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Encyclopedia > Roy Sievers
Roy Sievers - Topps baseball card - 1956 Series, #75
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Roy Sievers - Topps baseball card - 1956 Series, #75

Roy Edward Sievers (born November 18, 1926 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former first baseman/left fielder in Major League Baseball. From 1949 through 1965, Sievers played for the St. Louis Browns (1949-53), Washington Senators (1954-59, 1964-65), Chicago White Sox (1960-61) and Philadelphia Phillies (1962-64). He batted and threw right handed. The Topps Company (NASDAQ: TOPP) is a publicly traded company based in New York City that manufactures candy and collectibles. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... The position of the first baseman First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a base runner in order to score a run for that players team. ... The position of the left fielder A left fielder, abbreviated LF, is an outfielder in the sport of baseball who plays defense in left field. ... MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... See also: 1948 in sports, 1950 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing The first 24 hours of Le Mans is held since the beginning of World War II. Luigi Chinetti and Lord Seldson win the race in a Ferrari 166M. Baseball January 28: The New... See also: 1964 in sports, 1966 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Fred Lorenzen wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Ned Jarrett Indianapolis 500 - Jimmy Clark USAC Racing - Mario Andretti Formula One Champion - Jimmy Clark of Great Britain 24 hours of Le... The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... The Washington Senators can refer to: The Washington Senators (officially named the Washington Nationals during the 1905–1956 seasons), an American League baseball team based in Washington, D.C. from 1901 to 1960. ... The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...


Being signed by the St. Louis Browns as a free agent in 1947, Sievers debuted in the major leagues on April 21, 1949. 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Career

Sievers won the American League Rookie of the Year and TSN Rookie of the Year awards in 1949, batting .306 with 16 home runs and 75 RBI. He struggled to .238 in 1950, and for the next three years he suffered shoulder and arm injuries that limited his playing time to 134 games. He was traded to the Washington Senators before the 1954 season. The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. ... The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award was established in 1946 by The Sporting News (TSN). ... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... In baseball statistics, games played (denoted by G) indicates the total number of games in which a player has participated (in any capacity). ... See also: 1953 in sports, 1955 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Lee Petty AAA Racing: Bill Vukovich won the Indianapolis 500 Jimmy Bryan won the season championship Formula One Championship - Argentina 24 hours of Le Mans: the team of Froilán Gonz...


In Washington, Sievers collected 100 or more RBI and played at least 144 games during five consecutive years (1954-58) and made the AL All-Star team three times (1956-57, 1959). His most productive season came in 1957, when he led the league hitters in home runs (42), RBI (114), extra bases (70) and total bases (331), batting .301. He finished third in the MVP ballot with four first-place votes and 205 points –Mickey Mantle got six and 233, Ted Williams five and 209. The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... See also: 1956 in sports, 1958 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Buck Baker Indianapolis 500 - Sam Hanks USAC Racing - Jimmy Bryan won the season championship Formula One Championship - Argentina 24 hours of Le Mans: the team of Ron Flockhart / Ivor Bueb won... In baseball, an extra base hit (EB, EBH or XBH) is a statistic credited to a batter for hitting a double, triple, or home run. ... In baseball statistics, total bases is the number of bases a player has gained with hits, i. ... In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995) was an American baseball player, regarded as one of the best of all time. ... Ted Williams & Tom Yawkey Theodore Samuel Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), nicknamed The Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame, The Thumper and The Kid, was an American left fielder in Major League Baseball who played 19 seasons, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot, with the Boston...


In 1960, Sievers came to the Chicago White Sox in the same trade that sent Earl Battey and Don Mincher to Washington. In his first year with the Sox, he hit .295 with 28 homers and 93 RBI, and had almost an identical season in 1961 with .295, 27, 92, making his fourth All-Star appearance. See also: 1959 in sports, other events of 1960, 1961 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Junior Johnson won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Rex White Indianapolis 500 - Jim Rathmann USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the season championship Formula One Championship... External link Earl Battey - Career Statistics Categories: Stub | 1962 American League All-Stars | 1963 American League All-Stars | 1965 American League All-Stars | 1966 American League All-Stars | Chicago White Sox players | Minnesota Twins players | Washington Senators players | Major league catchers | Baseball players | 1935 births | 2003 deaths ...


From 1962-64, Sievers remained productive with the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League. In the 1964 midseason, he was sold to the AL expansion Senators. He played his final game on May 9, 1965. This article refers to the American baseball league. ...


In a 17-season career, Sievers was a .267 hitter with 318 home runs and 1147 RBI in 1887 games.


Highlights

  • 4-time All-Star (1956-57, 1959, 1961)
  • AL Rookie of the Year (1949)
  • Set seasonal and career records in home runs for the Senators:

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Top 10 AL leaderboards and awards

  • 3-time MVP vote (1957-58, 1960)
  • 3-time in batting average (1949, 1957, 1960)
  • 6-time in home runs (1954-58, 1960)
  • 7-time in RBI (1949, 1954-58, 1960)
  • 4-time in runs (1956-58, 1960)
  • 7-time in extra base hits (1954-58, 1960)
  • 6-time in slugging (1949, 1955, 1957-58, 1960-61)
  • 4-time in intentional walks (1956-60)

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Facts

  • Also known as "Squirrel", gained his nickname as a high school basketball player, from hanging around the "cage" all the time.
  • During his tenure in Washington, became the favorite player of Richard Nixon (then Vice President).
  • Forty years after his final major-league baseball game, Roy Sievers helped usher in the National League's newest franchise - the Washington Nationals [1].

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See also

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Roy Sievers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (528 words)
Sievers won the American League Rookie of the Year and TSN Rookie of the Year awards in 1949, batting.306 with 16 home runs and 75 RBI.
In Washington, Sievers collected 100 or more RBI and played at least 144 games during five consecutive years (1954-58) and made the AL All-Star team three times (1956-57, 1959).
In 1960, Sievers came to the Chicago White Sox in the same trade that sent Earl Battey and Don Mincher to Washington.
Roy Sievers - BR Bullpen (1886 words)
An outfielder/first baseman 19 years (1947-1965), 17 in the Majors (1949-1965) and three in the minors (1947-1948;1951), Sievers was born on Thursday, November 18, 1926, in St.
Sievers was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 21, 1949, with the Browns.
Ted Williams was confused, until Sievers pointed out that although he had led the league in home runs and RBI in 1957 and had had his career high batting average, Williams had beaten him out by a mere 87 points.
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