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Luke SewellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1921-1942 MLB Years: 1921-1942
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World Series Champion
PositionsC-1562, OF-9, 1B-7, 3B-1, 2B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Luther Sewell
Height5-9Weight160BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 5,1901PlaceTitus,Alabama
Death DateMay 14,1987 [86.129]
High SchoolWetumpka (Wetumpka,AL)
CollegeUniversity of Alabama (Tuscaloosa,AL)
MLB DebutJune 30,1921 [20.176]
OrganizationsCLE [13] CHA [4] WS1 [2] SLA [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-48
TBC Player ID17848Retrosheet IDsewel101MLBAM ID122022
RelationshipsBrother of Joe Sewell, Brother of Tommy Sewell
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power45Contact55XBH53RBIs59Runs45Hitting48Durability53Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1921Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c2036000001000301000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1922Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c214187142350010115812000.264.312.322.63428595.291.058.115.3005.268.421.600.000.0021.74
1923Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c221010220101001000000.200.273.400.6734111.200.200.300.3049.090.000.000.000.0050.00
1924Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c236316527489101710221343000.291.387.358.7455910194.316.067.206.36011.346.700.590.000.0020.83
1925Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c2474220305110201862331827000.232.337.295.6326512262.252.063.232.31012.606.870.550.000.0023.53
1926Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c2512643341103164046933627426000.238.302.293.59512720499.254.055.152.2877.215.410.750.000.0019.42
1927Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c2612847052138276053482023418000.294.328.377.70517733512.309.083.117.3283.914.491.150.000.0023.91
1928Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c2712241152111169352342627317000.270.318.375.69315428457.283.105.165.3215.695.911.040.66137.0025.23
1929Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c281244064196163139662926022000.236.287.298.58512120457.251.062.133.2756.355.690.900.22406.0020.83
1930Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-c297629240752121435214918000.257.293.353.64610324315.262.096.154.2924.442.860.640.32292.0032.00
1931Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c301083754510330415311361729000.275.341.384.72514435422.286.109.205.3388.534.030.470.24375.0033.98
1932Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c3187300367620225245382405000.253.337.353.69010624343.270.100.223.32211.087.000.630.58150.0031.58
1933Washington Senators IALMLBws18c3214147465125304261724824311000.264.335.357.69216936536.275.093.205.3268.964.480.500.37237.0028.80
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws18c337220721497322101221011000.237.313.329.6426812231.241.092.193.3039.524.330.450.87103.5024.49
1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha14c341184215212019326732321805000.285.336.359.69515124458.294.074.152.3246.993.930.560.44210.5020.00
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha14c3512845159113205573112541613000.251.332.350.68215830509.251.099.239.32310.613.140.300.9890.2026.55
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha14c361224125111121616145461801000.269.343.357.70014728459.280.088.197.32910.023.920.390.22412.0025.23
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha14c376521123454102700202014000.213.284.242.526515236.236.029.123.2588.478.471.000.000.0011.11
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2c381620131001003102000.150.261.200.4614125.158.050.200.23512.004.000.330.000.0033.33
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32c41612110000001500001.083.154.083.2371013.143.000.083.1297.6938.465.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 20 Season(s)Filter1630538365313932725620696654448630727145001.259.323.341.66418373486041.272.082.177.0008.055.080.630.33269.1524.98
Cleveland Indians Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter9783195381829171348386403226319621120000.259.320.342.66210922133599.274.083.167.0007.315.450.750.22399.3825.69
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter43314951853896415822818915272213000.260.329.339.668507871662.269.079.187.0009.154.330.470.48186.8822.37
Washington Senators I Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21368186174377482737034412000.256.328.348.67623748767.264.092.201.0009.134.430.490.52170.2527.59
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612110000001500001.083.154.083.2371013.143.000.083.0007.6938.465.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16253565138276269644831314000.259.323.341.66418335600.272.082.177.0008.055.080.630.33269.1524.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1921Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20C3--74--11111.0003.67------3100.01.9
1922Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21C39--1082152134129.9633.31-----34195.125.3
1923Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22C7--552-1210.8331.43-----11070.04.6
1924Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23C57--1714295222213.9593.74-----56390.537.3
1925Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24C66--21654813278270.9714.09-----47489.242.9
1925Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24OF2--6---661.0003.00------742.71.3
1926Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C125--4379193537528.9834.22-----312699.281.2
1927Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26C126--4021192014541521.9634.13-----712898.482.4
1928Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27C118--4301171613563547.9724.64-----1312296.776.6
1929Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C124--433811811532514.9664.15-----9124100.081.6
1930Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29C76--2834995341332.9744.37-----376100.049.4
1931Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30C104--3846195454445.9804.28-----510896.367.5
1932Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31C84--3065088364356.9784.24-----28796.655.3
1933Washington Senators IALMLBws132C141--51661612583577.9904.09-----3141100.092.8
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws133C50--1432316167166.9943.32-----27269.432.9
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws133OF7--143111817.9442.43------729.74.6
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1331B6--573-460601.00010.00------728.33.9
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1332B1--11--221.0002.00------721.40.7
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws1333B1---------------721.40.7
1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34C112--39983610488482.9884.30-----911894.973.7
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35C126--46187912557548.9844.35-----912898.483.4
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36C118--50272911583574.9854.86-----812296.776.6
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37C65--2055547264260.9854.00-----565100.043.9
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38C15--2441-2928.9661.87------1693.89.7
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle381B1---------------166.30.6
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla41C6--125111817.9442.83------6100.04.0
MLB Totals for C - 20 season(s)-   C1562--5444108415013866786528.9784.18-----9115620.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF9--203112423.9582.56------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B7--573-460601.0008.57------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--11--221.0002.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1921Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20-3---------
1922Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21-39---------
1923Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22-7---------
1924Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23-57---------
1925Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24-66-------2-
1926Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-125---------
1927Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26-126---------
1928Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-118---------
1929Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-124---------
1930Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-76---------
1931Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30-104---------
1932Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-84---------
1933Washington Senators IALMLBws132-141---------
1934Washington Senators IALMLBws133-5061-1---7-
1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34-112---------
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35-126---------
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36-118---------
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37-65---------
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38-151--------
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla41-6---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1933Washington Senators IWorld SeriesMLB32517130001102000000.176.263.176.4393019.176.000.17610.530.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs517130001102000000.176.263.176.4393019.176.000.17610.530.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle38Assistant Coach1548767.56520.53Ossie Vitt
1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle39Assistant Coach1548965.5781.02Ossie Vitt
1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40Assistant Coach1547579.48726.05Roger Peckinpaugh
1941St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla40Manager1547084.45531.07 
1942St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla41Manager1518269.54319.53 
1943St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla42Manager1527280.47425.06 
1944St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla43Manager1548965.578--1 Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1945St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla44Manager1518170.5366.03 
1946St. Louis BrownsALMLBMLBsla45Manager1546688.42938.07 
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin48Manager1546292.40335.07 
1949Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin48Assistant Coach1546292.40335.07Bucky Walters,Luke Sewell
1950Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin49Manager1536687.43124.56 
1951Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin50Manager1546886.44228.56 
1952Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin51Manager1546985.44827.56 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1943-05-20Released by Browns. 
1939-04-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1939-04-20Released by Dodgers. 
1938-12-19Purchased by Dodgers from White Sox. 
1935-01-19Purchased by White Sox from Browns. 
1935-01-19TradeTraded by Senators to Browns for Bump Hadley. 
1933-01-07TradeTraded by Indians to Senators for Roy Spencer. 
* 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.