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Durwood MerrillUmpiring Profile
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Umpire profile and statistics. To both celebrate the umpire and respect his achievement and call him out when his numbers fall below or above the league averages. If you click a year, you'll see all the umpires for that season.
Average game times are based on 9-inning games only. Umpire stats are only updated at the end of the season.


Born March 12,1938 Died: January 5,2003 [64.299] Place Cloud Chief,Oklahoma
Height 6-0 Weight 215

Years Active 1976-1999 First Game Friday May 14,1976 (2B)
All-Star Games 2x 1984 (3B), 1995 (HP)

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Durwood Merrill Umpire History

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Year/LeaguesReg. Season GamesPlayoff GamesUmpire Home Plate Metrics
YearAgeALNLInterTotalHP1B2B3BTotalHP1B2B3BLFRFSOBBSo/BB%Lg AvgEjectTime-RLg AvgRunsLg Avg
19763860061221-------7160.441.51-3:112:2420.009.01
1977391660016642414241-------4252481.711.58112:352:298.539.99
1978401510015138383738-------3752491.511.4852:302:278.149.07
1979411120011227282928-------2181581.381.4732:272:328.889.82
1980421490014936383738-------3722251.651.5352:392:347.829.58
19814310600106262824283--111-2421571.541.4932:332:336.448.92
1982441480014836363937-------3362321.451.60142:362:358.069.60
1983451460014636353738411--113162351.341.6142:402:368.719.51
1984461420014236363535-------3782341.621.6922:392:357.819.48
1985471480014837383241-------3972351.691.6262:402:408.269.61
1986481510015140403437-------5332472.161.7462:512:449.879.88
1987491420014235383237511-12-4532521.801.7462:462:488.7910.46
1988501500015038373837511-1113802121.791.8032:442:459.509.16
1989511490014937373738-------3792131.781.75-2:452:468.179.13
1990521430014336363734-------3952511.571.7212:562:489.509.37
1991531430014335373734-------3902341.671.7422:532:498.559.63
199254143001433636353661111113802341.621.7242:492:507.789.18
1993551400014035353733-------3992371.681.74142:472:488.5910.10
1994561020010225272525-------3311811.831.78-3:002:549.5010.86
1995571130011329272730-------3442061.671.7912:542:508.8210.70
19965811900119323128284111--13532301.531.8212:482:519.9611.18
1997591130151283331333161111114352411.801.9132:542:529.5710.47
19986010401311730282930411--113802101.811.9422:492:4811.8510.48
19996195012107282724285-111113562171.641.7432:582:5411.0011.08
24 Year(s)3081040312178478776778342785697857451541.661.70992:452:428.869.84

