Sam West

Position
Center Fielder
Years
1927–1942
Hall Rating
51
Next Ballot
Sam West is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.
Peak
23%
Longevity
77%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
32.8 7.5 33.4 11.8
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
54 4 21 37 -29
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1927 WSH (MIN) -0.4 -0.1
1928 WSH (MIN) -0.8 0.8
1929 WSH (MIN) -1.7 0.6
1930 WSH (MIN) 1.5 3.3
1931 WSH (MIN) 2.6 4.6
1932 WSH (MIN) 0.7 3.0
1933 SLB (BAL) 1.4 3.5
1934 SLB (BAL) 1.4 3.4
1935 SLB (BAL) 1.4 3.7
1936 SLB (BAL) -0.7 1.4
1937 SLB (BAL) 1.6 3.4
1938 2 teams -0.1 1.8
1938 SLB (BAL) -0.3 0.3
1938 WSH (MIN) 0.2 1.5
1939 WSH (MIN) 0.9 2.6
1940 WSH (MIN) -0.1 0.3
1941 WSH (MIN) 0.1 0.2
1942 CHW -0.3 0.3
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1948
0.8%
Similar in Value to Sam West
Player (Hall Rating) Similarity
Bobby Thomson (52) 86
Randy Winn (43) 92
Bing Miller (40) 125
Dode Paskert (38) 128
Cesar Tovar (45) 129
High Pockets Kelly (42) 130
Tommy Tucker (44) 133
Miller Huggins (58) 137
Baby Doll Jacobson (46) 138
Carl Furillo (52) 139
Don Money (62) 140
Billy Goodman (42) 143
Terry Puhl (49) 147
Lloyd Waner (46) 147
Mickey Rivers (58) 148
Alex Gordon (60) 148
Claude Ritchey (59) 149
Ron Gant (59) 151
Tony Cuccinello (58) 151
Dom DiMaggio (58) 152