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Sam EwingTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1980 MLB Years: 1973-1978
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PositionsOF-49, DH-48, 1B-13Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel James Ewing
Born DateApril 9,1949 [70.225]PlaceLewisburg,Tennessee
High SchoolOverton (Nashville,TN)
CollegeUniversity of Tennessee (Knoxville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 45th round (799th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1973 [24.155]
OrganizationsCHA [3] TOR [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID11237Retrosheet IDewins101MLBAM ID113958
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Chicago White Sox in the 1976 AL Expansion Draft (#57 pick) ... Inducted into the University of Tennessee Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed26Power53Contact37XBH51RBIs60Runs14Hitting45Durability22Team.386Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha101b241120131002002600001.
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19dh271941392102002800000.220.256.317.57313343.
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor5of-dh289724424708243411194203048.287.338.385.7239414266.333.098.176.3207.1415.792.211.5061.0020.00
1978Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-29830370015016500000.233.361.333.69410136.
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor5dh2940563100029005900120.
1980Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-1b313092931702101061310000.337.384.478.86244999.377.141.217.3876.0613.132.172.0246.0029.03
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter167361319211364711286503169.255.308.352.66012720393.
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3812212387031511121810000.311.378.443.8215410135.347.132.230.0008.8913.331.502.2240.6726.32
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3812212387031511121810000.311.378.443.8215410135.347.132.230.0008.8913.331.502.2240.6726.32
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13730027808264311245103168.267.320.367.68711016328.303.100.180.0007.3215.552.131.8350.0020.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter306141231040041400001.
Average MLB - Per 162 games162350308911364611276303169.255.308.352.66012319381.
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252051162300136444517740000.311.378.443.82123043576.347.132.230.0008.8913.331.502.2240.6726.32

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha241B4-35344-738381.0009.501.09-----1136.42.5
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH12---------------1963.27.5
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha271B1--4---441.0004.00------195.30.6
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28OF46--6513-6966.9571.43------9747.428.6
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28DH27---------------9727.816.8
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor281B2--3---331.0001.50------972.11.2
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29DH9---------------4022.55.6
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29OF3--4---441.0001.33------407.51.9
1980Iowa Oaks AmerAAAcha311B6--513-354541.0009.00------3020.04.4
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF49--6913-7370.9591.43------490.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH48---------------480.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B7-35414-745451.0006.431.29-----70.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--513-354541.0009.00------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24--4--------
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27--1-------12
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28--2------4627
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29---------39
1980Iowa Oaks AmerAAAcha31--6--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
1980Iowa OaksAmerAAAMinorcha31Manager1365977.43416.03 
1981Appleton FoxesMidwAMinorcha32Manager1345480.40331.04 
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-01-23Purchased by Nippon Ham Fighters (Japan Pacific) from Blue Jays. 
1976-11-05Selected by Blue Jays from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #57). 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.