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Fred MerkleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1907-1926 MLB Years: 1907-1926
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Positions1B-1547, OF-46, 2B-3, 3B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrederick Charles Merkle
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 20,1888PlaceWatertown,Wisconsin
Death DateMarch 2,1956 [67.072]
High SchoolToledo Central Catholic (Toledo,OH)
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1907 [18.275]
OrganizationsNY1 [10] CHN [4] BRO [2] NYA [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-23
TBC Player ID15303Retrosheet IDmerkf101MLBAM ID118971
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the International League Hall of Fame in 1953
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed69Power78Contact39XBH73RBIs44Runs55Hitting74Durability68Team.565Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b1815470121005001001000.255.271.277.54813149.255.022.043.2682.040.000.000.000.008.33
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b1938416112117004002000.268.333.439.77218447.250.171.268.3758.510.000.002.1341.0036.36
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b20792361545910208016014000.191.245.237.4825610257.191.046.148.2426.230.000.000.000.0022.22
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b211445067514835144702304459319000.292.353.441.79422353572.325.149.281.3827.6910.311.340.70126.5035.81
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b2214954180153241012844904360614000.283.342.431.77323346604.301.148.318.3677.129.931.401.9945.0830.07
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b23129479821482261184370427088000.309.374.449.82321539537.344.140.305.3927.8213.041.672.0543.5526.35
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b241535637814730132693504160310000.261.315.371.68620945617.289.110.245.3286.659.721.460.32281.5030.61
1914New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b2514651271132257763230528017000.258.327.375.70219239572.294.117.264.3409.0913.991.541.2273.1429.55
1915New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b261405055215125346220153639214000.299.348.384.73219432557.318.085.166.3546.467.001.080.72126.2521.19
1916New York GiantsNLMLBny1-1b271124014595193744170334687000.237.308.352.66014129449.253.115.239.3237.3510.241.391.5657.2930.53
1916Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr-1b2723696161002207411000.232.312.246.55817178.246.014.145.2818.975.130.570.000.006.25
1916Totals for NL-NL         13547051111203746190405098000.236.308.336.64415830527.252.100.226.3177.599.491.251.3367.1427.03
1917Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr-1b2828111000000100000.125.125.250.375218.143.125.125.1770.0012.500.000.000.00100.00
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-1b28146549651463093571304260413000.266.323.370.69320342608.294.104.204.3366.919.871.430.49183.0028.77
1917Totals for NL-NL         148557661473193571304261413000.264.320.368.68820543616.292.104.203.3346.829.901.450.49185.6729.25
1918Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-1b29129482551432553652103536420000.297.349.388.73718733541.316.091.207.3606.476.651.030.55160.6723.08
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-1b30133498521332063622003335212000.267.315.349.66417429545.283.082.189.3186.066.421.060.55166.0021.80
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-1b31923303394204338352432112000.285.335.397.73213127367.308.112.179.3446.548.721.330.82110.0028.72
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b36713451001101102000.385.429.462.8916116.417.077.231.4146.256.251.000.000.0020.00
1926New York YankeesALMLBnya-1b3712000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter16385782720158029082607332722045458344146000.273.331.383.71422144326426.296.110.232.0007.079.071.280.9396.3727.34
New York Giants Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1105383150410421925848508212153124143286000.272.332.390.72214942984261.295.118.251.0007.329.721.331.1379.8128.60
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter50018592055169524122225751341631157000.278.330.374.7046951312061.299.096.196.0006.507.911.220.58154.9225.39
Brooklyn Robins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25777172002207511000.221.294.247.54119286.236.026.143.0008.145.810.710.000.0011.76
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter815451001101102000.333.375.400.7756118.357.067.200.0005.565.561.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162572711562986722724558414000.273.331.383.71421943636.296.110.232.0007.079.071.280.9396.3727.34

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny1181B15--122774136129.9498.60------15100.09.8
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1191B11--601-261611.0005.55------3828.97.1
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny119OF5--3---331.0000.60------3813.23.2
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1193B1---------------382.60.6
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny1192B1--22-1441.0004.00------382.60.6
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1201B70--625271629668652.9769.31------7988.645.8
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny1202B1--13--441.0004.00------791.30.7
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny1211B144--139084298715031474.98110.24------144100.093.5
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny1221B148--1375117227315141492.98510.08------14999.396.7
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny1231B129--122972277713281301.98010.09------129100.085.4
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny1241B153--146376228615611539.98610.06------153100.0100.7
1914New York GiantsNLMLBny1251B146--146388168015671551.99010.62------146100.094.8
1915New York GiantsNLMLBny1261B110--112353136211891176.98910.69------14078.672.4
1915New York GiantsNLMLBny126OF30--685217573.9732.43------14021.419.7
1916New York GiantsNLMLBny1271B112--118358206112611241.98411.08------112100.073.7
1916Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr271B15--126413131130.9928.67------2365.29.7
1916Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr27OF4--51--661.0001.50------2317.42.6
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B140--141566268415071481.98310.58------14695.990.9
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF6--152-117171.0002.83------1464.13.9
1917Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr281B2--231-124241.00012.00------2100.01.3
1918Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291B129--138882156914851470.99011.40------129100.0100.0
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B132--149456236615731550.98511.74------13399.294.3
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn302B1---------------1330.80.7
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn311B85--906541552975960.98511.29------9292.455.2
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF1---------------921.10.6
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya361B5--281-329291.0005.80------771.43.2
1926New York YankeesALMLBnya371B1--6---661.0006.00------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B1547--154198472528391651816266.98510.51------15470.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF46--9182210199.9802.15------460.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B3--35-1881.0002.67------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1907New York GiantsNLMLBny118--15--------
1908New York GiantsNLMLBny119--111-1---5-
1909New York GiantsNLMLBny120--701-------
1910New York GiantsNLMLBny121--144--------
1911New York GiantsNLMLBny122--148--------
1912New York GiantsNLMLBny123--129--------
1913New York GiantsNLMLBny124--153--------
1914New York GiantsNLMLBny125--146--------
1915New York GiantsNLMLBny126--110------30-
1916New York GiantsNLMLBny127--112--------
1916Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr27--15------4-
1917Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--140------6-
1917Brooklyn RobinsNLMLBbkr28--2--------
1918Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29--129--------
1919Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30--1321-------
1920Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31--85------1-
1925New York YankeesALMLBnya36--5--------
1926New York YankeesALMLBnya37--1--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1911New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB22620131001002600000.150.227.200.4274122.214.050.1509.0927.273.000.000.0033.33
1912New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB23833592103100700000.273.273.394.66713333.346.121.1520.0021.210.000.000.0033.33
1913New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB24413330013001200000.231.286.462.7486114.200.231.3087.1414.292.007.1413.0033.33
1916Brooklyn RobinsWorld SeriesMLB2734010001002000000.250.500.250.750106.250.000.50033.330.000.000.000.000.00
1918Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB29618150001004300000.278.409.278.6875022.333.000.22218.1813.640.750.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs2788102131191091800000.239.309.330.63929597.290.091.2059.2818.562.001.0388.0023.81

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1925New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya36Assistant Coach1546985.44828.57Miller Huggins
1926New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya37Assistant Coach1549163.591--1Miller HugginsLost World Series (Cardinals)
* 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
2016-08-20TradeTraded by Giants to Dodgers for Lew McCarty. 
1917-08-16Purchased by Cubs from Dodgers. 
* 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.