9. Sam Rice
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: February 20, 1890 in Morocco, IN USA
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: August 07, 1915
  • Final Game: September 18, 1934
  • Baseball Magazine All-Star - 1920
 
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1963 via the Veteran’s Committee, Sam Rice was a Washington Senator for all but his final season in MLB.  Rice smacked 2,987 Hits over his career (2,889 with Washington) and would lead the AL in Hits twice and had over 200 Hits in a season six times.  As expected, he would have thirteen seasons where he batted over .300 and had a career Batting Average for the Senators of .323.  Rice was also a fleet footed player who won the Stolen Base crown in 1920 and swiped 346 overall bases a Senator.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Outfield
  • Acquired: Purchased from Petersburg (VA) 7/28/15.
  • Departed: Released 1/8/34
  • Games Played: 1466
  • Notable Statistics: 1,466 Runs Scored
    2,889 Hits
    479 Doubles
    183 Triples
    33 Home Runs
    1,044 RBI
    346 Stolen Bases
    .323/.375/.429 Slash Line
    52.9 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: World Series Champion (1924)
    Most Hits (1924 & 1926)
    Most Total Bases (1964)
    Most Triples (1923)
    Most Stolen Bases (1920)
    Most Putouts by a Centerfielder (1920 & 1922)
    Most Assists by a Centerfielder (1922)
    Most Putouts by a Rightfielder (1917, 1919, 1923 & 1928)
    Highest Assists by a Rightfielder (1917, 1925, 1926, 1929 & 1930)
    Most Double Plays Turned by a Rightfielder (1917, 1923 & 1925)
    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Centerfielder (1920 & 1921)
    Highest Range Factor per Game by a Rightfielder (1917, 1925 & 1930)
    Highest Fielding Percentage by a Rightfielder (1927 & 1929)
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