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Sam McDowellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1960-1975 MLB Years: 1961-1975
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PositionsP-425, 2B-1, 1B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel Edward Thomas McDowell
Height6-5Weight218BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 21,1942 [75.273]PlacePittsburgh,Pennsylvania
High SchoolCentral Catholic (Pittsburgh,PA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1960 by the Cleveland Indians.
Signing Bonus$75,000Signing ScoutsHoot Evers
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1961 [18.359]
OrganizationsCLE [12] NYA [2] SFN [2] PIT [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-74
TBC Player ID15074Retrosheet IDmcdos101MLBAM ID118659
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cleveland Indians in 1966-1967,1970
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts94Walks17Hittable79SO/BB50vsPower79Hitting45Durability55Team.489Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1960nullA+--Rel17563.34160160000105.08551390801000001.577.29--6.868.571.25.455-
1961nullAAA--Rel1813104.42320320000175.0143988601521560001.697.35--7.828.021.03.565-
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17ST18000.0011000006.03000550001.264.26--7.117.111.00-3.36
1962nullAAA--Rel19322.03606000040.02899023340001.286.30--5.187.651.48.600-
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17S/R19376.06251312005187.2816459970705041.728.320.927.197.191.00.3004.89
1963nullAAA--Rel20363.4112012000087.0633533050840001.306.52--5.178.691.68.333-
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34ST20354.8514122310065.0633735644637001.658.720.836.098.721.43.3753.77
1964nullAAA--Rel21801.18909000076.03411100241020000.764.03--2.8412.084.251.000-
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48S/R211162.70312476231173.01486052810017711231.437.680.425.199.191.77.6472.95
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST2217112.184235714354273.01788066913232517061.145.870.304.3510.712.46.6072.08
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST23982.87352878553194.01306662121022255161.196.020.564.7210.422.21.5292.71
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST2413153.853737010100236.02011121012112323618071.377.650.804.688.991.92.4643.35
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST2515141.813837111300269.018178541311028371101.086.060.433.689.472.57.5172.25
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST2618142.943938118411285.0222111931310227914171.147.010.413.228.812.74.5632.29
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST2720122.923939019120305.0236108992513130417071.206.960.743.878.972.32.6253.07
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48ST2813173.40353148231214.216089812215319213031.466.710.926.418.051.25.4334.17
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48ST291084.33282534010164.01558679128612211061.478.490.664.716.681.42.5563.54
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47Rel30124.5018315006340.0452320429355001.8510.130.906.537.881.21.3334.29
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya29,48ST30583.9516151211095.2734742464756001.436.870.386.027.061.17.3853.55
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya48S/R31164.691376003048.0422725641333001.737.881.137.696.190.80.1435.39
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48Rel32212.8614113004034.2301111020291201.447.79--5.197.531.45.6672.64
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1411343.17425346791032339142489.11948999879164131224531407591.317.030.594.748.861.87.5130.54
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter32243.30750750000483.035320417703294760001.416.58--6.138.871.45.571-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27183.29590590000378.026815313802493760001.376.38--5.938.951.51.600-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter563.34160160000105.08551390801000001.577.29--6.868.571.25.455-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1221092.9933629541972224112107.21603805702138107221591145531.276.840.594.579.212.01.528-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11104.364628184073204.0200109991611515716061.548.810.705.076.921.37.524-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6144.20292272140143.21157467101051089001.537.200.636.586.771.03.300-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter212.8614113004034.2301111020291201.447.79--5.197.531.45.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12123.17383179231220.017288781411621712151.317.030.594.748.861.87.5000.54
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.30340340000220.0161938101502170001.416.58--6.138.871.45.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17p1812000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17p1925261400010001301000.154.154.154.3084027.308.000.000.1390.0048.150.000.000.000.00
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34p201519140000001904001.211.250.211.4614024.400.000.053.2134.1737.509.000.000.000.00
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p2131562810020052503000.143.213.161.3749164.258.018.107.1807.8139.065.000.000.0012.50
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p22439551210040013505000.126.135.137.272131101.200.011.021.1240.9934.6535.000.000.008.33
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p23366021201010012703100.200.210.233.44314165.353.033.050.1961.5441.5427.000.000.008.33
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p24378251510160012804101.183.190.232.42219288.259.049.061.1901.1431.8228.001.1482.0013.33
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p25388551300060033516101.153.189.153.34213096.255.000.035.1623.1336.4611.670.000.000.00
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p263992316300601031011102.174.172.207.379193104.258.033.022.1700.0029.810.000.000.0018.75
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p274010551300120024208000.124.140.152.292161115.194.028.048.1351.7436.5221.000.87105.007.69
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle48p28357311300040012606000.178.189.178.36713080.277.000.014.1701.2532.5026.000.000.000.00
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48p2928593711040012104001.119.133.169.30210264.184.050.068.1391.5632.8121.000.000.0028.57
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47p301812120000000701000.167.167.167.3342013.400.000.000.1520.0053.850.000.000.000.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48p32148000000000500000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter40077434119722360116306156406.154.171.176.34713611851.249.022.041.0001.8835.9619.130.24387.009.24
Cleveland Indians Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter34069530110612320115273151405.158.176.178.3541249766.255.020.040.0001.9635.6418.200.26347.508.18
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter46714911040012805001.127.139.169.30812277.209.042.056.0001.3036.3628.000.000.0022.22
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter148000000000500000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162313144831115006124023202.154.171.176.347554345.249.022.041.0001.8835.9619.130.24387.009.24

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18P1-6-2--221.0002.000.33-----1100.00.6
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle19P25-874142-2018.9000.720.21-----25100.015.4
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20P14-6547--11111.0000.790.17-----1593.38.6
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21P31-173720212927.9310.870.16-----31100.019.1
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22P42-2736464-5652.9291.240.19-----4397.725.9
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P35-1941130224341.9531.170.21-----3697.221.6
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P37-236931524540.8891.080.17-----37100.022.8
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P38-2691030474440.9091.050.15-----38100.023.6
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P39-285539454844.9171.130.15-----39100.024.2
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P39-305335414238.9050.970.12-----4097.524.1
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B1---------------402.50.6
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle272B1--1---111.0001.00------402.50.6
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P35-214326423329.8790.830.14-----35100.021.6
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29P28-1648211-3029.9671.040.1821016.7128100.018.1
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P18-4035--881.0000.440.202250.0118100.011.1
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya30P16-95415-119191.0001.190.202340.0316100.09.9
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya31P13-48121-43.7500.230.06-----13100.08.0
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32P14-3415-2661.0000.430.18-----14100.08.7
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P425-2488793283323440407.9250.960.1661528.654250.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle181----------
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1925----------
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2014----------
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2131----------
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2242----------
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2335----------
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2437----------
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2538----------
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2639----------
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2739-11-------
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2835----------
1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2928----------
1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3018----------
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya3016----------
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya3113----------
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3214----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1975-06-26Released by Pirates. 
1975-04-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1974-12-20Released by Yankees. 
1973-06-07Purchased by Yankees from Giants. 
1971-11-29TradeTraded by Indians to Giants for Frank Duffy and Gaylord Perry. 
1960-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.