Samuel Elías Mejías [may-hee'-ahs] (born May 9, 1952) is a former backup outfielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1976 through 1981 for the St. Louis Cardinals (1976), Montreal Expos (1977–78), Chicago Cubs (1979) and Cincinnati Reds (1979–81). Listed at 6'0", 170 lb., Mejías batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. His brother, Marcos Mejias also played professional baseball. 
|Born: May 9, 1952|
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
|September 6, 1976, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1981, for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Runs batted in||31|
Mejias was signed as a minor league free agent on October 24, 1970 by the Milwaukee Brewers Brewers. On June 23, 1976 the Brewers sent Sam Mejias to the St. Louis Cardinals to complete the earlier deal made on June 7, 1976. (June 7, 1976: The Milwaukee Brewers sent a player to be named later to the St. Louis Cardinals for Danny Frisella).
St Louis CardinalsEdit
Mejias made his Major League debut on September 6, 1976. He would play 17 games for the Cardinals, batting .143
Mejias' contract was purchased by the Cincinnati Reds. Mejias only appeared in 7 games for the Reds in 1979, but he had two serviceable years as a part time player for the Reds in 1980 and 1981 batting .278 and .286 respectively. He was released by the Reds after their 1981 season. 
In a six-season career, Mejías was a .247 hitter (86-for-348) with four home runs and 31 RBI in 334 games, including 51 runs, 13 doubles, two triples, and eight stolen bases.  Mejias was more known for his defensive abilities than offensive aptitude. 
Following his playing career, Mejías managed from 1983 to 1992 in the Cincinnati Reds minor league system, and later coached in the majors for the Seattle Mariners (1993-1999) and Baltimore Orioles (2007).
- Fordin, Spencer (31 October 2006). "O's shake up coaching staff". MLB.com. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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