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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Samuel Blair Mertes
Stat Years
1896-1906  [mlb] 1896-1906
Height/Weight
6-0 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (974) ... 2B (138) ... 1B (40) ... SS (29) ... C (3) ... 3B (1) ... P (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1945-03-11 [72.217]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1896-06-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.328)
Service Time
Organizations
NY1 [4] CHN [3] CHA [2] SLN [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15312 ... retro id: merts101 ... mlbam id: 118982
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi---23of---13714320344401419081024000.238.288.322.610157468.000.084.0005.106.371.250.00.0023.5
    1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn---25of---28326945804814727034067000.297.388.383.77131610313.000.086.00010.760.000.00269.00.3216.2
    1899Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn---26of---3117426831271316981450330015000.298.349.467.81647419938.000.169.0006.960.000.0047.31.9029.9
    1900Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn---27of---412748172142254760380420322000.295.356.407.76354819636.000.112.0007.660.000.0068.71.2825.4
    1901Chicago White SoxALMLBcha---282b---5137545941511617598460520620000.277.347.396.74362321638.000.119.0008.350.000.00109.00.8025.2
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha---29of---61294976014023717946037028000.282.334.362.69654418031.000.080.0006.800.000.00497.00.1822.1
    1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1-30of---713851710014532147104450610311000.280.360.437.79759222653.000.157.00010.300.000.0073.91.1836.5
    1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-31of---8148532831472811478470540322000.276.346.393.73961120943.000.117.0008.840.000.00133.00.6529.2
    1905New York GiantsNLMLBny1-32of---91505518115427175108520560515000.279.351.417.76862723049.000.138.0008.930.000.00110.20.8031.8
    1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-33of---107125337609613321029036000.237.323.332.6552918416.000.095.0009.970.000.00253.00.3426.7
    1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-33of---105319120477401910016009000.246.304.325.6292166211.000.079.0007.410.000.000.00.0023.4
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)1190440569512271881084072139604221033139000.279.346.398.74449991751336.305.119.2738.440.200.02110.10.8027.4
    National League Totals (9 yrs)9243363541936149843454430403331025111000.278.348.403.75138321355267.314.125.2728.690.260.0398.90.8928.5
    American League Totals (2 yrs)266104215429139246177920890828000.279.341.380.721116739669.274.101.2757.630.000.00173.70.5123.7
    New York Giants Totals (4 yrs)5071853301506964817323165020001454000.273.348.404.7522121749161.328.131.2669.430.000.00109.00.8031.8
    Chicago Orphans Totals (3 yrs)327117620034942281718811001090944000.297.361.423.784133849887.313.126.2868.150.000.0069.21.2724.9
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)266104215429139246177920890828000.279.341.380.721116739669.274.101.2757.630.000.00173.70.5123.7
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)5319120477401910016009000.246.304.325.6292166211.215.079.2467.410.000.000.00.0023.4
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)3714320344401419081024000.238.288.322.610157468.273.084.2565.106.371.250.00.0023.5
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha---291---101.1310001108.06210000000.756.750.000.000.002.250.001.000
    1902MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----291---101.1310001108.06210000000.756.750.000.000.002.252.001.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)101.1310001108.06210000000.756.750.000.000.002.252.001.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)101.1310001108.06210000000.756.750.000.000.002.252.001.000
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)101.1310001108.06210000000.756.750.000.000.002.252.001.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB232B100.0000000.0000.000.000.82.75
    1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB23SS100.01201331.0003.000.000.82.77
    1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB23OF3500.0853909788.9072.500.0026.994.65
    1898Chicago OrphansNLMLB251B200.01000111.0000.500.001.32.43
    1898Chicago OrphansNLMLB252B400.01117563328.8487.000.002.64.83
    1898Chicago OrphansNLMLB25SS1400.01923744942.8573.000.009.216.92
    1898Chicago OrphansNLMLB25OF6000.09713156125110.8801.800.0039.572.33
    1899Chicago OrphansNLMLB261B300.0244243028.9339.300.002.02.63
    1899Chicago OrphansNLMLB26SS100.0231165.8335.000.000.70.96
    1899Chicago OrphansNLMLB26OF10800.019720184235217.9232.000.0071.192.33
    1900Chicago OrphansNLMLB271B3300.0340171016367357.97310.800.0022.626.02
    1900Chicago OrphansNLMLB27SS700.01219223331.9394.400.004.85.54
    1900Chicago OrphansNLMLB27OF8800.018013164209193.9232.200.0060.369.34
    1901Chicago White SoxALMLB282B13200.03373964754780733.9405.600.0096.496.41
    1901Chicago White SoxALMLB28OF500.02000020201.0004.000.003.63.65
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB29C200.0301043.7501.500.001.41.63
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB291B100.01010111111.00011.000.000.70.84
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB292B100.0162197.7787.000.000.70.82
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB293B100.0411065.8335.000.000.70.82
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB29SS500.017150232321.0006.400.003.63.92
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB29OF12000.022326215270249.9222.100.0087.093.03
    1902Chicago White SoxALMLB29P100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.87
    1903New York GiantsNLMLB30C100.00100111.0001.000.000.70.74
    1903New York GiantsNLMLB301B100.09010109.9009.000.000.70.74
    1903New York GiantsNLMLB30OF13700.02652485297289.9732.100.0098.699.32
    1904New York GiantsNLMLB31SS100.04200661.0006.000.000.70.75
    1904New York GiantsNLMLB31OF14700.024417121273261.9561.800.0096.199.32
    1905New York GiantsNLMLB32OF15000.023010103250240.9601.600.0098.0100.01
    1906New York GiantsNLMLB33OF7100.01191040133129.9701.800.0046.7100.04
    1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB33OF5300.07741009181.8901.500.0035.3100.04
    MLB Totals - (C)300311054.8001.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)4000384221321419406.96910.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)138003494195461822768.9345.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)100411065.8335.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)290055641010129119.9224.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)9740017371401232820001877.9391.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1896MLB---1-1---35-
    1898MLB--24-14---60-
    1899MLB--3--1---108-
    1900MLB--33--7---88-
    1901MLB---132-----5-
    1902MLB121115---120-
    1903MLB-11------137-
    1904MLB-----1---147-
    1905MLB---------150-
    1906MLB---------124-
    Totals1340138129---974-