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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
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year tranx date end date mlb org level Transaction Description status minor team 40man age
1987 1987-02-24 current MIN MLB Signed to Minor League contract Hist -- No 31.328
1986 1986-11-12 1987-02-24 -- -- Granted free agency Hist -- No 31.224
1985 1985-12-06 1986-11-12 ATL MLB Traded from New York Yankees to Atlanta Braves for Miguel Sosa Hist -- No 30.248
1985 1985-02-27 1985-12-06 NYA MLB Traded from Texas Rangers with Eric Dersin to New York Yankees for Toby Harrah Hist -- No 29.332
1981 1981-05-06 1981-06-02 TEX MLB DL - Unknown Injury -- No 26.034
1976 1976-06-08 1981-05-06 TEX MLB Signed out of draft (James Madison) Hist -- No 21.068
6 record(s)