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Sam McDowell
Samuel Edward Thomas McDowell (Sudden Sam)

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 5", Weight 218 lb.

MLB Debut September 15, 1961
Final Game June 24, 1975
Born September 21, 1942 in Pittsburgh, PA

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1962 19 DEA AL   5   3  .625  35   7   1   8   1   1   89.0   68   394   40   31   6   59   1   3   77   6  0  3.13  
 1964 21 NYA AL  11   8  .579  28  28   4   0   0   1  186.1  132   801   75   67  16  116   2   5  180  13  4  3.24  CY-10
 1965 22 NYA AL  15  11  .577  35  35  13   0   0   4  280.1  172  1150   79   64   9  147   6   5  314  22  0  2.05  CY-1
 1966 23 NYA AL   9  11  .450  32  30   4   1   1   1  211.1  157   878   96   84  25   93   1   3  242   3  1  3.58  CY-11
 1967 24 NYA AL   7  12  .368  32  32   6   0   0   1  235.0  188  1012   96   88  16  139   2   6  217  23  0  3.37  
 1968 25 NYN NL  20   8  .714  37  37  13   0   0   6  289.2  201  1169   70   63  14   97   3   8  292  12  2  1.96  CY-2
 1969 26 NYN NL  28   8  .778  41  41  12   0   0   7  313.0  239  1274   83   71  16  103   4   6  310   9  1  2.04  CY-1
 1970 27 NYN NL  19  10  .655  41  41   9   0   0   4  302.2  225  1254  120  101  30  131   8   4  310  15  0  3.00  CY-3
 1971 28 NYN NL  15  12  .556  37  34   2   2   0   1  226.0  178   993  106   96  24  158   9   2  204  13  0  3.82  CY-7
 1972 29 DEA AL  13   9  .591  37  26   1   6   0   0  185.1  180   815   79   68  10   85   5   5  156   8  0  3.30  CY-24
 1973 30 CIN NL   3   2  .600  21   5   1   7   2   0   59.1   42   266   24   23   2   52   0   2   46   4  0  3.49  
 1974 31 NYN NL   0   2  .000  12   1   0   2   0   0   19.0   25    89   15   13   2   11   0   1   14   2  0  6.16  
 1975 32 CIN NL   0   0  .000   6   0   0   2   1   0   13.0   11    55    5    5   0    5   0   1   10   0  0  3.46  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 13 Seasons     145  96  .602 394 317  66  28   5  26 2410.0 1818 10150  888  774 170 1196  41  51 2372 130  8  2.89
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1962 19 DEA AL  26   38   3.8   1  3.86   19   3   0  .158   0    1    1 1.000    4    1  .800 -155   
 1964 21 NYA AL  26   72   3.4   0  3.79   55   7   0  .127   2    6    4  .667    1    1  .500  -38   
 1965 22 NYA AL  29   76   2.4   0  3.60   83   8   0  .096   0   11   11 1.000    8    1  .889  -20   
 1966 23 NYA AL  17   86   3.6   1  4.23   63   8   0  .127   2    9    7  .778    3    8  .273   51   
 1967 24 NYA AL  24   97   3.7   0  3.56   65  16   0  .246   5    7    2  .286    6    6  .500  -45   
 1968 25 NYN NL  17   79   2.4   0  3.43   89  14   0  .157   7   13    6  .462    9    9  .500  -18   
 1969 26 NYN NL  18   96   2.7   0  4.34  113  18   0  .159   4   14    9  .643   14    7  .667  -39   
 1970 27 NYN NL  24  106   3.1   0  4.83   90   6   0  .067   9   15    6  .400    1    4  .200  -17   
 1971 28 NYN NL  31  106   4.2   0  4.88   68  12   0  .176   4    9    4  .444    5    4  .556  -14   
 1972 29 DEA AL  21   89   4.3   1  4.38   55   5   0  .091   0    3    2  .667   17    6  .739  -48   
 1973 30 CIN NL  38   23   3.5   2  5.80   11   1   0  .091   0    2    2 1.000    1    0 1.000  -25   
 1974 31 NYN NL  18   13   6.1   2  3.00    1   0   0  .000   1    1    0  .000    0    0  .000   38   
 1975 32 CIN NL  26    4   2.9   1          3   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  -83   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 13 Seasons          890   3.3   8        715  98   0  .137  34   91   54  .593   69   47  .595  -26   4
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 38.6 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1962 WS    DEA SFN   L    2  6.75   0-0   0  0   2.2   0   2   2   1
 1969 NLCS  NYN SFN   W    2  2.40   1-1   0  2  15.0  10   4   6  15
      WS    NYN BAA   L    2  7.11   0-1   0  2   6.1   8   5   5   6
 1971 NLCS  NYN LAN   L    1 27.00   0-1   0  1   2.0   7   6   4   1
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1962  DEA   95-67   Alan Boodman
 1964  NYA   70-92   Billy Vanson
 1965  NYA   75-87   Billy Vanson
 1966  NYA   63-99   Billy Vanson
 1967  NYA   57-105  Billy Vanson
 1968  NYN   87-75   Roger Mullon, Steve Bivens
 1969  NYN  106-56   Ray Cappocchi
 1970  NYN  100-62   Ray Cappocchi
 1971  NYN  104-58   Ray Cappocchi
 1972  DEA   71-91   Allen Nelson, Dennis Van Langen
 1973  CIN  108-55   Alan Boodman
 1974  NYN   61-101  Chris Colucci, Jon Fellows
 1975  CIN  101-61   Alan Boodman

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