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Sugar CainTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1932-1938 MLB Years: 1932-1938
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PositionsP-178Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMerritt Patrick Cain
Height5-11Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 5,1907PlaceMacon,Georgia
Death DateApril 3,1975 [67.364]
MLB DebutApril 15,1932 [25.010]
OrganizationsPHA [4] CHA [3] SLA [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID9533Retrosheet IDcains101MLBAM ID111865
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Philadelphia Athletics in 1934-1935
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks13Hittable43SO/BB14vsPower43Hitting46Durability68Team.480Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha16S/R25345.001064301045.0422725128240001.568.400.205.604.800.86.4294.11
1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha16ST2613124.253832616121218.024413210318137434001.7510.070.745.661.780.31.5205.36
1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11ST279174.413632415020230.223512811315128663001.579.170.594.992.580.52.3465.06
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11S/R28056.58651000026.039221911950002.2313.500.356.581.730.26.0005.36
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla12S/R28985.26312478010167.2197112987104682001.8010.570.385.583.650.65.5294.65
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19S/R29116.61431100016.02013120980001.7811.02--4.964.410.89.5003.94
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17ST2914104.753026414120195.02281121031875421001.5510.510.833.461.940.56.5835.18
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17S/R30426.1618612104068.2884847751171002.0211.530.926.682.230.33.6676.10
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17S/R31014.58532002019.226171001861002.2411.90--8.242.750.33.0005.06
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter53604.8317813741582141985.011196115306756927912001.7110.200.615.192.540.49.4692.05
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25384.5090751534151519.2560309260353121387001.689.700.615.402.390.44.397-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18135.0853351815180282.234217716025144653001.7110.850.794.572.060.45.581-
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1095.38352789010183.12171251107113762001.7910.610.345.533.720.67.526-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12134.834031913030220.024913611815127623001.7110.200.615.192.540.49.4802.05

Batting Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha16p251012030000002300000.250.357.250.6073014.333.000.167.30214.2921.431.500.000.000.00
1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha16p26398031620040021714000.200.229.225.45418287.254.025.050.2162.3019.548.500.000.0012.50
1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11p27368241310060012305000.159.169.171.34014188.220.012.024.1591.1426.1423.000.000.007.69
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11p2868000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla12p28315731110050011503000.193.207.211.41812161.262.018.035.1961.6424.5915.000.000.009.09
1935Totals for AL-AL         376531110050011603000.169.182.185.36712169.224.016.031.1721.4523.1916.000.000.009.09
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla19p2947120000000100000.286.286.286.572207.333.000.000.2680.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17p2931685700040071404000.103.187.103.2907079.130.000.103.1588.8617.722.000.000.000.00
1936Totals for AL-AL         35756900040071504000.120.195.120.3159086.150.000.093.1678.1417.442.140.000.000.00
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17p301822240002000402000.182.182.182.3644024.222.000.000.1690.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha17p3158000000000500000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter180344185640021001383118000.163.196.174.370604376.215.011.049.0003.4622.076.380.000.007.14
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter91182732300100054419000.176.202.192.394353197.232.016.044.0002.5422.348.800.000.009.38
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter549871100060072306000.112.171.112.283110111.147.000.071.0006.3120.723.290.000.000.00
St. Louis Browns Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter356441310050011603000.203.215.219.43414168.271.016.031.0001.4723.5316.000.000.007.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162310165040019001275116000.163.196.174.370544338.215.011.049.0003.4622.076.380.000.007.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha25P10-4518--991.0000.900.20-----10100.06.5
1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha26P38-218645255351.9621.340.23-----3997.425.2
1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha27P36-230447525651.9111.420.22-----36100.024.0
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla28P31-167219232321.9130.680.13-----31100.020.4
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha28P6-26-71187.8751.170.27-----6100.04.0
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P30-195227333229.9060.970.15-----3196.819.9
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla29P4-1611--221.0000.500.13-----4100.02.6
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30P18-68-14-114141.0000.780.21-----18100.011.7
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P5-191-1-21.5000.200.05-----5100.03.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P178-984171681415199185.9301.040.19-----1780.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1932Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha2510----------
1933Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha2638----------
1934Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha2736----------
1935St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla2831----------
1935Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha286----------
1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2930----------
1936St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla294----------
1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3018----------
1938Chicago White SoxALMLBcha315----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1936-05-05TradeTraded by Browns to White Sox for Les Tietje. 
1935-05-21TradeTraded by Athletics with Ed Coleman to Browns for George Blaeholder. 
* 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.