Sad Sam Jones

Samuel Pond "Sad Sam" Jones (July 26, 1892 – July 6, 1966) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played in the American League with the Cleveland Indians (1914–15), Boston Red Sox (1916–21), New York Yankees (1922–26), St. Louis Browns (1927), Washington Senators (1928–31) and Chicago White Sox (1932–35). A native of Woodsfield, Ohio, Jones batted and threw right-handed. His sharp-breaking curveball also earned him the nickname "Horsewhips Sam".

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Pitching Stats

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Major League pitching statistics for Sad Sam Jones.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1914 CLE 0-0 2.70 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 2 0
1915 CLE 4-9 3.65 48 9 2 0 4 145 131 78 59 63 42
1916 BOS 0-1 3.67 12 0 0 0 1 27 25 14 11 10 7
1917 BOS 0-1 4.41 9 1 0 0 1 16 15 9 8 6 5
1918 BOS 16-5 2.25 24 21 16 5 0 184 151 66 46 70 44
1919 BOS 12-20 3.75 35 31 21 5 1 245 258 120 102 95 67
1920 BOS 13-16 3.94 37 33 21 3 0 274 302 143 120 79 86
1921 BOS 23-16 3.22 40 38 25 5 1 298 318 122 107 78 98
1922 NYY 13-13 3.67 45 28 20 0 8 260 270 132 106 76 81
1923 NYY 21-8 3.63 39 27 18 3 4 243 239 114 98 69 68
1924 NYY 9-6 3.63 36 21 8 3 3 178 187 85 72 76 53
1925 NYY 15-21 4.63 43 31 14 1 2 246 267 147 127 104 92
1926 NYY 9-8 4.98 39 23 6 1 5 161 186 104 89 80 69
1927 SLB 8-14 4.32 30 26 11 0 0 189 211 121 91 102 72
1928 WSH 17-7 2.84 30 27 19 4 0 224 209 89 71 78 63
1929 WSH 9-9 3.92 24 24 8 1 0 153 156 80 67 49 36
1930 WSH 15-7 4.07 25 25 14 1 0 183 195 95 83 61 60
1931 WSH 9-10 4.32 25 24 8 1 1 148 185 88 71 47 58
1932 CHW 10-15 4.22 30 28 10 0 0 200 217 123 94 75 64
1933 CHW 10-12 3.36 27 25 11 2 0 176 181 80 66 65 60
1934 CHW 8-12 5.11 27 26 11 1 0 183 217 120 104 60 60
1935 CHW 8-7 4.05 21 19 7 0 0 140 162 77 63 51 38
Career 229-217 - 647 487 250 36 31 - 4084 2008 1656 1396 1223

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Sad Sam Jones.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1914 CLE 1 - 0 1 0 0 1.000
1915 CLE 48 - 6 46 4 2 0.929
1916 BOS 13 - 4 6 0 0 1.000
1917 BOS 9 - 3 5 0 2 1.000
1918 BOS 24 - 11 41 2 5 0.963
1919 BOS 35 - 12 81 5 2 0.949
1920 BOS 44 - 8 68 5 2 0.938
1921 BOS 43 - 14 59 4 2 0.948
1922 NYY 45 - 11 60 3 5 0.959
1923 NYY 39 - 7 68 1 5 0.987
1924 NYY 36 - 6 40 4 1 0.920
1925 NYY 46 - 17 56 3 4 0.961
1926 NYY 44 - 4 33 2 1 0.949
1927 SLB 32 - 12 35 2 0 0.959
1928 WSH 37 - 16 49 0 5 1.000
1929 WSH 28 - 10 26 3 1 0.923
1930 WSH 30 - 11 32 4 2 0.915
1931 WSH 30 - 6 28 2 2 0.944
1932 CHW 39 - 17 50 3 2 0.957
1933 CHW 37 - 6 34 3 3 0.930
1934 CHW 31 - 11 27 2 1 0.950
1935 CHW 22 - 5 29 0 1 1.000
Career 713 - 197 874 52 48 -

Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Sad Sam Jones.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1914 CLE 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.500 0.500 0.500
1915 CLE 48 32 4 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 15 0.156 0.289 0.156
1916 BOS 13 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.333 0.333 0.333
1917 BOS 9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.000 0.000
1918 BOS 24 57 6 10 1 0 0 1 0 13 14 0.175 0.329 0.193
1919 BOS 35 81 4 11 2 1 0 5 0 9 21 0.136 0.239 0.185
1920 BOS 44 92 12 20 3 1 0 5 0 4 27 0.217 0.265 0.272
1921 BOS 43 100 11 24 3 1 2 14 1 10 25 0.240 0.321 0.350
1922 NYY 45 87 14 23 9 0 1 8 1 6 28 0.264 0.347 0.402
1923 NYY 39 85 13 19 3 0 0 6 0 10 28 0.224 0.305 0.259
1924 NYY 36 51 4 9 3 0 1 5 0 3 14 0.176 0.222 0.294
1925 NYY 46 80 2 13 2 0 0 3 1 3 19 0.163 0.212 0.188
1926 NYY 44 49 3 10 1 0 0 4 1 3 16 0.204 0.264 0.224
1927 SLB 32 55 2 6 2 0 0 3 0 7 18 0.109 0.246 0.145
1928 WSH 37 79 13 20 5 1 2 11 0 6 9 0.253 0.306 0.418
1929 WSH 28 51 6 8 1 1 0 3 1 8 15 0.157 0.283 0.216
1930 WSH 30 61 9 9 0 0 0 10 0 11 21 0.148 0.297 0.148
1931 WSH 30 48 8 15 2 0 0 5 0 5 10 0.313 0.389 0.354
1932 CHW 39 57 12 11 2 0 0 5 1 9 22 0.193 0.303 0.228
1933 CHW 37 58 10 9 1 0 0 3 1 8 10 0.155 0.258 0.172
1934 CHW 31 60 9 12 3 0 0 6 0 8 13 0.200 0.304 0.250
1935 CHW 22 48 8 8 1 0 0 1 0 10 16 0.167 0.310 0.188
Career 713 1243 151 245 44 5 6 99 7 139 346 - - -

First NameSamuel
Middle NamePond
Last NameJones
Full Name at BirthSamuel Pond Jones
Other NamesSad Sam
Age73 (age at death)
Date of BirthJuly 26, 1892
BirthplaceWoodsfield, OH
Date of DeathJuly 6, 1966
Location of DeathBarnesville, OH
BuriedOaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, OH
Height6' (183 cm)
Weight170 lbs (77.1 kg)
Star SignLeo
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionPitcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut13 June 1914
Last MLB Game28 September 1935

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