December 15, 1931 |
|September 28, 1952, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 23, 1963, for the Kansas City Athletics|
|Runs batted in||73|
Samuel Esposito (born December 15, 1931) is an American retired Major League Baseball third baseman and shortstop. He played for 10 seasons on the Chicago White Sox (1952, 1955–1963) and the Kansas City Athletics (1963). In 1959, he helped the White Sox win the American League pennant. He was the head baseball coach at North Carolina State University from 1967 to 1987.
Esposito threw and batted right-handed, stood 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighed 165 pounds (75 kg).
In ten MLB seasons, he played in 560 games and had 792 at bats, 130 runs, 164 hits, 27 doubles, 2 triples, 8 home runs, 73 RBI, 7 stolen bases, 145 walks, a .207 batting average, .330 on-base percentage, .277 slugging percentage, 219 total bases, 21 sacrifice hits, 8 sacrifice flies and 4 intentional walks.
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