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Sam MertesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1896-1906 MLB Years: 1896-1906
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World Series Champion
PositionsOF-974, 2B-138, 1B-40, SS-29, C-3, P-1, 3B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSamuel Blair Mertes
Height6-0Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 6,1872PlaceSan Francisco,California
Death DateMarch 11,1945 [72.217]
MLB DebutJune 30,1896 [23.328]
OrganizationsNY1 [4] CHN [3] CHA [2] PHI [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15312Retrosheet IDmerts101MLBAM ID118982
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on October 4,1904
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed98Power48Contact60XBH76RBIs58Runs66Hitting70Durability83Team.560Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphiof233714320344401419081024000.238.288.322.610468157.256.084.273.2915.106.371.250.000.0023.53
1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchnof258326945804814727034067000.297.388.383.77110313316.295.086.312.38010.760.000.000.32269.0016.25
1899Chicago OrphansNLMLBchnof26117426831271316981450330015000.298.349.467.81619938474.283.169.352.3806.960.000.001.9047.3329.92
1900Chicago OrphansNLMLBchnof2712748172142254760380420322000.295.356.407.76319636548.285.112.279.3637.660.000.001.2868.7125.35
1901Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2b28137545941511617598460520620000.277.347.396.74321638623.270.119.299.3518.350.000.000.80109.0025.17
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBchaof291294976014023717946037028000.282.334.362.69618031544.280.080.247.3356.800.000.000.18497.0022.14
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of3013851710014532147104450610311000.280.360.437.79722653592.271.157.362.37510.300.000.001.1873.8636.55
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of31148532831472811478470540322000.276.346.393.73920943611.271.117.306.3548.840.000.000.65133.0029.25
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of321505518115427175108520560515000.279.351.417.76823049627.273.138.334.3698.930.000.000.80110.2031.82
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny1-of337125337609613321029036000.237.323.332.6558416291.234.095.292.3249.970.000.000.34253.0026.67
1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-of335319120477401910016009000.246.304.325.6296211216.246.079.215.3097.410.000.000.000.0023.40
1906Totals for NL-NL         124444571071610152310450315000.241.315.329.64414627507.239.088.259.3188.880.000.000.20444.0025.23
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1190440569512271881084072139604221033139000.279.346.398.74417513364999.273.119.305.0008.440.200.020.80110.1327.38
New York Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5071853301506964817323165020001454000.273.348.404.7527491612121.266.131.328.0009.430.000.000.80109.0031.82
Chicago Orphans Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter327117620034942281718811001090944000.297.361.423.784498871338.286.126.313.0008.150.000.001.2769.1824.93
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter266104215429139246177920890828000.279.341.380.721396691167.275.101.274.0007.630.000.000.51173.6723.71
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5319120477401910016009000.246.304.325.6296211216.246.079.215.0007.410.000.000.000.0023.40
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3714320344401419081024000.238.288.322.610468157.256.084.273.0005.106.371.250.000.0023.53
Average MLB - Per 162 games162600951672615598540571419000.279.346.398.74423846681.273.119.305.0008.440.200.020.80110.1327.38

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBchaRel29101.1310100108.06210000000.756.75------0.001.0002.67
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.1310100108.06210000000.756.75------0.001.0000.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101.1310100108.06210000000.756.75------0.001.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings2801.132802800280220.016555280000000.756.75------0.001.0000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF35--8539-9788.9072.51------3794.626.9
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23SS1--12-1331.0003.00------372.70.8
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi232B1---------------372.70.8
1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn25OF60--9713156125110.8801.83------8372.340.0
1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn25SS14--1923744942.8573.00------8316.99.3
1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn252B4--1117563328.8487.00------834.82.7
1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn251B2--1---111.0000.50------832.41.3
1899Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn26OF108--19720184235217.9232.01------11792.373.0
1899Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn261B3--244243028.9339.33------1172.62.0
1899Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn26SS1--231165.8335.00------1170.90.7
1900Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn27OF88--18013164209193.9232.19------12769.362.9
1900Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn271B33--340171016367357.97310.82------12726.023.6
1900Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn27SS7--1219223331.9394.43------1275.55.0
1901Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282B132--3373964754780733.9405.55------13796.497.1
1901Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF5--20---20201.0004.00------1373.63.7
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF120--22326215270249.9222.08------12993.089.6
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29SS5--1715-232321.0006.40------1293.93.7
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29C2--3-1-43.7501.50------1291.61.5
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P1---------------1290.80.7
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha293B1--411-65.8335.00------1290.80.7
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B1--162197.7787.00------1290.80.7
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha291B1--101-111111.00011.00------1290.80.7
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny130OF137--2652485297289.9732.11------13899.398.6
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny1301B1--9-1-109.9009.00------1380.70.7
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny130C1---1--111.0001.00------1380.70.7
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny131OF147--24417121273261.9561.78------14899.396.1
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny131SS1--42--661.0006.00------1480.70.7
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny132OF150--23010103250240.9601.60------150100.098.0
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny133OF71--119104-133129.9701.82------71100.046.7
1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33OF53--77410-9181.8901.53------53100.035.3
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF974--17371401232820001877.9391.93------9740.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B138--3494195461822768.9345.57------1380.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B40--384221321419406.96910.15------400.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS29--55641010129119.9224.10------290.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C3--311-54.8001.33------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--411-65.8335.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1896Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---11----35-
1898Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn25--2414----60-
1899Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn26--3-1----108-
1900Chicago OrphansNLMLBchn27--33-7----88-
1901Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---132-----5-
1902Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29121151---120-
1903New York GiantsNLMLBny130-11------137-
1904New York GiantsNLMLBny131----1----147-
1905New York GiantsNLMLBny132---------150-
1906New York GiantsNLMLBny133---------71-
1906St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33---------53-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1905New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB32517231002002500000.176.263.235.4984119.250.059.17610.5326.322.500.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs517231002002500000.176.263.235.4984119.250.059.17610.5326.322.500.000.0033.33

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2006-07-13TradeTraded by Giants with Doc Marshall to Cardinals for Spike Shannon. 
1903-01-01Jumped teams to Giants from White Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.