Joseph Wheeler Sewell
Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 155 lb.
Born: October 9, 1898 in Titus, AL
High School: Wetumpka HS (Wetumpka, AL)
School: University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, AL) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1920 (Age 21.337, 4,906th in MLB history) vs. NYY 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1921 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/Yankees 1920-1933
Last Game: September 24, 1933 (Age 34.350) vs. BOS 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1977.
View Joe Sewell Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: March 6, 1990 in Mobile, AL
Buried: Tuscaloosa Memorial Park, Tuscaloosa, AL
Relatives: Brother of Luke Sewell, Brother of Tommy Sewell and Cousin of Rip Sewell
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