Solly Hemus

Solomon Joseph Hemus
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 165 lbs.
Born: April 17, 1923 in Phoenix, AZ
Signed: 1946 by the St. Louis Cardinals

 

Solly was a successful infielder in the big leagues for many years (and also managed the Cardinals) before becoming a coach for the Mets. He is pictured here on his 1954 Bowman card; other vintage Bowman cards are pictured below.

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1949 StL NL  20   33   8  11   1  0  0   2   12  0  -   3   7   0   0  - .450 .364 .333
1950 StL NL  11   15   1   2   1  0  0   0    3  0  -   4   2   0   0  - .235 .200 .133
1951 StL NL 120  420  68 118  18  9  2  32  160  7  7  31  75   4   8  - .395 .381 .281
1952 StL NL 151  570 105 153  28  8 15  52  242  1  5  55  96  20   4  - .392 .425 .268
1953 StL NL 154  585 110 163  32 11 14  61  259  2  1  40  86  12   7  - .382 .443 .279
1954 StL NL 124  214  43  65  15  3  2  27   92  5  1  27  55   5   0  2 .453 .430 .304
1955 StL NL  96  206  36  50  10  2  5  21   79  1  1  22  27   2   4  1 .335 .383 .243
1956 2teams  86  192  25  55  10  4  5  26   88  1  1  22  29   8   2  2 .398 .458 .286
1957 Phi NL  70  108   8  20   6  1  0   5   28  1  1   8  20   2   0  0 .323 .259 .185
1958 Phi NL 105  334  53  95  14  3  8  36  139  3  1  34  51   8   6  2 .390 .416 .284
1959 StL NL  24   17   2   4   2  0  0   1    6  0  0   2   8   1   0  0 .500 .353 .235
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CAREER TOTS 961 2694 459 736 137 41 51 263 1108 21 18 248 456  62  31  7 .390 .411 .273

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1956 StL NL   8    5   1   1   0  0  0   2    1  0  0   1   1   1   1  1 .429 .200 .200
1956 Phi NL  78  187  24  54  10  4  5  24   87  1  1  21  28   7   1  2 .397 .465 .289

 

MANAGERIAL RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G   W   L  PCT FINISH
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1959 StL NL 154  71  83 .461   7th 
1960 StL NL 155  86  68 .558   3rd 
1961 StL NL  75  33  41 .446   5th 
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CAREER TOTS 384 190 192 .497       

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This is a list of the Solly Hemus cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1952 Bowman

1953 Bowman Color

1955 Bowman

 

1952 Bowman #212

1953 Bowman Color #85

1954 Bowman #94
1954 Topps #117

1955 Bowman #107

1957 Topps #231

1958 Topps #207

1959 Topps #527

1960 Topps #218

1961 Topps #139

1979 TCMA Baseball History Series #93

1982 Renata Galasso 20 Years of New York Met Baseball #28

1991 Topps Archives #231 (reprint of 1953 Topps)

1994 Topps Archives #117 (reprint of 1954 Topps)

 

 

 

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