleges
New York University (New York,NY),
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
BOS [5] WS1 [4] CHA [2] BAL [1] CIN [1] CLE [1]
TBC#
15266
mlbam id
118929
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1947-1956].267.73634374069168054415
Speed
63
Power
72
Contact
59
XBH
72
RBIs
80
Runs
47
Hitting
61
Durability
68
Team
.497
Player Notes:  [1984] Inducted into the New York University Athletics Hall of Fame
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year tranx date end date mlb org level Transaction Description status minor team 40man age
1957 1957-04-16 current -- -- Released by Indians Hist -- No 35.085
1956 1956-03-24 1957-04-16 CLE MLB Signed contract with Indians Hist -- No 34.062
1956 1956-01-18 1956-03-24 -- -- Released by Reds Hist -- No 33.362
1955 1955-06-23 1956-01-18 CIN MLB Sold by Boston Red Sox to Cincinnati Reds Hist -- No 33.153
1954 1954-07-29 1955-06-23 BOS MLB Claimed on waivers from Orioles by Red Sox Hist -- No 32.189
1954 1954-02-05 1954-07-29 BAL MLB Traded from Chicago White Sox with Neil Berry to Baltimore Orioles for Johnny Groth and Johnny Lipon Hist -- No 32.015
1952 1952-05-03 1954-02-05 CHA MLB Traded from Washington Senators I to Chicago White Sox for Jim Busby and Mel Hoderlein Hist -- No 30.102
1949 1949-06-13 1952-05-03 WS1 MLB Traded from Boston Red Sox with Mickey Harris to Washington Senators I for Walt Masterson Hist -- No 27.143
1946 1946-01-01 1949-06-13 BOS MLB Signed as undrafted free agent (NYU) Hist -- No 23.345
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