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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
68.326
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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year rnd ovl phase draft team signed sign date draftposit source school col div school type class bonus scouts Transaction Description
1973 28 613 June-Reg Texas Rangers No -- 3B HS Andrew Lewis (Salem,VA) HS HS hs 0 N/A 1st player drafted out of this high school
1976 10 228 June-Reg Texas Rangers Yes -- 3B-OF College James Madison NCAA 2 4Year -- 0 Joe Branzell 1st player drafted out of this College
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