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Sam Jethroe
Samuel Jethroe (Jet)
Bats: Both , Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1" , Weight: 178 lb.

Born: January 20, 1918 in East St. Louis, IL
Signed
as a Free Agent with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1948. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 18, 1950
Final Game: April 15, 1954
Died: June 18, 2001 in Erie, PA
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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1950 32 BSN NL 141 642 582 100 159 28 8 18 58 35 52 93 .273 .338 .442 .780 109 257 8 5 3 *O MVP-27,RoY-1
1951 33 BSN NL 148 644 572 101 160 29 10 18 65 35 5 57 88 .280 .356 .460 .816 125 263 7 11 4 *O
1952 34 BSN NL 151 688 608 79 141 23 7 13 58 28 9 68 112 .232 .318 .357 .675 89 217 8 9 3 *O
1954 36 PIT NL 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 /9
4 Seasons 442 1975 1763 280 460 80 25 49 181 98 14 177 293 .261 .337 .418 .755 107 737 23 25 10 0
162 Game Avg. 162 724 646 103 169 29 9 18 66 36 65 107 .261 .337 .418 .755 107 270 8 9 4
BSN (3 yrs) 440 1974 1762 280 460 80 25 49 181 98 14 177 293 .261 .337 .418 .755 107 737 23 25 10
PIT (1 yr) 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzrd Rtzhm Rof RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG LF-CF-RF Awards
1950 BSN NL 32 OF 141 384 355 17 12 6 .969 2.64 .978 2.14 0-141-0 MVP-27,RoY-1
1951 BSN NL 33 OF 140 384 356 18 10 4 .974 2.67 .981 2.23 13-127-2
1952 BSN NL 34 OF 151 436 413 10 13 3 .970 2.80 .981 2.10 1-150-0
1954 PIT NL 36 OF 1 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0.3 -180.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0 4.50 1.00 1.000 2.25 2.20
1954 PIT NL 36 RF 1 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0.3 -180.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0 4.50 1.00 1.000 1.80 1.80
4 Seasons OF 433 0 2.0 1205 1125 45 35 13 .971 -0.3 -180.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0 5265.00 2.70 .980 2.25 2.16 14-418-3
1 Season (incomplete) RF 1 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0.3 -180.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0 4.50 1.00 1.000 1.80 1.80
4 Seasons TOT 433 0 2.0 1205 1125 45 35 13 .971 -0.3 -180.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 0 5265.00 2.70 .951 2.25 2.16 14-418-3

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank, Glossary

Awards (yr-lg-award)
1950-NL-Rookie of the Year

MVP (yr-lg-rk-shr)
1950-NL-27-2%
0.02 Career Shares (1327th)

Games Played s c a p y
1952 NL--151--10th

At Bats s c a p y
1950 NL--582--10th
1952 NL--608--4th

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1952 NL--688--4th

Runs Scored s c a p y
1950 NL--100--7th
1951 NL--101--6th

Triples s c a p y
1950 NL--8--6th
1951 NL--10--4th
1952 NL--7--9th

Strikeouts s c a p y
1950 NL--93--2nd
1951 NL--88--4th
1952 NL--112--2nd

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1950 NL--35--1st
1951 NL--35--1st
1952 NL--28--2nd

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1951 NL--125--10th

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1951 NL--2.0--10th

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1951 NL--57--10th

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1951 NL--.625--10th

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1950 NL--5--7th
1951 NL--11--2nd
1952 NL--9--3rd

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1952 NL--9--4th

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1950 NL--23.8--1st
1951 NL--23.8--1st
1952 NL--17.8--2nd

Outs Made s c a p y
1952 NL--487--2nd

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

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Black InkBatting - 4 (439), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 18 (1065), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 11 (1077), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 8 (1935), Average HOFer ≈ 50

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July 11, 1948: Signed as a Free Agent with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

October 4, 1949: Traded by the Brooklyn Dodgers with Bob Addis to the Boston Braves for Al Epperly, Damon Phillips and Don Thompson.

December 26, 1953: Traded by the Milwaukee Braves with Larry Lasalle (minors), Sid Gordon, Curt Raydon, Max Surkont, Fred Waters and $100,000 to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Danny O'Connell.

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