Sam West

Sam West

Regular
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
Fast outfielder who played with the other Sam (Rice) for the Washington Senators.

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Washington Senators

playing career

1927—1942

nickname

Born

October 5, 1904, in Longview, TX

died

November 23, 1985, in Lubbock, TX, USA

bats / throws

Left / Left

height / weight

5-11 / 165

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Average HOF CF
Hitting
50
Power
30
Running
60
Fielding
70
Throwing
80
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Also selected to the first three All-Star Games ad an outfielder for the American League
UNIFORM NUMBER
#6
BATTING ORDER
2
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
4-17-1927
FINAL GAME
9-24-1942
CAREER AGE
22-37
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

31.7

career value

WAR7

22.3

long peak

WAR5C

17.9

prime

WAR3

11.7

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

190.8

career value

WIN shares 7

124.0

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

61.2

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#100

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

1927—1942

All-Time

#622

POsition Players
#84
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#83
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#91
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.299
Batting Average
.371
On-Base Percentage
.425
Slugging Percentage
7
home runs per season
5
Stolen Bases per season