Durwood Merrill Ejections History

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#Game DateBoxscoreResultPlayerReason
11977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Darrell PorterBench-clearing brawl
21977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Willie HortonBench-clearing brawl
31977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Pete LaCockBench-clearing brawl
41977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Pat CorralesBench-clearing brawl
51977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Claudell WashingtonBench-clearing brawl
61977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Bump WillsBench-clearing brawl
71977-05-07box - pbpKCA 6 TEX 5Frank LucchesiBench-clearing brawl
81977-06-26box - pbpTEX 3 CAL 4Juan BeniquezCall at 1B
91977-07-10box - pbpBOS 8 MIL 5Von JoshuaCalled third strike
101977-07-30box - pbpMIL 3 TOR 2Sal BandoChecked swing (Bumped umpire)
111977-09-15box - pbpMIN 7 CHA 2Ralph GarrCall at 2B
121978-05-28box - pbpCLE 0 BAL 3Rick DempseyBalls and strikes
131978-06-16box - pbpSEA 3 BOS 6Rick BurlesonCalled third strike
141978-07-17box - pbpKCA 9 NYA 7Rich GossageBalls and strikes
151978-09-04box - pbpSEA 0 MIL 5George BambergerBench jockeying
161978-09-15box - pbpCAL 2 KCA 3Willie WilsonInterference call
171979-05-22box - pbpSEA 12 KCA 11Paul SplittorffCall at 1B (thought runner missed bag)
181979-07-11box - pbpMIN 3 DET 0Sparky AndersonCalled third strike
191979-08-23box - pbpTEX 5 BAL 6Frank LucchesiCoach's position in box
201980-04-13box - pbpNYA 8 TEX 2Oscar GambleCalled third strike
211980-07-21box - pbpTOR 1 OAK 0Damaso GarciaCalled third strike
221980-08-12box - pbpTEX 1 CLE 2Gary AlexanderBalls and strikes
231980-09-01box - pbpCAL 3 BOS 4Jim FregosiBench jockeying
241980-09-17box - pbpTOR 7 NYA 8Bob BailorCalled third strike
251981-05-18box - pbpOAK 1 BAL 5Eddie MurrayBalls and strikes
261981-05-18box - pbpOAK 1 BAL 5Earl WeaverBalls and strikes
271981-09-10box - pbpSEA 0 TOR 2Bobby MattickCall at 3B
281982-05-14box - pbpMIN 2 DET 4Jim LemonCall at 3B
291982-05-16box - pbpMIN 6 DET 7Terry FeltonThrowing at batters
301982-05-16box - pbpMIN 6 DET 7Billy GardnerArguing Felton's ejection
311982-05-22box - pbpTEX 3 KCA 1Wayne TerwilligerFair/foul call
321982-07-25box - pbpOAK 2 BAL 6Brian KingmanThrowing at Cal Ripken Jr
331982-07-25box - pbpOAK 2 BAL 6Billy MartinThrowing at Cal Ripken Jr
341982-07-25box - pbpOAK 2 BAL 6Charlie MetroThrowing at Cal Ripken Jr
351982-08-20box - pbpBOS 3 OAK 4Dennis EckersleyChecked swing
361982-08-20box - pbpBOS 3 OAK 4Rick MillerChecked swing
371982-08-24box - pbpDET 0 OAK 3Billy MartinCall at 2B
381982-08-24box - pbpDET 0 OAK 3Charlie MetroCall at 2B
391982-08-24box - pbpDET 0 OAK 3Dwayne MurphyCall at 2B
401982-09-01box - pbpTEX 7 KCA 3Jose MartinezArguing call from previous inning
411982-09-14box - pbpMIL 6 DET 3Enos CabellBalls and strikes
421983-05-08box - pbpCAL 1 DET 5Bob ClearBalk non-call
431983-08-07box - pbpCAL 4 SEA 3Del CrandallCall at 2B
441983-08-07box - pbpCAL 4 SEA 3Tony BernazardCall at 2B
451983-08-13box - pbpCLE 3 TEX 4Pat CorralesCall at 1B
461984-05-18box - pbpOAK 4 DET 8Ron SchuelerBalls and strikes
471984-08-06box - pbpDET 2 BOS 10Sparky AndersonBalls and strikes from bench
481985-04-11box - pbpCLE 10 DET 11Brett ButlerCalled third strike
491985-05-13box - pbpKCA 5 BAL 2Gary RoenickeBalls and strikes
501985-05-13box - pbpKCA 5 BAL 2Joe AltobelliBalls and strikes
511985-06-02box - pbpSEA 7 NYA 6Chuck CottierChecked swing
521985-06-07box - pbpSEA 6 CLE 4Pat CorralesCall at 1B
531985-09-15box - pbpBAL 1 DET 4Lee LacyBalls and strikes
541986-05-16box - pbpMIN 6 MIL 7Ray MillerChecked swing
551986-06-10box - pbpSEA 5 KCA 9Ken PhelpsCalled third strike
561986-09-10box - pbpOAK 6 CHA 2Ozzie GuillenBalls and strikes
571986-09-18box - pbpKCA 3 CAL 18Bob BooneCalled third strike
581986-09-22box - pbpTEX 2 SEA 0Dick WilliamsBalls and strikes
591986-10-01box - pbpOAK 9 TEX 7Tony La RussaBalls and strikes
601987-04-08box - pbpCLE 1 TOR 5George BellBalls and strikes
611987-07-01box - pbpOAK 3 CHA 5Jim FregosiChecked swing
621987-07-10box - pbpBOS 7 SEA 4Joe SambitoBalls and strikes
631987-09-23box - pbpTEX 2 MIN 4Larry ParrishCall at 1B
641987-09-28box - pbpBAL 3 DET 0Cal RipkenCalled third strike
651987-10-01box - pbpBAL 5 DET 9Cal RipkenCall at 1B
661988-04-08box - pbpTOR 3 MIN 6Jimy WilliamsBalls and strikes
671988-05-04box - pbpNYA 4 KCA 3John CandelariaBalls and strikes (Leaving mound after inning)
681988-06-28box - pbpTOR 0 BAL 7Jimy WilliamsHR call (Reversed)
691990-06-23box - pbpDET 9 CAL 4Doug RaderCall at 1B
701991-08-13box - pbpCAL 8 MIN 3Shawn AbnerCall at HP
711991-08-20box - pbpMIL 1 TOR 3Tom TrebelhornCall at 2B
721992-05-19box - pbpCAL 4 NYA 5Mike FitzgeraldCall at 2B
731992-05-19box - pbpCAL 4 NYA 5Buck RodgersCall at 2B
741992-09-01box - pbpNYA 7 MIL 1Mel HallChecked swing
751992-10-03box - pbpMIL 3 OAK 10Rich GossageBench jockeying
761993-05-16box - pbpKCA 4 CAL 2David ConeCall at HP
771993-05-16box - pbpKCA 4 CAL 2Hal McRaeCall at HP
781993-05-25box - pbpMIL 2 TOR 4Darrin JacksonBalls and strikes
791993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5David SeguiBench-clearing brawl
801993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Alan MillsBench-clearing brawl
811993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Bill HaselmanBench-clearing brawl
821993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Norm CharltonBench-clearing brawl
831993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Chris BosioBench-clearing brawl
841993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Mackey SasserBench-clearing brawl
851993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Rick SutcliffeBench-clearing brawl
861993-06-06box - pbpSEA 2 BAL 5Lou PiniellaBench-clearing brawl
871993-09-06box - pbpBOS 3 CHA 1George BellCharging mound after HBP
881993-09-06box - pbpBOS 3 CHA 1Jack McDowellBalls and strikes
891993-09-19box - pbpBOS 8 NYA 3Buck ShowalterArguing that batter ran into a bunt
901995-08-25box - pbpMIN 3 MIL 6Kirby PuckettCalled third strike
911996-08-26box - pbpNYA 1 SEA 2Lou PiniellaFan interference call
921997-05-25box - pbpOAK 6 MIN 7Jose CansecoBalls and strikes
931997-08-15box - pbpTOR 4 CLE 5Mike HargroveFair/foul call on HR
941997-09-07box - pbpOAK 9 KCA 4Chili DavisCalled third strike
951998-05-05box - pbpTBA 2 KCA 4Kevin StockerClaiming time had been called before pitch
961998-05-25box - pbpKCA 6 ANA 4Terry CollinsBalls and strikes
971999-07-25box - pbpSEA 4 MIN 3Lou PiniellaCall at 3B (Appeal play)
981999-07-25box - pbpSEA 4 MIN 3Lou PiniellaCall at 3B (Appeal play)
991999-08-14box - pbpSEA 2 BOS 13Lou PiniellaCall at HP
1001999-09-01box - pbpMIN 0 TOR 4Tom KellyBalls and strikes
100 ejection(s).