Sam Mejías

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Sam Mejías
Born: (1950-05-09) May 9, 1950 (age 67)
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 6, 1976, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1981, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Batting average .247
Home runs 4
Runs batted in 31

Samuel Elías Mejías [may-hee'-ahs] (born May 9, 1952) is a former backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1976 through 1981 for the St. Louis Cardinals (1976), Montreal Expos (1977–78), Chicago Cubs (1979) and Cincinnati Reds (1979–81). Listed at 6'0", 170 lb., Mejías batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

In a six-season career, Mejías was a .247 hitter (86-for-348) with four home runs and 31 RBI in 334 games, including 51 runs, 13 doubles, two triples, and eight stolen bases.

Following his playing career, Mejías managed from 1983 to 1992 in the Cincinnati Reds minor league system, and later coached in the majors for the Seattle Mariners (1993-1999) and Baltimore Orioles (2007).[1]

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  1. ^ Fordin, Spencer (31 October 2006). "O's shake up coaching staff". Retrieved 9 June 2010. 

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Preceded by
Rick Dempsey
Baltimore Orioles First Base Coach
Succeeded by
John Shelby