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Merritt RanewTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1969 MLB Years: 1962-1969
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PositionsC-144, 1B-9, OF-3, 3B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMerritt Thomas Ranew
Height5-10Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 10,1938PlaceAlbany,Georgia
Death DateOctober 18,2011 [73.161]
High SchoolLee County (Leesburg,GA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the Milwaukee Braves.
MLB DebutApril 13,1962 [23.338]
OrganizationsCHN [2] CAL [1] HOU [1] MLN [1] SE1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16929Retrosheet IDranem101MLBAM ID120928
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Houston Colt .45s from the Milwaukee Braves in the 1961 NL expansion draft (#17 Pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed32Power42Contact46XBH39RBIs43Runs51Hitting51Durability33Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou7c247121826516842422144332252.234.287.390.6778518239.272.156.220.2915.8617.993.071.6754.5035.29
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7c25781541852813151093220113.338.380.461.8417112166.408.123.188.3725.4219.283.561.8151.3323.08
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7c261633030001002610001.091.167.091.2583036.111.000.061.1335.5616.673.000.000.000.00
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb8c26917120000010300000.118.118.118.2362017.143.000-.059.1050.0017.650.000.000.000.00
1964Totals for NL-NL         2550150001012910001.100.151.100.2515053.122.000.020.1243.7716.984.500.000.000.00
1965California AngelsALMLBcal19c2741911219401100072202203.209.260.286.546265102.257.077.154.2486.8621.573.140.9891.0026.32
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse126c3154811120200400101401034.247.330.272.60222292.299.025.148.27310.8715.221.400.000.0010.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter269594681472098543342120655913.247.301.352.65320937652.295.105.175.0006.4418.402.861.2374.2525.17
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7121826516842422144332252.234.287.390.6778518239.272.156.220.0005.8617.993.071.6754.5035.29
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9418718558131610113830114.294.342.396.7387412202.354.102.166.0005.4518.813.451.4962.3321.82
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41911219401100072202203.209.260.286.546265102.257.077.154.0006.8621.573.140.9891.0026.32
Seattle Pilots Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54811120200400101401034.247.330.272.60222292.299.025.148.00010.8715.221.400.000.0010.00
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter917120000010300000.118.118.118.2362017.143.000-.059.0000.0017.650.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162358418912553322257243358.247.301.352.65312622393.295.105.175.0006.4418.402.861.2374.2525.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou24C58--3573581400392.9806.76-----147181.736.3
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C37--1381234153150.9804.05-----77847.422.8
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251B9--757-1082821.0009.11------7811.55.6
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26C9--428--50501.0005.56-----11656.35.6
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26C3--112--13131.0004.33------933.31.9
1965California AngelsALMLBcal27C24--787118685.9883.54-----34158.514.8
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse131C13--603226563.9694.85-6-100.035424.18.0
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse131OF3--2---221.0000.67------545.61.9
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse1313B1---1--111.0001.00------541.90.6
MLB Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C144--68667148767753.9825.23-6-100.0281440.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--757-1082821.0009.11------90.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou24-58---------
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-379--------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-9---------
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26-3---------
1965California AngelsALMLBcal27-24---------
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse131-13---1---3-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1964-06-08TradeTraded by Cubs with Cash to Braves for Len Gabrielson. 
1963-03-28TradeTraded by Astros with Dick LeMay and Hal Haydel to Cubs for Danny Murphy and Dave Gerard. 
1961-10-10Selected by Astros from Braves in expansion draft. 
1957-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.