Henry Merchant - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Henry Merchant



Henry Lewis Merchant
(Speed)

Born: February 17, 1918 in Birmingham, AL
Died: August 23, 1982 in Cincinnati, OH
          (64 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'3"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: Henderson Institute (Henderson, TX)
• Buried: Wesleyan Cemetery (Cincinnati, OH)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CAG
NAL
22
LF
9
20
18
0
4
0
0
0
3
0
1
1
.222
.263
.222
.485
56
CAG
NAL
23
RP
9
14
13
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
.231
.286
.308
.593
91
CAG
NAL
24
RP
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
CC
NAL
25
LF
6
16
14
2
4
0
1
0
2
2
2
0
0
0
.286
.375
.429
.804
152
CIC
NAL
26
CF
12
43
40
6
9
1
1
0
1
1
3
0
.225
.279
.300
.579
80
CIC
NAL
27
CF
18
68
59
6
15
1
0
0
7
2
0
7
0
0
2
.254
.333
.271
.605
80
CIC
NAL
28
LF
11
46
38
8
12
1
0
0
3
1
5
0
3
.316
.395
.342
.737
120
CIC
NAL
29
RF
24
97
82
17
21
1
0
1
8
0
11
1
3
.256
.351
.305
.656
79
IC
NAL
30
RF
26
80
69
10
12
4
0
0
4
1
8
0
3
.174
.260
.232
.492
34
9
2
CF
117
384
333
50
80
9
2
1
28
7
0
38
0
1
12
0
.240
.320
.288
.608
77
162 Game Average
532
461
69
111
12
3
1
39
12
0
53
0
2
17
0
.240
.320
.288
.608
77
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Chicago American Giants
RP
20
34
31
1
7
1
0
0
3
0
2
1
.226
.273
.258
.531
71
6
Indianapolis Clowns
CF
97
350
302
49
73
8
2
1
25
7
0
36
0
1
11
0
.242
.324
.291
.616
78



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CAG
NAL
20
.233
.303
5.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.071
CAG
NAL
14
.289
.295
7.1%
7.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.077
.076
CAG
NAL
.000
.300
6.9%
0.7%
.076
CC
NAL
16
.383
.306
12.5%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.143
.075
CIC
NAL
43
.281
.305
7.0%
6.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.075
.071
CIC
NAL
68
.291
.316
10.3%
6.8%
0.0%
0.6%
.017
.089
CIC
NAL
46
.347
.325
10.9%
8.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.026
.077
CIC
NAL
97
.320
.349
11.3%
9.3%
1.0%
0.8%
.049
.102
IC
NAL
80
.238
.347
10.0%
8.9%
0.0%
0.9%
.058
.112
9
2
384
.294
.329
9.9%
8.2%
0.3%
0.7%
.048
.091
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Chicago American Giants
34
.256
.300
5.9%
8.4%
0.0%
0.5%
.032
.073
6
Indianapolis Clowns
350
.298
.331
10.3%
8.2%
0.3%
0.7%
.050
.093

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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