Sam Jethroe

Sam Jethroe color

Born: January 23, 1917 in Lowndes County, Mississippi
Died: June 16, 2001 in Erie, Pennsylvania
Position: Cf
Bats: Both Throws: Right
HT: 6-1 WT: 178 lb.

The speedy outfielder was leader in triples and runs in 1944-45…First player to see action in Puerto Rico and later named Rookie of the Year in the Big Leagues (1950).

Photo coloration: Joe Torres

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