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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Mervin Weldon Rettenmund
Stat Years
1968-1980  [mlb] 1968-1980
Height/Weight
5-10 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (845) ... DH (36) ... 3B (2)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1943-06-06 in Flint, Michigan   [77.144]
High School
Southwestern (Detroit,MI)
Colleges
Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Orioles in 1964
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jim Terrell
MLB Debut
1968-04-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.313)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [6] CAL [3] CIN [2] SDN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17055 ... retro id: rettm101 ... mlbam id: 121083
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal14,4725ofL-S-E-P131641019502711182011100.297.452.469.92185307.453.172.39521.1823.531.1132.02.3536.8
    1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1426ofL-S-E-P295190274710342561282804416.247.338.395.7332267517.321.148.26512.3912.391.0047.51.7736.2
    1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1427ofL-S-E-P3106338601091721858137385934218.322.394.544.93838518437.352.222.3469.8715.321.5518.84.6833.9
    1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1428ofL-S-E-P41414918115623411751568760443213.318.422.448.87058922038.326.130.34314.7710.190.6944.61.8724.4
    1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1429of-ofL-S-E-P51023014070102621644137040010.233.325.339.66434610218.249.106.24811.8510.690.9050.21.7325.7
    1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1430ofL-S-E-P6953215984172944112573846244.262.378.411.78939013228.355.149.27214.629.740.6735.72.3133.3
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2631ofL-S-E-P78020830456062851373923217.216.337.332.6692526912.313.116.23614.6815.481.0534.72.3826.7
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2632ofL-S-E-P89318824456121950352201236.239.356.314.670226599.287.075.25915.499.730.6394.00.8820.0
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1633ofL-S-E-P98614016327021141292303003.229.361.321.682172459.321.092.26116.8613.370.7970.01.1628.1
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1634ofL-S-E-P1010712623366141712332814222.286.432.444.8761665611.413.158.33319.8816.870.8531.52.4130.6
    1978California AngelsALMLBcal835of-dhL-S-E-P115010816295111403301321103.269.433.361.794142397.343.092.29521.139.150.43108.00.7024.1
    1979California AngelsALMLBcal836dh-ofL-S-E-P1235767202011010111411113.263.360.329.68990253.224.066.30612.2215.561.2776.01.1115.0
    1980California AngelsALMLBcal737dhL-S-E-P1324010000001100000.250.400.250.650510.250.000.33320.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)10232555393693114166632968284453821836201565.271.381.406.78730741037196.324.135.29514.4812.430.8638.72.1528.3
    American League Totals (9 yrs)65718933005358914522545324311270152514947.283.386.427.8132258808155.324.144.30513.7711.960.8736.42.3029.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)3666629315825214751541341123116618.239.366.346.71281622941.326.107.26616.4213.730.8447.31.7226.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (6 yrs)57017052774858213502305221269242122312841.284.383.436.8192021743145.327.152.30513.3111.970.9034.12.4729.9
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)193266396813162853625117225.256.396.380.77633810120.365.124.29418.3415.090.8244.31.7829.4
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)17339654901218471017261244413.227.346.323.66947812821.301.096.24815.0612.760.8549.51.6723.3
    California Angels Totals (3 yrs)8718823507122413422832216.266.404.346.7502376510.293.080.30017.7211.810.6794.00.8420.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1968Baltimore OriolesALMLB25OF230166.02910030301.0001.300.1814.274.28
    1969Baltimore OriolesALMLB26OF780467.0107310111110.9911.400.2448.182.14
    1970Baltimore OriolesALMLB27OF930742.0201651212207.9762.200.2857.487.74
    1971Baltimore OriolesALMLB28OF13401,171.0292774306299.9772.200.2684.895.02
    1972Baltimore OriolesALMLB29OF980712.0174622182180.9891.800.2563.696.15
    1972Baltimore OriolesALMLB29OF980712.0174622182180.9891.800.2563.696.15
    1973Baltimore OriolesALMLB30OF900720.2196431203200.9852.200.2855.694.74
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31OF690497.11033001061061.0001.500.2142.686.35
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLB323B102.00100111.0001.000.500.61.16
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32OF610419.1991011001001.0001.600.2437.765.64
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLB33OF430270.1796218785.9772.000.3126.550.06
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLB343B101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.910
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLB34OF270170.03000030301.0001.100.1816.725.26
    1978California AngelsALMLB35OF220144.0300103130.9681.400.2113.644.06
    1978California AngelsALMLB35DH1800.0000000.0000.000.0011.136.02
    1979California AngelsALMLB36OF9054.06000661.0000.700.115.625.77
    1979California AngelsALMLB36DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.548.64
    1980California AngelsALMLB37DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.650.010
    MLB Totals - (3B)203010011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)84506,244152043231212.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)3600000000.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1968MLB---------23-
    1969MLB---------78-
    1970MLB---------93-
    1971MLB---------134-
    1972MLB---------196-
    1973MLB---------90-
    1974MLB---------69-
    1975MLB----1----61-
    1976MLB---------43-
    1977MLB----1----27-
    1978MLB---------2218
    1979MLB---------917
    1980MLB----------1
    Totals----2----84536