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Proper Name
William Amos Sample
High Level
MLB (1978-1986)
Positions
OF (843) ... LF (531) ... CF (103) ... RF (99) ... DH (19) ... 2B (2)
Ht / Wt
5-9 / 175
Bats / Throws
Right / Right
age
68.335
place
Roanoke,Virginia
High School
Andrew Lewis (Salem,VA)
colleges
James Madison University (Harrisonburg,VA),
draft posit
3B-OF
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
TEX [8] NYA [1] ATL [1]
TBC#
17529
mlbam id
121649
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1978-1986].272.71025163716844623098
Speed
77
Power
59
Contact
87
XBH
55
RBIs
50
Runs
75
Hitting
77
Durability
60
Team
.495
Player Tags
Player Notes:  
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Batting Statistics
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year team name league level org age   # pos link   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hbp sh sf iw gdp tb pa xbh 1b avg obp slg ops secA iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1977 Tulsa Drillers Tex AA tex 22 -- of -- 113 408 86 142 26 13 7 72 26 10 57 44 3 1 7 0 0 215 476 46 96 .348 .425 .527 .952 .358 .179 .371 11.97 9.24 0.77 58.29
1978 Tucson Toros PCL AAA tex 23 -- of -- 131 483 141 170 27 13 18 99 20 5 109 48 7 3 8 0 0 277 610 58 112 .352 .471 .573 1.045 .478 .222 .358 17.87 7.87 0.44 26.83
1978 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 23 7 dh-of log 8 15 2 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 15 2 5 .467 .467 .600 1.067 .133 .133 .583 0.00 20.00 -- --
1979 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 24 15 of log 128 325 60 95 21 2 5 35 8 6 37 28 2 10 3 1 6 135 377 28 67 .292 .365 .415 .781 .243 .123 .305 9.81 7.43 0.76 65.00
1980 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 25 5 of log 99 204 29 53 10 0 4 19 8 5 18 15 6 4 2 2 4 75 234 14 39 .260 .335 .368 .702 .211 .108 .262 7.69 6.41 0.83 51.00
1981 Wichita Aeros Amer AAA tex 26 -- of -- 3 14 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 17 1 4 .357 .471 .429 .899 .143 .071 .385 11.76 5.88 0.50 --
1981 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 26 5 of log 66 230 36 65 16 0 3 25 4 1 17 21 7 3 3 1 3 90 260 19 46 .283 .346 .391 .738 .196 .109 .297 6.54 8.08 1.24 76.67
1982 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 27 5 of log 97 360 56 94 14 2 10 29 10 2 27 35 3 8 0 0 4 142 398 26 68 .261 .318 .394 .712 .231 .133 .267 6.78 8.79 1.30 36.00
1983 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 28 5 of log 147 554 80 152 28 3 12 57 44 8 44 46 5 4 4 2 8 222 611 43 109 .274 .331 .401 .732 .271 .126 .280 7.20 7.53 1.05 46.17
1984 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 29 5 of log 130 489 67 121 20 2 5 33 18 6 29 46 0 4 6 1 9 160 528 27 94 .247 .286 .327 .613 .164 .080 .261 5.49 8.71 1.59 97.80
1985 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 30 11 of log 59 139 18 40 5 0 1 15 2 1 9 10 2 2 2 0 2 48 154 6 34 .288 .336 .345 .681 .129 .058 .300 5.84 6.49 1.11 139.00
1986 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 31 5,6 of log 92 200 23 57 11 0 6 14 4 2 14 26 3 2 2 1 0 86 221 17 40 .285 .338 .430 .768 .225 .145 .300 6.33 11.76 1.86 33.33
1977 AA Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 113 408 86 142 26 13 7 72 26 10 57 44 3 1 7 0 0 215 476 46 96 .348 .425 .527 .952 .358 .179 .371 11.97 9.24 0.77 58.29
1978 AAA Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 131 483 141 170 27 13 18 99 20 5 109 48 7 3 8 0 0 277 610 58 112 .352 .471 .573 1.045 .478 .222 .358 17.87 7.87 0.44 26.83
1978 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 8 15 2 7 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 15 2 5 .467 .467 .600 1.067 .133 .133 .583 0.00 20.00 -- --
1979 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 128 325 60 95 21 2 5 35 8 6 37 28 2 10 3 1 6 135 377 28 67 .292 .365 .415 .781 .243 .123 .305 9.81 7.43 0.76 65.00
1980 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 99 204 29 53 10 0 4 19 8 5 18 15 6 4 2 2 4 75 234 14 39 .260 .335 .368 .702 .211 .108 .262 7.69 6.41 0.83 51.00
1981 AAA Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 3 14 2 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 17 1 4 .357 .471 .429 .899 .143 .071 .385 11.76 5.88 0.50 --
1981 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 66 230 36 65 16 0 3 25 4 1 17 21 7 3 3 1 3 90 260 19 46 .283 .346 .391 .738 .196 .109 .297 6.54 8.08 1.24 76.67
