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Joe SambitoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1988 MLB Years: 1976-1987
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-522Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Charles Sambito
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 28,1952 [65.296]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolBethpage (Bethpage,NY)
CollegeAdelphi University (Garden City,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 17th round (404th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 20,1976 [24.022]
OrganizationsHOU [12] BOS [2] NYN [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-10
TBC Player ID17525Retrosheet IDsambj001MLBAM ID121645
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks67Hittable59SO/BB77vsPower59Hitting3Durability51Team.521Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1973nullRk--Rel21421.4711011000055.032199013570000.825.24--2.139.334.38.667-
1973nullAA--Rel210018.0010100002.04440120002.5018.00--4.509.002.00--
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0422.0512012000057.0362313014590000.885.68--2.219.324.21.667-
1974nullA--Rel221183.00230230000156.013359520491820001.177.67--2.8310.503.71.579-
1975nullAA--Rel231293.01300300000209.020085700851400001.368.61--3.666.031.65.571-
1976nullAA--Rel24821.80120120000100.0772720023610001.006.93--2.075.492.65.800-
1976nullAAA--Rel24306.33505000027.0371919013170001.8512.33--4.335.671.311.000-
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel01122.76170170000127.01144639036780001.188.08--2.555.532.17.846-
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel24323.5420416118153.0452121414262001.117.590.682.364.391.86.6003.42
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel25552.33541530032789.0773423624672101.137.790.612.436.782.79.5002.92
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35R/CL26493.076206200451188.0853230532961001.338.690.513.279.823.00.3082.23
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35R/CL27871.776306300512291.0802018823830041.137.880.792.278.183.61.5332.94
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35R/CL28842.196406400401790.0652622322753020.966.480.302.197.473.41.6672.32
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35R/CL29551.844904900321063.2431713422410021.026.080.573.115.801.86.5003.26
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel30000.71909007412.27210270000.714.97--1.424.973.50-2.09
1984Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel32002.2580800408.05221451001.135.631.134.505.631.25--
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel32003.02320320014047.2391616516263001.157.360.943.024.911.63-4.05
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-Rel33034.35190190010020.2311510111121002.0313.500.444.795.231.09.000-
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn35Rel330012.66808002010.22118151830002.7217.720.846.752.530.38-5.59
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43R/CL34204.845305300271244.2542624416304021.5710.880.813.226.041.881.0003.80
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos43Rel35266.93470470016037.2462929816353001.6510.991.913.828.362.19.2505.05
1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-Rel36222.82341330015554.0571717113431001.299.440.172.157.123.31.500-
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter37383.0346154561127484625.056224121248195489181101.208.040.692.797.002.51.4930.41
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter40262.89143114200295631.157624720332125193001.258.200.043.027.392.45.606-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter553.936616500295109.11305348341773001.5510.640.253.356.301.88.500-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20112.72430430000311.02811169401092030001.258.13--3.155.871.86.645-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1183.00230230000156.013359520491820001.177.67--2.8310.503.71.579-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter421.4711011000055.032199013570000.825.24--2.139.334.38.667-
Houston Astros Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter33322.4235353481122972533.04411681443515542111181.117.400.592.607.072.72.508-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter465.79100010000431281.010055531232657021.6010.931.313.507.112.03.400-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0012.66808002010.22118151830002.7217.720.846.752.530.38--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13133.031612159009629220.0197847417681716031.208.040.692.797.002.51.5000.41
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1492.895005000102220.020186711741811001.258.200.043.027.392.45.609-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p24209120001003200000.222.417.222.6392012.286.000.333.33225.0016.670.670.000.000.00
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p255413120001000600000.154.154.154.3082013.286.000.000.1390.0046.150.000.000.000.00
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p26626110000001201000.167.286.167.453108.250.000.167.23112.5025.002.000.000.000.00
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p27637121002005000000.286.583.4291.0123112.286.143.857.47941.670.000.000.000.0050.00
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p28649000000001500000.000.100.000.1000010.000.000.111.07110.0050.005.000.000.000.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p29495000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p30101000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35p32322000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p33190000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-p36342110001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4520.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3545247100400101901000.135.274.154.4288163.212.019.212.00015.8730.161.900.000.0014.29
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532110001000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter532110001000101000.500.500.5001.0001031.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3545247100400101901000.135.274.154.4288163.212.019.212.00015.8730.161.900.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224230002005900000.135.274.154.4284029.212.019.212.00015.8730.161.900.000.0014.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626330003000303000.500.500.5001.0003091.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24P20-53410-114141.0000.700.26-----20100.012.3
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P54-89417212321.9130.390.24-----54100.033.3
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P62-88616232422.9170.350.25-----62100.038.3
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P63-91514222119.9050.300.21-----63100.038.9
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P64-90713222220.9090.310.22-----64100.039.3
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P49-63512-217171.0000.350.27-----49100.044.5
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P9-12-41154.8000.440.33-----1090.05.6
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou32P8---1--111.0000.13------8100.05.7
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P32-4713--441.0000.130.09-----32100.019.8
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn33P19---6-1661.0000.32------19100.013.7
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P8-1013--441.0000.500.40-----8100.04.9
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P53-4418-1991.0000.170.20-----53100.032.9
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35P47-3714--551.0000.110.14-----47100.029.0
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou36P34--49--13131.0000.38------34100.023.8
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P461-62435104913148139.9390.300.22-----4610.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P61--416-120201.0000.33------610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2420----------
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2554----------
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2662----------
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2763----------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2864----------
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2949----------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou309----------
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou328----------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3232----------
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn3319----------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn338----------
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3453----------
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3547----------
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou3634----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB28014.913003.2422601.879.820.004.9114.733.000.00.000
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB291016.202001.2532205.8327.000.0010.8010.801.000.001.000
1986Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB340013.503000.21110010.0013.500.0013.500.000.000.00.000
1986Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB340027.002000.12120040.0054.000.0054.000.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs1016.2020200001.7503022004.2027.000.0010.8010.801.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs016.2360600004.3503036001.8510.380.006.2312.462.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0027.0020200000.32010200012.0054.000.0054.000.000.000.00.000

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980National League Player of the Week (August 18-August 24)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-01-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1985-08-23Released by Mets. 
1985-04-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1985-04-08Released by Astros. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll3360,000-51637-370,78060,00060,000
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll34500,000-2351166++386,34760,000560,000
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll35360,000-2531264++344,90660,000920,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red