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Bill Merritt



William Scott Merritt


Born: April 10, 1886 in Easton, PA


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Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 185
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# Players Pos HoF
Bill Merritt
SP
1000
255.2
3.85
12
19
.400
37
31
23
2
0
262
109
115
115
 
1 SP
988
281.2
3.87
12
20
.375
36
32
29
1
0
306
121
105
93
2 SP
986
285.1
3.91
12
21
.371
34
34
31
1
0
306
124
95
107
3 SP
986
295.2
3.89
14
19
.422
35
33
31
1
0
298
128
121
131
4 SP
984
284.0
3.84
12
21
.364
34
34
32
1
0
291
121
91
124
5 SP
984
285.2
3.74
13
19
.399
35
33
31
1
1
287
119
100
115
6 SP
983
283.1
3.90
12
17
.412
35
33
31
2
0
282
123
58
143
7 SP
982
286.1
3.86
14
19
.437
34
34
32
1
0
295
123
84
142
8 SP
981
235.0
3.85
10
16
.374
41
27
12
2
1
230
101
108
105
9 SP
981
220.2
3.85
12
15
.443
39
29
15
1
2
249
94
48
76
10 SP
980
292.0
3.83
11
22
.333
35
33
31
1
0
320
124
80
129
11 SP
980
220.0
3.83
12
13
.484
39
29
13
1
2
240
94
69
63
12 SP
980
230.0
3.83
9
17
.359
45
23
15
1
3
223
98
89
79
13 SP
979
289.0
3.87
15
17
.460
35
33
30
2
0
333
124
66
87
14 SP
979
275.0
3.66
13
19
.403
38
30
26
1
0
301
112
104
94
15 SP
979
279.1
3.88
14
14
.494
37
31
26
0
1
284
121
109
75
16 SP
979
289.1
3.66
12
20
.378
35
33
31
1
0
310
118
92
109
17 SP
979
224.0
3.85
13
13
.486
44
24
14
1
2
243
96
61
81
18 SP
979
276.2
3.99
13
17
.429
36
32
26
1
0
272
123
158
129
19 3B
978
275.1
3.74
13
19
.402
37
31
29
1
1
315
115
73
57
20 SP
978
306.0
3.83
16
17
.491
36
32
31
3
1
321
130
115
82
21 SP
978
282.1
3.65
14
17
.437
38
30
24
2
0
288
115
125
85
22 SP
978
269.2
3.75
15
16
.475
35
33
27
1
0
274
112
129
110
23 SP
978
233.0
3.84
14
13
.513
39
29
15
2
2
245
99
84
73
24 SP
978
278.2
3.78
14
18
.432
34
34
28
2
0
306
117
61
160
25 SP
977
286.1
3.81
15
18
.453
36
32
29
2
0
332
121
70
75
26 SP
977
290.2
3.67
14
18
.439
35
33
30
1
0
311
118
112
81
27 SP
977
288.0
3.68
14
17
.457
35
33
31
2
1
302
118
106
143
28 SP
977
277.2
3.68
14
18
.452
36
32
28
2
0
286
113
110
91
29 SP
977
288.1
3.71
14
19
.418
34
34
32
1
0
288
119
61
140
30 SP
977
222.0
3.97
13
12
.514
40
28
13
2
0
221
98
116
77
31 SP
976
288.2
3.66
14
19
.429
34
34
31
3
0
303
117
99
106
32 SP
976
261.0
3.75
15
15
.500
35
33
26
1
0
279
109
128
96
33 SP
976
291.2
4.09
13
20
.381
34
34
32
1
0
311
133
88
120
34 SP
976
287.2
3.79
17
16
.513
36
32
29
1
1
307
121
109
90
35 SP
976
230.2
3.79
11
11
.500
46
22
13
2
2
237
97
93
96
36 SP
976
286.1
4.13
13
20
.389
35
33
31
1
0
340
131
105
101
37 SP
976
275.1
3.96
10
19
.345
37
31
28
2
2
324
121
89
76
38 SP
976
240.1
4.06
12
16
.433
40
28
17
2
2
250
108
96
93
39 SP
975
267.0
4.10
12
18
.387
36
32
26
1
0
299
122
113
80
40 SP
975
213.0
3.78
10
15
.408
45
23
11
1
2
232
90
69
74
41 SP
975
277.0
3.64
10
18
.362
39
29
25
1
1
308
112
111
88
42 SP
975
251.2
3.70
11
16
.408
40
28
19
2
2
251
103
85
84
43 SP
975
263.1
3.63
13
17
.424
35
33
26
2
0
309
106
78
74
44 SP
975
204.1
3.89
12
11
.518
49
19
7
0
4
213
88
78
83
45 SS
975
260.1
3.87
16
14
.522
37
31
24
2
1
304
112
101
78
46 SP
975
250.1
3.75
15
15
.500
38
30
18
2
1
255
104
93
91
47 SP
975
220.0
3.81
10
14
.414
44
24
12
2
1
234
93
79
65
48 SP
974
