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Merv RettenmundTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1980 MLB Years: 1968-1980
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-845, DH-36, 3B-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMervin Weldon Rettenmund
Height5-10Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 6,1943 [75.075]PlaceFlint,Michigan
High SchoolSouthwestern (Detroit,MI)
CollegeBall State University (Muncie,IN)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1964 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing Bonus$15,000Signing ScoutsJim Terrell
MLB DebutApril 14,1968 [24.313]
OrganizationsBAL [6] CAL [3] CIN [2] SDN [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-8
TBC Player ID17055Retrosheet IDrettm101MLBAM ID121083
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power66Contact59XBH61RBIs62Runs49Hitting67Durability49Team.561Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14,47of2531641019502711182011100.297.452.469.92130785.395.172.453.42021.1823.531.112.3532.0036.84
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14of2695190274710342561282804416.247.338.395.7337517226.265.148.321.33212.3912.391.001.7747.5036.17
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14of27106338601091721858137385934218.322.394.544.93818437385.346.222.352.4149.8715.321.554.6818.7833.94
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14of281414918115623411751568760443213.318.422.448.87022038589.343.130.326.39814.7710.190.691.8744.6424.36
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14of-of291023014070102621644137040010.233.325.339.66410218346.248.106.249.31111.8510.690.901.7350.1725.71
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14of30953215984172944112573846244.262.378.411.78913228390.272.149.355.36014.629.740.672.3135.6733.33
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of318020830456062851373923217.216.337.332.6696912252.236.116.313.31814.6815.481.052.3834.6726.67
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26of329318824456121950352201236.239.356.314.670599226.259.075.287.31615.499.730.630.8894.0020.00
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16of338614016327021141292303003.229.361.321.682459172.261.092.321.33016.8613.370.791.1670.0028.13
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn16of3410712623366141712332814222.286.432.444.8765611166.333.158.413.39319.8816.870.852.4131.5030.56
1978California AngelsALMLBcal8of-dh355010816295111403301321103.269.433.361.794397142.295.092.343.37721.139.150.430.70108.0024.14
1979California AngelsALMLBcal8dh-of3635767202011010111411113.263.360.329.68925390.306.066.224.31712.2215.561.271.1176.0015.00
1980California AngelsALMLBcal7dh3724010000001100000.250.400.250.650105.333.000.250.32320.0020.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter10232555393693114166632968284453821836201565.271.381.406.78710371963074.295.135.324.00014.4812.430.862.1538.7128.28
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter57017052774858213502305221269242122312841.284.383.436.8197431452021.305.152.327.00013.3111.970.902.4734.1029.90
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17339654901218471017261244413.227.346.323.66912821478.248.096.301.00015.0612.760.851.6749.5023.33
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter193266396813162853625117225.256.396.380.77610120338.294.124.365.00018.3415.090.821.7844.3329.41
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8718823507122413422832216.266.404.346.7506510237.300.080.293.00017.7211.810.670.8494.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624056211018310521147060363210.271.381.406.78716431487.295.135.324.00014.4812.430.862.1538.7128.28

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25OF23--291--30301.0001.30------3174.214.2
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26OF78--10731-111110.9911.41------9582.148.1
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF93--201651212207.9762.23------10687.757.4
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF134--292774306299.9772.23------14195.084.8
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF98-712174622182180.9891.840.25-----10296.163.6
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF98--174622182180.9891.84------10296.163.6
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF90-720196431203200.9852.220.28-----9594.755.6
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31OF69--1033--1061061.0001.54------8086.342.6
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF61--991-11001001.0001.64------9365.637.7
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin323B1---1--111.0001.00------931.10.6
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33OF43--796218785.9771.98------8650.026.5
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34OF27--30---30301.0001.11------10725.216.7
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn343B1---------------1070.90.6
1978California AngelsALMLBcal35OF22--30-1-3130.9681.36------5044.013.6
1978California AngelsALMLBcal35DH18---------------5036.011.1
1979California AngelsALMLBcal36DH17---------------3548.610.5
1979California AngelsALMLBcal36OF9--6---661.0000.67------3525.75.6
1980California AngelsALMLBcal37DH1---------------250.00.6
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF845-1432152043231215861563.9851.851.09-----8450.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH36---------------360.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25---------23-
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26---------78-
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---------93-
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------134-
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------196-
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------90-
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31---------69-
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-----1---61-
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33---------43-
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34-----1---27-
1978California AngelsALMLBcal35---------2218
1979California AngelsALMLBcal36---------917
1980California AngelsALMLBcal37----------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB2713110001102100000.333.600.333.933105.500.0001.00040.0020.000.500.000.000.00
1970Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB2725220012001000000.400.5001.0001.500516.250.600.80016.670.000.0016.675.0050.00
1971Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB2838021001000300000.250.250.375.625318.400.125.1250.0037.500.000.000.0050.00
1971Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB28727350014000400000.185.185.296.4818127.182.111.1110.0014.810.003.7027.0020.00
1973Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB30311110000003200000.091.286.091.3771014.111.000.27321.4314.290.670.000.000.00
1975Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB3221000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1975Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB3233000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1979California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB3622000000002100000.000.500.000.500004.000.0001.00050.0025.000.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs1125241002108700000.160.364.200.5645133.222.040.40024.2421.210.880.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs1235570026001500000.200.222.371.59313236.179.171.2002.7813.895.005.5617.5028.57

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex40Hitting Coach1627785.47522.03Doug Rader
1984Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex41Hitting Coach1616992.42914.57Doug Rader
1985Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex42Hitting Coach1616299.38528.57Bobby Valentine,Doug Rader
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak46Hitting Coach1629963.611--1Tony La RussaWon World Series (Giants)
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak47Hitting Coach16210359.636--1Tony La RussaLost World Series (Reds)
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn48Hitting Coach1628478.51910.03Greg Riddoch
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn49Hitting Coach1628280.50616.03Greg Riddoch,Jim Riggleman
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn50Hitting Coach16261101.37743.07Jim Riggleman
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn51Hitting Coach1174770.40212.54Jim Riggleman
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn52Hitting Coach1447074.4868.03Bruce Bochy
1996San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn53Hitting Coach1629171.562--1Bruce BochyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn54Hitting Coach1627686.46914.04Bruce Bochy
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn55Hitting Coach1629864.605--1Bruce BochyLost World Series (Yankees)
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn56Hitting Coach1627488.45726.05Bruce Bochy
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl57Hitting Coach1629567.586--1Bobby CoxLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2001Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl58Hitting Coach1628874.543--1Bobby CoxLost in 1st Round (Diamondbacks)
2002Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet59Hitting Coach16155106.34239.05Phil Garner,Luis Pujols-
2006San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn63Hitting Coach1628874.543--2Bruce BochyLost NLDS (Cardinals)
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn64Hitting Coach1638974.5461.53Bud Black
* 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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-06-24Released by Angels. 
1978-03-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1977-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-04-05TradeTraded by Reds to Padres for Rudy Meoli. 
1973-12-04TradeTraded by Orioles with Bill Wood and Junior Kennedy to Reds for Wally Williams and Ross Grimsley. 
1964-11-28ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* 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.