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
18
1900-1919
24.7
10.8
0.8
14.2
-1.1
2
SP
22
1896-1917
15.9
6.3
-0.6
11.0
-0.6
3
SP
13
1900-1913
10.8
2.6
-1.0
9.8
-0.5
4
SP
16
1902-1917
21.6
0.9
0.2
20.6
-0.2
5
SP
7
1897-1906
1.8
0.9
-0.2
1.3
-0.1
6
SP
6
1898-1911
2.4
0.5
-0.0
2.0
-0.1
7
SP
7
1904-1913
1.5
0.2
-0.3
1.4
0.2
8
SP
7
1905-1914
2.3
0.2
-0.4
2.6
-0.1
9
SP
2
1906-1908
0.9
0.2
0.0
0.8
-0.0
10
SP
1
1906
0.7
0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
11
SP
4
1906-1913
1.3
0.1
-0.2
1.4
-0.0
12
SP
3
1905-1909
1.7
0.1
0.0
1.7
-0.0
13
SP
7
1899-1910
2.1
0.0
0.1
2.0
-0.0
14
SP
4
1906-1912
-0.6
-0.0
-0.0
-0.5
-0.0
15
SP
17
1906-1925
5.6
-0.0
-0.6
6.3
-0.2
16
SP
3
1906-1913
1.6
-0.1
-0.2
1.9
-0.0
17
SP
14
1887-1908
0.9
-0.1
-0.2
1.4
-0.2
18
SP
2
1902-1908
0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.3
-0.0
19
SP
6
1901-1911
0.9
-0.1
0.2
0.8
-0.1
20
SP
7
1895-1906
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
21
SP
3
1904-1906
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
22
SP
1
1906
0.2
-0.2
-0.0
0.4
-0.0
23
SP
4
1902-1913
0.1
-0.2
-0.0
0.3
-0.0
24
SP
10
1894-1908
1.0
-0.2
-0.1
1.5
-0.1
25
SP
4
1903-1906
0.6
-0.2
-0.0
0.9
-0.0
26
SP
4
1900-1908
-0.9
-0.3
0.0
-0.6
-0.1
27
SP
8
1905-1911
3.4
-0.3
1.0
2.8
-0.1
28
SP
5
1903-1909
-0.7
-0.3
-0.9
0.4
0.0
29
SP
3
1905-1907
1.3
-0.3
-0.0
1.7
-0.0
30
SP
3
1905-1907
0.4
-0.4
0.1
0.7
-0.0
31
SP
3
1905-1908
0.6
-0.4
-0.0
1.0
0.0
32
SP
4
1897-1907
-0.2
-0.5
-0.1
0.4
-0.0
33
SP
5
1906-1911
2.6
-0.6
0.0
3.2
0.0
34
SP
6
1898-1906
0.6
-0.6
0.0
1.1
-0.0
35
SP
3
1904-1906
-1.2
-0.7
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
36
SP
4
1904-1908
1.8
-0.9
-0.4
3.1
-0.0
37
SP
5
1905-1909
0.1
-0.9
0.7
0.4
-0.1
38
SP
16
1903-1921
13.5
-1.2
0.4
14.5
-0.2
39
SP
4
1905-1908
5.0
-1.4
0.2
6.2
-0.0
40
SP
5
1904-1909
13.8
-1.7
-0.0
15.5
0.0
41
SP
6
1900-1906
5.2
-2.0
-0.1
7.3
-0.0
42
SP
11
1899-1911
26.6
-2.2
-0.3
29.2
-0.1
43
SP
8
1900-1908
-7.4
-2.4
-0.2
-4.9
0.0
44
SP
9
1904-1912
12.7
-3.4
-0.8
17.1
-0.2
45
SP
14
1900-1914
26.6
-4.8
-0.4
32.3
-0.4

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

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Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James