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Merl CombsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1947-1952 MLB Years: 1947-1952
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PositionsSS-96, 3B-26, 2B-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMerrill Russell Combs
Height6-0Weight172BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 11,1919PlaceLos Angeles,California
Death DateJuly 8,1981 [61.210]
High SchoolFremont (Los Angeles,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1947 [27.276]
OrganizationsBOS [3] CLE [2] WS1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10078Retrosheet IDcombm101MLBAM ID112534
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power28Contact36XBH37RBIs49Runs46Hitting32Durability18Team.569Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos323b2717688151016009920003.221.329.279.60819279.241.058.191.30111.3911.391.001.2768.0013.33
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos243b291424551001009001000.208.424.250.6746134.208.042.417.35726.470.000.000.000.0020.00
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos243010000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.740100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1950Washington Senators IALMLBws146ss30371021925100600221603003.245.379.255.634261127.291.010.225.32217.3212.600.730.000.004.00
1950Totals for AL-AL         381021925100600231603003.245.384.255.639261128.291.010.235.32517.9712.500.700.000.004.00
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle11ss311928252002002301000.179.233.250.4837231.200.071.143.2296.459.681.500.000.0040.00
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle11ss325213911231111001141502002.165.242.209.451293155.179.044.137.2229.039.681.070.65139.0013.04
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14036145736122501574327008.202.314.241.555879427.225.039.194.00013.3510.070.750.47180.5012.33
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7116713283111201161803002.168.240.216.456365186.182.048.138.0008.609.681.130.54167.0017.86
Washington Senators I Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter371021925100600221603003.245.379.255.634261127.291.010.225.00017.3212.600.730.000.004.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3292132020170019921003.217.363.272.635253114.232.055.261.00016.677.890.470.8892.0015.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241852847122901665028009.202.314.241.55510110494.225.039.194.00013.3510.070.750.47180.5012.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos273B17--1742-659591.0003.47------17100.011.0
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B9--1212222624.9232.67------1464.35.8
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29SS1--1---111.0001.00------147.10.6
1950Washington Senators IALMLBws130SS30--4893520146141.9664.70------3781.119.5
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31SS16--1632255048.9603.00------1984.210.4
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32SS49--77130627213207.9724.22------5294.231.8
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle322B3--24-1661.0002.00------525.81.9
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS96--1422551352410397.9684.14------960.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B26--2954288583.9763.19------260.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--24-1661.0002.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27-----17-----
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29----19-----
1950Washington Senators IALMLBws130----30------
1951Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31----16------
1952Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32---349------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1974Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex54Assistant Coach1608476.5255.02Billy Martin
1975Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex55Assistant Coach1627983.48819.03Frank Lucchesi,Billy Martin
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1951-04-01TradeTraded by Browns with Snuffy Stirnweiss to Indians for Fred Marsh and Cash. 
1950-05-08TradeTraded by Red Sox with Tommy O'Brien to Senators for Clyde Vollmer. 
1941-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.