282.0
3.92
16
15
.519
36
32
29
2
1
291
123
99
84
49 SP
974
296.1
3.68
15
18
.462
34
34
33
2
0
312
121
117
105
50 SP
974
269.2
3.97
15
15
.508
36
32
26
1
1
291
119
103
92
51 SP
974
279.0
4.02
14
17
.454
37
31
26
1
0
321
125
85
86
52 SP
974
265.2
3.58
13
18
.421
34
34
29
2
1
258
106
129
110
53 SP
974
266.1
3.99
14
18
.444
36
32
27
1
1
331
118
81
57
54 SP
974
247.0
3.66
12
19
.385
35
33
25
1
0
306
100
67
80
55 SP
974
282.1
3.89
17
15
.532
35
33
29
2
0
298
122
102
109
56 SP
974
280.1
3.68
15
17
.476
35
33
29
1
1
290
115
126
103
57 SP
974
259.1
4.10
13
17
.441
37
31
22
1
2
261
118
124
51
58 SP
974
299.0
3.97
15
17
.462
34
34
34
3
0
307
132
62
102
59 SP
974
227.2
3.68
13
15
.462
39
29
14
1
1
242
93
56
77
60 SP
974
282.1
3.74
16
16
.501
35
33
29
1
0
283
117
104
125
61 SP
973
221.1
4.02
12
14
.463
42
26
13
0
2
240
99
77
77
62 SP
973
217.0
3.93
9
18
.336
39
29
14
0
0
252
95
74
60
63 SP
973
266.2
3.85
16
14
.532
37
31
23
1
0
295
114
82
72
64 SP
973
285.0
3.64
14
18
.431
35
33
28
0
0
305
115
67
88
65 SP
972
278.1
4.05
15
17
.467
37
31
27
2
0
283
125
135
110
66 SP
972
267.0
4.12
13
15
.473
39
29
24
0
1
255
122
134
126
67 SP
972
278.0
3.96
15
17
.483
36
32
27
1
0
308
122
90
80
68 SP
972
225.2
3.73
13
14
.493
38
30
13
2
2
258
93
66
52
69 SP
972
287.2
3.60
13
19
.393
35
33
31
2
0
322
115
57
113
70 SP
972
221.1
3.97
13
13
.487
42
26
13
2
2
249
98
55
65
71 SP
972
212.0
3.85
6
18
.250
45
23
12
2
0
248
91
85
65
72 SP
972
295.1
3.70
16
18
.473
34
34
33
1
0
312
121
77
109
73 SP
971
230.0
3.94
11
14
.433
45
23
13
2
4
253
101
69
63
74 SP
971
280.0
4.04
15
16
.485
36
32
28
1
0
292
126
114
84
75 SP
971
285.2
3.80
17
15
.533
36
32
29
1
0
311
121
76
94
76 SP
971
215.0
3.76
10
13
.423
43
25
12
1
1
221
90
85
81
77 SP
971
283.0
3.67
17
17
.500
34
34
34
1
1
275
115
117
169
78 SP
970
234.1
4.12
12
15
.442
39
29
15
1
1
253
107
95
83
79 SP
970
249.1
4.04
13
16
.455
36
32
26
1
0
303
112
61
66
80 SP
970
273.1
3.56
13
18
.433
37
31
26
1
0
286
108
80
68
81 SP
970
279.2
3.85
18
15
.537
36
32
27
1
1
329
120
76
56
82 SP
970
240.1
3.76
15
12
.548
37
31
15
1
1
251
100
77
79
83 SP
970
295.0
4.04
10
24
.298
34
34
33
0
0
343
132
110
106
84 SP
970
253.1
3.56
12
16
.422
39
29
20
1
2
262
100
87
77
85 SP
970
286.2
4.23
13
19
.404
34
34
31
2
0
317
135
115
102
86 SP
969
234.1
3.72
14
13
.531
44
24
14
1
2
261
97
57
73
87 SP
969
293.1
3.96
16
16
.500
34
34
32
1
0
302
129
67
140
88 SP
969
263.1
4.16
10
20
.343
35
33
26
1
1
283
122
116
80
89 SP
969
238.0
3.70
11
12
.480
40
28
17
1
1
212
98
158
106
90 SP
969
225.2
3.95
8
16
.333
45
23
11
1
2
234
99
88
51
91 SP
969
271.0
3.96
17
14
.540
36
32
26
1
1
294
119
108
71
92 SP
968
223.0
3.60
11
14
.429
45
23
12
2
2
214
89
104
89
93 SP
968
278.1
3.59
9
20
.299
37
31
26
1
0
282
111
102
116
94 SP
968
271.2
4.01
14
16
.469
36
32
26
0
1
321
121
64
68
95 SP
968
292.1
3.50
13
20
.401
34
34
32
1
0
294
114
85
152
96 SP
968
279.2
4.14
13
19
.414
35
33
29
1
0
348
129
84
50
97 SP
968
245.2
4.03
14
12
.536
37
31
22
3
1
257
110
96
136
98 SP
968
240.2
3.52
13
16
.446
37
31
20
3
0
243
94
71
102
99 SP
968
224.0
3.89
8
16
.336
45
23
10
1
1
259
97
50
52
100 SP
968
203.0
4.00
9
13
.413
42
26
10
2
0
209
90
103
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