Samuel Bruce “Sam” Vick


Born: April 12, 1895

Died: August 17, 1986

Hometown: Batesville, MS

Year of Induction: 1967

 

College Career

Millsaps College (1914-1916)

• Member of the varsity baseball, football, and basketball teams

• All S.I.A.A. (’15)

• Baseball State Champions (’15-’16)

• Batting .500 and fielding .1000

 

Pro Baseball Career

Memphis Chicks (1916-1917)
New York Yankees (1917-1920)

• World Series pennant (’18)

Boston Red Sox (1921)
Minor Leagues (1922-1930)

• Life time major and minor league records: G-1,285; AB-4,321; R-719; H-1,378; HR-63; BA .319

 

Did You Know?

During a game, Vick pinch-hit for the immortal Babe Ruth and ended up with a triple.