#4 Sam "The jet" Jethroe, Centerfield, 26 yrs, Chicago (A) White Sox
Sunday, 10/15/1948
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Sam Jethroe
The jet
1/20/1922
26
NEGRO,LG,PLAYER
6"1
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Centerfield
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3.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 5,600,000
1950
6 Year(s), 92 Days (1124 total Days)
172 Day(s)
6 Year(s), 92 Days (1124 total Days)
10 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall99437
Versus LHP99437
Versus RHP89437
Talent99546
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10
2
4
3
1
Pull Hitter
Fielding Ratings
LF : 10 (Range), .985 (Fielding Pct.)
CF : 8 (Range), .983 (Fielding Pct.)
RF : 10 (Range), .992 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 1
Infield Arm : 3
Outfield Arm : 7

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
9/23WASL 4-8100000010#1  
9/24WASW 9-7423001210#2PoG 
9/26@BOSL 3-4601010101#2  
9/27@BOSL 8-13524000000#2  
9/28NYYL 3-13400000000#2  
9/29DETL 6-9400000000#2  
9/30@SLAL 4-9411010000#2  
10/1CLEW 9-8412000101#7  
10/2@WASW 5-4503100100#2  
10/4PHAL 3-9301100112#7  

Batting Stats 1948

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall153628186361317891235485.296.350.476.826.768.180
Projected153628186361317891235485.296.350.476.826.768.180
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall1486920101673299662433.3105.36.0
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP21461105432341932210.285.339.435.774
vs. RHP4141252681357893553160.302.356.498.853
Close/Late5513013712410030.236.274.436.711
Scoring Position1784812436001928330.270.330.433.763
Pinch Hitting310000010000.333.500.333.833
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home77305942341253662835.308.362.528.890
Road7632392139536572650.285.332.427.760
Last Week2842002012.500.556.7501.306
March/April2510424411912620.231.270.317.588
May26107367431729914.336.381.561.942
June26107306251224813.280.328.514.842
July241032971416181010.282.342.485.828
August261083172121211013.287.336.417.753
Sept/Oct26993653314191115.364.423.566.989

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
194275268811356314925002115.302.362.455.817CHA
1943155570175351412638140054715.307.350.481.830CHA
194411846214226107837333033111.307.351.452.804CHA
1945156614194379139910461038237.316.376.469.845CHA,AL
194615764421251181288111500210029.329.376.520.897CHA,AL
19471476362203816149511241039135.346.384.522.906CHA,AL
19481536281863613178912354038524.296.350.476.826CHA
Total9613822121023685815486533040194571336.317.365.486.852 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1938, A12446512074265271501091622.258.329.458.788
1938, AAA200000000000.000.000.000.000
1939, A137524152219329094621211020.290.363.548.911
1940, A3512344123144432271827.358.473.8461.319
1940, AA102379971262678665467912.256.346.525.871
1941, AA134517166179481249861711418.321.391.6671.059
1942, AA351364370122927172934.316.392.6321.025
1942, AAA42169621031144301815512.367.428.6571.085

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
Total000000000000.000.000.000.000

Fielding Stats 1948

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Centerfield1511483471263689.9761314.02.52    

Player History

Drafted in 1st round, 1st overall pick, by Chicago (A) in 1938...
Injured on 3/24/1939 with a Sore Back, out for one week...
Injured on 3/14/1942 with a Bruised Wrist, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 6/27/1942 with a Strained Abdominal Muscle, out for one week...
Had first career hit on 7/8/1942, off Tom Earley (CLE)...
Hit first career homerun on 7/23/1942, off Red Barrett (NYY)...
Had 5 hits with 0 RBI against Cleveland on 8/20/1942...
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Washington on 4/21/1944...
Had 5 hits with 6 RBI against Cleveland on 5/17/1944...
Injured on 8/20/1944 with a Inflamed Anterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 6-7 weeks...
Had 21-game hitting streak snapped on 5/31/1945...
Was selected to the 1945 Allstar game...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (A) on 9/26/1945...
1/31/1946: Gets a new one-year contract worth $2,821,429 through salary arbitration...
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Cleveland on 5/24/1946...
6/19/1946: Signed a contract extension with Chicago (A), $5,600,000 per year, for 4 years.
Was selected to the 1946 Allstar game...
Was selected to the 1947 Allstar game...
Had 23-game hitting streak snapped on 6/11/1948...
Won Player of the Week award on 6/12/1948, hitting .429 with 4 HR, 8 RBI...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
AVG
1946 - .329 - 7th
1947 - .346 - 1st
Hits
1945 - 194 - 4th
1946 - 212 - 2nd
1947 - 220 - 1st
Doubles
1946 - 51 - 3rd
1947 - 38 - 10th
Triples
1943 - 14 - 1st
1944 - 10 - 4th
1945 - 9 - 4th
1946 - 18 - 1st
1947 - 16 - 2nd
Runs
1946 - 111 - 9th
     

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