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Doris Sams

Doris Sams

Doris Sams

Sammye
Knoxville, TN  US
02/02/1927
06/28/2012
Right
Right
Player
Pitcher,Left Field,Center Field
All Star Team (1947, 1951, 1952), Kalamazoo Lassies (1950, 1951, 1952, 1953), Muskegon Lassies (1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950)
She played in 1941 ASA Nationals in Detroit with her Tennessee team.

Doris Sams Seasonal Pitching Records

Year G IP R ER ERA BB SO HB WP W L PCT
1946 25 169 109 71 3.78 102 31 16 15 8 9 .471
1947 19 138 26 15 0.98 28 34 4 1 11 4 .733
1948 32 268 64 46 1.54 97 117 19 5 18 10 .643
1949 28 211 59 37 1.58 90 81 9 5 15 10 .600
1950 29 218 87 63 2.60 83 109 12 10 12 13 .480

Doris Sams Seasonal Batting Record

Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1946 42 106 15 29 1 0 0 9 6 15 9 .274
1947 107 346 31 97 9 5 0 41 40 28 33 .280
1948 117 409 57 105 6 7 3 59 23 39 41 .257
1949 109 408 35 114 6 1 0 35 29 12 39 .279
1950 94 279 42 84 15 3 4 31 11 27 19 .301
1951 97 356 40 109 16 2 2 33 19 29 21 .306
1952 109 408 47 128 25 3 12 57 15 43 23 .314
1953 46 173 23 54 4 2 1 21 11 21 14 .312

Profile Biography

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Sammye was a top player and was chosen for the All-Star Team for six of her 8 years in the League. She was Player of the Year in 1947 and 1949, won the batting championship in 1949, and was home run champion in 1952 with 12 homers. She was the type of player that was always calm, cool and collected, even when the going got tough. Not only did Sammye do a good job on the mound but she was a force at the plate with the bat. She pitched a perfect game against Ft. Wayne in front of 6,000 fans.

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