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Sammy EspositoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1963 MLB Years: 1952-1963
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Positions3B-333, SS-133, 2B-41, OF-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel Esposito
Height5-9Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 15,1931PlaceChicago,Illinois
Death DateJuly 9,2018 [86.207]
High SchoolFenger (Chicago,IL)
CollegeIndiana University (Bloomington,IN)
MLB DebutSeptember 28,1952 [20.288]
OrganizationsCHA [9] KC1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11195Retrosheet IDespos101MLBAM ID113905
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power37Contact60XBH44RBIs39Runs76Hitting36Durability36Team.546Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3ss2014010000010200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000-.250.2330.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha163b2334300000001000000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14320.000.000.000.000.000.00
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha483b248118430428232512411925204.228.371.342.7136313234.238.114.332.33517.528.120.461.2861.3330.95
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha483b259417626363021551382708106.205.344.256.600455223.230.051.290.29217.0412.110.710.9088.0013.89
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b269881162030031112622011.247.358.284.64223397.267.037.185.30212.376.190.500.000.0015.00
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b2769661211101501111603111.167.282.227.50915281.200.060.212.24113.5819.751.451.2366.0018.18
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b28577714145011100102000113.182.273.286.55922688.228.104.234.25511.3622.732.001.1477.0042.86
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b-ss2963941216501800122101203.170.259.255.514246109.203.085.213.24111.0119.271.750.9294.0037.50
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b3075811419100401171302013.235.367.247.614201100.279.012.210.29817.0013.000.760.000.005.26
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc112b-ss311825351002003300102.200.276.240.5166129.217.040.160.23910.3410.341.000.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter559792130164272873771451274218423.207.330.277.60721937970.235.070.253.00014.9513.090.880.8299.0022.56
Chicago White Sox Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter541767127159262871771421244217421.207.332.278.61021336941.235.071.256.00015.0913.180.870.8595.8822.64
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1825351002003300102.200.276.240.5166129.217.040.160.00010.3410.341.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16223038488122122423716217.207.330.277.6076311281.235.070.253.00014.9513.090.880.8299.0022.56

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20SS1--112-42.5002.00------1100.00.6
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha233B2--1---111.0000.50------366.71.3
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha243B61--41109617156150.9622.46------8175.339.6
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24SS19--921-130301.0001.58------8123.512.3
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha242B3--22-1441.0001.33------813.71.9
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253B53--5292610150144.9602.72------9456.434.4
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25SS22--2873312104101.9714.59------9423.414.3
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha252B4--431187.8751.75------944.32.6
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF1---------------941.10.6
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha263B63--1135124746.9790.73------9864.340.9
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26SS22--2443477167.9443.05------9822.414.3
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha262B2--1---111.0000.50------982.01.3
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF1---------------981.00.6
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha273B45--2225114847.9791.04------6965.229.2
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27SS14--1732155049.9803.50------6920.39.1
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha272B2---------------692.91.3
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B37--1240445652.9291.41------5764.924.0
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28SS11--27-1991.0000.82------5719.37.1
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282B5--341-87.8751.40------578.83.2
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha293B28--1030154140.9761.43------6344.417.3
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29SS20--1839235957.9662.85------6331.712.3
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B11--2316-339391.0003.55------6317.56.8
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303B41--616412622.8460.54------7554.725.3
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30SS20--2047256967.9713.35------7526.712.3
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha302B7--39111312.9231.71------759.34.3
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1312B7--26-1881.0001.14------1838.94.3
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131SS4--46211210.8332.50------1822.22.5
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1313B3--13--441.0001.33------1816.71.9
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B333--1563502340529506.9571.52------3330.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 9 season(s)-   SS133--1232691635408392.9612.95------1330.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B41--3840378178.9631.90------410.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20----1------
1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23-----2-----
1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---31961-----
1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25---42253---1-
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26---22263---1-
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---21445-----
1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---51137-----
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---112028-----
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---72041-----
1963Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131---743-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Chicago White SoxWorld SeriesMLB2722000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-10-07Released by Athletics. 
1963-05-28Released by White Sox. 
1963-05-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted Free Agent by White Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.