Bill Merritt - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Bill Merritt



William Scott Merritt


Born: April 10, 1886 in Easton, PA


Bats:
Throws:
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 185
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Glossary
# Players Pos Yrs Career HoF
1
SP
12
1903-1914
23.0
-3.8
-0.4
27.6
-0.3
2
SP
16
1902-1917
19.8
1.0
-0.3
19.3
-0.2
3
SP
22
1896-1917
14.8
6.3
-0.8
9.9
-0.5
4
SP
9
1899-1911
14.2
-1.5
-0.0
15.8
-0.1
5
SP
5
1904-1909
12.5
-1.7
-0.0
14.3
-0.0
6
SP
16
1903-1921
11.5
-1.2
0.4
12.6
-0.2
7
SP
9
1904-1912
10.0
-3.4
-0.9
14.6
-0.2
8
SP
12
1902-1913
7.8
2.3
-1.2
7.1
-0.5
9
SP
17
1906-1925
4.2
-0.1
-0.5
5.0
-0.2
10
SP
4
1905-1908
4.1
-1.4
0.2
5.3
-0.0
11
SP
3
1903-1906
3.6
-1.4
-0.1
5.0
-0.0
12
SP
8
1905-1911
2.8
-0.3
1.0
2.2
-0.1
13
SP
6
1898-1911
2.1
0.5
0.0
1.7
-0.0
14
SP
5
1906-1911
2.0
-0.5
0.0
2.5
0.0
15
SP
7
1905-1914
1.8
0.2
-0.4
2.1
-0.1
16
SP
7
1899-1910
1.7
0.1
-0.0
1.6
-0.0
17
SP
3
1906-1913
1.4
-0.1
-0.2
1.7
-0.0
18
SP
3
1905-1909
1.3
0.1
0.0
1.2
-0.0
19
SP
4
1904-1908
1.3
-0.9
-0.4
2.6
-0.0
20
SP
7
1904-1913
1.2
0.2
-0.4
1.2
0.2
21
SP
4
1906-1913
1.1
0.1
-0.2
1.2
-0.0
22
SP
3
1905-1907
1.0
-0.3
-0.0
1.3
-0.0
23
SP
2
1906-1908
0.8
0.2
0.0
0.7
-0.0
24
SP
1
1906
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
25
SP
4
1903-1906
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.8
-0.0
26
SP
7
1895-1906
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
27
SP
10
1894-1908
0.5
-0.2
-0.2
1.0
-0.1
28
SP
6
1901-1911
0.4
-0.1
0.2
0.3
-0.1
29
SP
3
1905-1908
0.4
-0.4
-0.0
0.8
0.0
30
SP
1
1906
0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.4
-0.0
31
SP
3
1905-1907
0.2
-0.4
0.1
0.5
-0.0
32
SP
2
1902-1908
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
-0.0
33
SP
4
1902-1913
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
-0.0
34
SP
6
1898-1906
-0.0
-0.6
0.0
0.5
-0.0
35
SP
4
1897-1907
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.3
-0.0
36
SP
3
1904-1906
-0.3
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
-0.0
37
SP
14
1887-1908
-0.3
-0.4
-0.1
0.3
-0.1
38
SP
5
1905-1909
-0.4
-0.9
0.7
-0.1
-0.1
39
SP
4
1906-1912
-0.7
-0.0
-0.0
-0.6
-0.0
40
SP
4
1900-1908
-1.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.7
-0.1
41
SP
5
1903-1909
-1.5
-0.3
-1.0
-0.2
0.0
42
SP
3
1904-1906
-1.5
-0.7
-0.2
-0.5
-0.0
43
SP
6
1903-1908
-3.8
-1.9
0.0
-1.9
0.0

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