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Ron SamfordTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1954-1959 MLB Years: 1954-1959
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PositionsSS-100, 2B-37, 3B-4Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald Edward Samford
Born DateFebruary 28,1930 [88.169]PlaceDallas,Texas
High SchoolAdamson (Dallas,TX)
MLB DebutApril 15,1954 [24.046]
OrganizationsDET [2] NY1 [1] WS1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17527Retrosheet IDsamfr101MLBAM ID121647
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power41Contact58XBH48RBIs34Runs33Hitting41Durability26Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny1172b24125200000010100001.
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet25,37ss2511000000000100000.
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet27ss27549162012051061511001.
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws132ss29912372353130522101129232010.224.262.342.6048118255.
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1583343173142527211746342012.219.261.317.57810621360.
Washington Senators I Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter912372353130522101129232010.224.262.342.6048118255.
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter559262012051061611001.
New York Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125200000010100001.
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623423275142528211747342012.219.261.317.57810922369.

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny1242B3--32--551.0001.67------1225.01.9
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet25SS1---2--221.0002.00------1100.00.6
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet27SS35--3472418110106.9643.03------5464.822.7
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet272B11--1721153938.9743.45------5420.47.1
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B4--221-54.8001.00------547.42.6
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws129SS64--921771533284269.9474.20------9170.341.6
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws1292B23--3837367875.9623.26------9125.314.9
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS100--1262511951396377.9523.77------1000.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B37--5860411122118.9673.19------370.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4--221-54.8001.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny124---3-------
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet25----1------
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet27---11354-----
1959Washington Senators IALMLBws129---2364------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1960-04-03TradeTraded by Senators with Clint Courtney to Orioles for Billy Gardner. 
1958-12-06TradeTraded by Tigers with Jim Delsing and Reno Bertoia to Senators for Neil Chrisley, Rocky Bridges and Eddie Yost. 
1955-04-08Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Giants. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
* 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.