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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Pitching
Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
BRG
NAC
21
CF
0
2
.000
2
2
1
0
0
8.2
10
7
17
1
2
5
0
0
43
7.27
33
BRG
EAS
19
SP
0
4
.000
4
4
0
3
0
0
26.2
24
17
36
1
13
11
3
2
128
5.74
51
BRG
EAS
20
SP
6
3
.667
12
9
3
7
1
0
88.2
36
29
74
4
41
40
1
2
362
2.94
104
3
1
SP
6
9
.400
18
15
3
11
1
0
124.0
70
53
127
6
56
56
4
4
533
3.85
76
162 Game Average
12
19
.400
37
31
7
23
2
0
255.2
144
109
262
12
115
115
8
8
1098
3.85
76



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
BRG
EAS
19
SP
26.2
1.84
1.14
8.6%
9.8%
10.2%
4.3%
0.85
2.27
0.8%
0.3%
BRG
EAS
20
SP
88.2
1.30
1.29
11.0%
9.3%
11.3%
7.9%
0.98
1.17
1.1%
0.4%
BRG
NAC
21
CF
8.2
2.19
1.18
11.6%
9.8%
4.7%
6.4%
2.50
1.54
2.3%
0.4%
3
1
SP
124.0
1.48
1.25
10.5%
9.5%
10.5%
6.9%
1.00
1.43
1.1%
0.4%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
BRG
EAS
19
SP
4
128
112
24
36
7
0
1
16
13
11
2
1
4
.321
.402
.411
.812
BRG
EAS
20
SP
12
362
306
36
74
9
4
4
5
41
40
2
14
9
.242
.335
.337
.672
BRG
NAC
21
CF
2
43
38
10
17
2
1
1
1
2
5
0
3
0
.447
.475
.632
1.107
3
1
SP
18
533
456
70
127
18
5
6
22
56
56
4
18
13
.279
.362
.379
.742

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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.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

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