Len Sowders

Leonard Sowders
Born: June 29, 1861
Louisville, KY US
Deceased: 1888
Indianapolis, IN US
Primary Position: First base
All Position(s) Played: C, CF, LF, OF, RF
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 172
Career: 1883-1888
Major League Statistics

Len Sowders compiled a career batting average of .295 with 9 home runs and 0 RBI in his 297-game career with the Fort Wayne Hoosiers, Evansville, Nashville Americans, Jersey City Skeeters, London Tecumsehs and Omaha Omahogs. He began playing during the 1883 season and last took the field during the 1888 campaign.

      

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Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1884NWES2Evansville5222235000.227.227.227.4555
1885SOUANashville Americans101430430921292332.300.300.381.681164
1886BSOUANashville Americans953863867710917606.282.282.358.640138
1888ILLondon Tecumsehs7829529573942113728.319.319.549.868162
1888AWL1Omaha Omahogs103939991104.231.231.308.53812
Totals2891172117225434662239038000.295.295.410.70648100000


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
1884NWES2Evansville1B4.000
1884NWES2EvansvilleOF1.000
1885SOUANashville Americans1B89.000
1885SOUANashville AmericansCF3.000
1885SOUANashville AmericansLF11.000
1886BSOUANashville AmericansOF81.000
1886BSOUANashville Americans1B22.000
1886BSOUANashville AmericansC1.000
1888ILLondon TecumsehsRF51.000
1888ILLondon TecumsehsLF5.000
1888ILLondon Tecumsehs1B29.000
Totals2970000.000

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
1883Northwestern LeagueFort Wayne Hoosiers
1884Northwestern LeagueEvansville
1885Southern LeagueNashville Americans
1886BSouthern LeagueNashville AmericansApril 15, 1886September 4, 1886
1887AInternational AssociationJersey City Skeeters
1888International AssociationLondon Tecumsehs
1888AWestern AssociationOmaha Omahogs




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