1982 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 97 360 56 94 14 2 10 29 10 2 27 35 3 8 0 0 4 142 398 26 68 .261 .318 .394 .712 .231 .133 .267 6.78 8.79 1.30 36.00
1983 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 147 554 80 152 28 3 12 57 44 8 44 46 5 4 4 2 8 222 611 43 109 .274 .331 .401 .732 .271 .126 .280 7.20 7.53 1.05 46.17
1984 MLB Total -- TEX -- -- -- -- 130 489 67 121 20 2 5 33 18 6 29 46 0 4 6 1 9 160 528 27 94 .247 .286 .327 .613 .164 .080 .261 5.49 8.71 1.59 97.80
1985 MLB Total -- NYA -- -- -- -- 59 139 18 40 5 0 1 15 2 1 9 10 2 2 2 0 2 48 154 6 34 .288 .336 .345 .681 .129 .058 .300 5.84 6.49 1.11 139.00
1986 MLB Total -- ATL -- -- -- -- 92 200 23 57 11 0 6 14 4 2 14 26 3 2 2 1 0 86 221 17 40 .285 .338 .430 .768 .225 .145 .300 6.33 11.76 1.86 33.33
Total MLB (9 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- -- 826 2516 371 684 127 9 46 230 98 31 195 230 28 37 22 8 36 967 2798 182 502 .272 .329 .384 .713 .217 .112 .282 6.97 8.22 1.18 54.70
Total Minors (3 yrs) -- Minors -- -- -- -- -- 247 905 229 317 54 26 25 173 46 16 168 93 11 4 15 0 0 498 1103 105 212 .350 .451 .550 1.002 .419 .200 .364 15.23 8.43 0.55 36.20
Total AL (8 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- -- 734 2316 348 627 116 9 40 216 94 29 181 204 25 35 20 7 36 881 2577 165 462 .271 .328 .380 .708 .216 .110 .281 7.02 7.92 1.13 57.90
Total NL (1 yrs) -- NL -- -- -- -- -- 92 200 23 57 11 0 6 14 4 2 14 26 3 2 2 1 0 86 221 17 40 .285 .338 .430 .768 .225 .145 .300 6.33 11.76 1.86 33.33
Total AAA (2 yrs) -- AAA -- -- -- -- -- 134 497 143 175 28 13 18 101 20 6 111 49 8 3 8 0 0 283 627 59 116 .352 .471 .569 1.041 .469 .217 .358 17.70 7.81 0.44 27.61
Total AA (1 yrs) -- AA -- -- -- -- -- 113 408 86 142 26 13 7 72 26 10 57 44 3 1 7 0 0 215 476 46 96 .348 .425 .527 .952 .358 .179 .371 11.97 9.24 0.77 58.29
Fielding Statistics
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year team name league level mlb age pos   g gs inn po   a   e dp tc tsc sb cs sb% fpct rfg rfi rf9i tm shr pl shr tm rk
1978 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 23 lf 2 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 1.2 25.0 6
1978 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 23 of 2 1 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 1.2 25.0 10
1978 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 23 dh 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 1.9 37.5 12
1978 Tucson Toros PCL AAA tex 23 2b 1 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 0.7 0.8 4
1978 Tucson Toros PCL AAA tex 23 of 129 0 0.0 234 11 5 2 250 245 0 0 -- .980 1.9 -- -- 92.1 98.5 1
1979 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 24 lf 92 68 632.2 144 6 0 2 150 150 0 0 -- 1.000 1.6 0.24 2.14 56.8 71.9 1
1979 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 24 cf 10 8 68.0 21 1 0 0 22 22 0 0 -- 1.000 2.2 0.32 2.91 6.2 7.8 5
1979 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 24 rf 5 3 28.0 11 0 0 0 11 11 0 0 -- 1.000 2.2 0.39 3.54 3.1 3.9 5
1979 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 24 of 103 79 728.2 173 7 0 1 180 180 0 0 -- 1.000 1.7 0.25 2.22 63.6 80.5 3
1979 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 24 dh 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 5.6 7.0 8
1980 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 25 lf 16 7 71.0 20 0 0 0 20 20 0 0 -- 1.000 1.3 0.28 2.54 9.9 16.2 3
1980 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 25 cf 19 15 140.2 39 0 2 0 41 39 0 0 -- .951 2.1 0.28 2.50 11.8 19.2 3
1980 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 25 rf 40 30 257.1 46 2 1 0 49 48 0 0 -- .980 1.2 0.19 1.68 24.8 40.4 3
1980 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 25 of 72 52 469.0 105 2 3 0 110 107 0 0 -- .973 1.5 0.23 2.05 44.7 72.7 5
1980 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 25 dh 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 2.5 4.0 5
1981 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 26 lf 61 60 524.0 125 5 1 1 131 130 0 0 -- .992 2.1 0.25 2.23 58.1 92.4 1
1981 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 26 cf 5 3 30.0 5 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 -- 1.000 1.0 0.17 1.50 4.8 7.6 3
1981 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 26 rf 1 0 4.0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 -- 1.000 2.0 0.50 4.50 1.0 1.5 6
1981 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 26 of 64 63 558.0 132 4 1 1 137 136 0 0 -- .993 2.1 0.24 2.19 61.0 97.0 3
