Sammy White Lincoln High School 1945 Baseball, Basketball
SPS High School Athletic Hall of Fame • Seattle WA
High School Two-time first-team All-City catcher for the Lynx First-team All-City basketball center as a senior, leading Lincoln to the state championship College Declined professional baseball offers after high school to attend the University of Washington Huskies leading hitter as a sophomore and junior Led Washington to its first NCAA basketball tournament in 1948 Selected to the All-West Team in 1949 by the National Association of Basketball coaches Professional Declined professional basketball offer from Minneapolis Lakers after college to continue baseball career Played with the Pacific Coast League’s Seattle Rainiers for three years 11-year career in the MLB with the Boston Red Sox, Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies Other Inducted into the State of Washington and Husky Halls of Fame
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