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Sam Mele

Sam Mele (College baseball. Born, Astoria, NY, Jan. 21, 1923.) Though his N.Y.U. career was disrupted by service in the Navy during World War II, Sabath Anthony Mele attracted attention while playing for coach Bill McCarthy’s Violets that led to his signing by the Boston Red Sox in 1946. That year, he hit .342 to […]

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