1981 Wichita Aeros Amer AAA tex 26 of 3 0 0.0 9 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 -- 1.000 3.0 -- -- 2.2 100.0 9
1982 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 27 lf 85 78 706.1 182 5 4 0 191 187 0 0 -- .979 2.2 0.26 2.38 52.5 87.6 1
1982 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 27 cf 11 10 80.0 20 1 0 0 21 21 0 0 -- 1.000 1.9 0.26 2.36 6.8 11.3 3
1982 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 27 of 91 88 786.1 196 6 4 0 206 202 0 0 -- .981 2.2 0.26 2.31 56.2 93.8 3
1982 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 27 dh 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 0.6 1.0 12
1983 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 28 lf 142 135 1,214.0 314 7 4 0 325 321 0 0 -- .988 2.3 0.26 2.38 87.7 96.6 1
1983 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 28 cf 3 3 22.0 9 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 -- 1.000 3.0 0.41 3.68 1.9 2.0 2
1983 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 28 rf 2 1 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 1.2 1.4 6
1983 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 28 of 146 139 1,245.0 329 8 4 0 341 337 0 0 -- .988 2.3 0.27 2.44 90.1 99.3 2
1984 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 29 lf 72 65 580.2 154 2 2 1 158 156 0 0 -- .987 2.2 0.27 2.42 44.7 55.4 1
1984 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 29 cf 51 45 431.0 119 2 2 1 123 121 0 0 -- .984 2.4 0.28 2.53 31.7 39.2 3
1984 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 29 rf 3 2 17.1 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 -- 1.000 0.7 0.12 1.05 1.9 2.3 6
1984 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 29 of 122 112 1,029.0 285 3 4 2 292 288 0 0 -- .986 2.4 0.28 2.52 75.8 93.8 2
1984 Texas Rangers AL MLB tex 29 dh 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 1.2 1.5 12
1985 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 30 lf 51 40 323.1 78 1 1 0 80 79 0 0 -- .988 1.5 0.24 2.20 31.7 86.4 2
1985 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 30 cf 4 3 29.0 8 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 -- 1.000 2.0 0.28 2.48 2.5 6.8 5
1985 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 30 of 55 43 352.1 89 1 1 0 91 90 0 0 -- .989 1.6 0.26 2.30 34.2 93.2 4
1986 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 31 2b 1 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.6 1.1 4
1986 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 31 lf 10 3 45.0 8 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 -- 1.000 0.8 0.18 1.60 6.2 10.9 5
1986 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 31 rf 48 40 328.0 59 1 1 1 61 60 0 0 -- .984 1.3 0.18 1.65 29.8 52.2 2
1986 Atlanta Braves NL MLB atl 31 of 56 43 373.0 69 1 1 1 71 70 0 0 -- .986 1.3 0.19 1.69 34.8 60.9 5
Total MLB (1 yrs) -- MLB -- -- 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- 0.0 0.00 0.00 -- -- --
Total MLB (9 yrs) -- MLB -- -- lf 531 457 4,102 1025 26 12 4 1063 1051 0 0 -- .989 2.0 0.26 2.31 -- -- --
Total MLB (7 yrs) -- MLB -- -- cf 103 87 800 221 4 4 1 229 225 0 0 -- .983 2.2 0.28 2.53 -- -- --
Total MLB (6 yrs) -- MLB -- -- rf 99 76 643 120 3 2 1 125 123 0 0 -- .984 1.2 0.19 1.72 -- -- --
Total MLB (9 yrs) -- MLB -- -- of 711 620 5,546 1378 32 18 5 1428 1410 0 0 -- .987 2.0 0.25 2.29 -- -- --
Total MLB (5 yrs) -- MLB -- -- dh 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- --
Total AAA (1 yrs) -- AAA -- -- 2b 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- -- -- --
Total AAA (2 yrs) -- AAA -- -- of 132 0 0 243 11 5 2 259 254 0 0 -- .981 1.9 -- -- -- -- --
Yearly Positional Grid
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year category pos p pos c pos 1b pos 2b pos 3b pos ss pos lf pos cf pos rf pos of pos dh
1978 Minor 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 129 0
1978 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3
1979 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 10 5 103 9
1980 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 19 40 72 4
1981 Minor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1981 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 5 1 64 0
1982 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 85 11 0 91 1
1983 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 142 3 2 146 0
1984 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 72 51 3 122 2
1985 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 4 0 55 0
1986 MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 0 48 56 0