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Merv SheaHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1927-1944 MLB Years: 1927-1944
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PositionsC-407Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMervyn David John Shea
Height5-11Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 5,1900PlaceSan Francisco,California
Death DateJanuary 27,1953 [52.144]
MLB DebutApril 23,1927 [26.230]
OrganizationsCHA [4] DET [4] PHI [1] SLA [1] BOS [1] BRO [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17896Retrosheet IDsheam102MLBAM ID122090
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power33Contact43XBH35RBIs52Runs20Hitting29Durability26Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet-c26348551563090071502000.176.239.318.55727994.214.142.224.2587.4515.962.140.000.0060.00
1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet-c27398582023092291112000.235.316.329.64528597.270.094.200.3059.2811.341.220.000.0025.00
1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet-c285016223476032421191801000.290.365.383.748629182.312.093.216.35010.449.890.951.6554.0019.15
1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9c321656183008004700000.143.200.196.39611360.163.053.125.1936.6711.671.750.000.0037.50
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla8c3294279267311112720432603000.262.360.319.6798913325.286.057.219.32913.238.000.600.31279.0017.81
1933Totals for AL-AL         110335278114113520473303000.242.335.299.63410016385.266.057.203.30812.218.570.700.26335.0019.75
1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha15c3362176828300501241902000.159.260.176.436313202.178.017.148.22511.889.410.790.000.0010.71
1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha15c3446122828200130030902000.230.382.246.628302154.248.016.262.32219.485.840.300.000.007.14
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha15c351424330002006501000.125.300.125.4253031.158.000.250.24419.3516.130.830.000.000.00
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha15c362571715100510151000000.211.349.225.57416186.246.014.239.29617.4411.630.670.000.006.67
1938Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26,28c374812014225001210282000002.183.338.225.563275148.220.042.283.29218.9213.510.710.000.0022.73
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet30c3842000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25c43715240011004400001.267.421.467.8887119.300.200.467.42121.0521.051.005.2615.0025.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter4391197105263397511584189145113003.220.327.277.604331511400.246.057.218.00013.5010.360.770.36239.4019.39
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14739326746002511754305000.188.318.204.522806473.211.016.206.00015.869.090.570.000.008.11
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter127334368214634243354515000.246.319.350.66911723375.276.104.213.0009.3312.001.290.80111.3328.05
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter94279267311112720432603000.262.360.319.6798913325.286.057.219.00013.238.000.600.31279.0017.81
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4812014225001210282000002.183.338.225.563275148.220.042.283.00018.9213.510.710.000.0022.73
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1656183008004700000.143.200.196.39611360.163.053.125.0006.6711.671.750.000.0037.50
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter715240011004400001.267.421.467.8887119.300.200.467.00021.0521.051.005.2615.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162442399714324231705405001.220.327.277.60412219517.246.057.218.00013.5010.360.770.36239.4019.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet26C31--941761117111.9493.58-----33491.220.3
1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C30--932462123117.9513.90-----23976.919.5
1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet28C46--1573274196189.9644.11-----25092.029.9
1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32C16--4811-259591.0003.69------16100.010.7
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32C85--32860215390388.9954.56-----39490.456.3
1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33C60--2403584283275.9724.58-----76296.839.5
1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34C43--1613022193191.9904.44-----24693.528.3
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35C14--323--35351.0002.50------14100.09.3
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36C25--912141116112.9664.48------25100.016.2
1938Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro37C47--1491942172168.9773.57------4897.931.5
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet38C4--1-1-21.5000.25------4100.02.6
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43C6--1821-2120.9523.33-----1785.73.9
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C407--1412254413317071666.9764.09-----204070.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-31---------
1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-30---------
1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-46---------
1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32-16---------
1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla32-85---------
1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33-60---------
1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34-43---------
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35-14---------
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha36-25---------
1938Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro37-47---------
1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet38-4---------
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43-6---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1939Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet38Assistant Coach1548173.52626.55Del Baker
1940Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Assistant Coach1549064.584--1Del BakerLost World Series (Reds)
1941Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet40Assistant Coach1547579.48726.04Del Baker
1942Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Assistant Coach1547381.47430.05Del Baker
1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi43Assistant Coach1536192.39943.58None listed
1945Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi44Assistant Coach15446108.29952.08Freddie Fitzsimmons,Ben Chapman
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn47Assistant Coach1546490.41627.58Charlie Grimm
1949Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn48Assistant Coach1546193.39636.08Frankie Frisch,Charlie Grimm
* 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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1945-06-14Released by Phillies. 
1938-09-22Released by Dodgers. 
1938-05-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1933-12-11Purchased by White Sox from Browns. 
1933-05-09TradeTraded by Red Sox with Cash to Browns for Lloyd Brown and Rick Ferrell. 
* 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.