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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Mervyn David John Shea
Stat Years
1927-1944  [mlb] 1927-1944
Height/Weight
5-11 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (407)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
1953-01-27 [52.144]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1927-04-23 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.230)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [4] CHA [4] BOS [1] BRO [1] PHI [1] SLA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17896 ... retro id: sheam102 ... mlbam id: 122090
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1927Detroit TigersALMLBdet-26c---1348551563090071502000.176.239.318.55794279.224.142.0007.4515.962.140.00.0060.0
    1928Detroit TigersALMLBdet-27c---2398582023092291112000.235.316.329.64597285.200.094.0009.2811.341.220.00.0025.0
    1929Detroit TigersALMLBdet-28c---35016223476032421191801000.290.365.383.748182629.216.093.00010.449.890.9554.01.6519.1
    1933Boston Red SoxALMLBbos932c---41656183008004700000.143.200.196.39660113.125.053.0006.6711.671.750.00.0037.5
    1933St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla832c---494279267311112720432603000.262.360.319.6793258913.219.057.00013.238.000.60279.00.3117.8
    1934Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1533c---562176828300501241902000.159.260.176.436202313.148.017.00011.889.410.790.00.0010.7
    1935Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1534c---646122828200130030902000.230.382.246.628154302.262.016.00019.485.840.300.00.007.1
    1936Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1535c---71424330002006501000.125.300.125.4253130.250.000.00019.3516.130.830.00.000.0
    1937Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1536c---82571715100510151000000.211.349.225.57486161.239.014.00017.4411.630.670.00.006.7
    1938Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26,2837c---94812014225001210282000002.183.338.225.563148275.000.042.00018.9213.510.710.00.0022.7
    1939Detroit TigersALMLBdet3038c---1042000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2543c---11715240011004400001.267.421.467.8881971.000.200.00021.0521.051.0015.05.2625.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)4391197105263397511584189145113003.220.327.277.604140033151.218.057.24613.5010.360.77239.40.3619.4
    American League Totals (10 yrs)384106289237347410274157121113000.223.324.280.604123329745.207.057.24912.739.810.77265.50.3219.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)5513516265011310322400003.193.347.252.599167346.304.059.22719.1614.370.75135.00.6023.1
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)14739326746002511754305000.188.318.204.522473806.206.016.21115.869.090.570.00.008.1
    Detroit Tigers Totals (4 yrs)127334368214634243354515000.246.319.350.66937511723.213.104.2769.3312.001.29111.30.8028.0
    St. Louis Browns Totals (1 yrs)94279267311112720432603000.262.360.319.6793258913.219.057.28613.238.000.60279.00.3117.8
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)4812014225001210282000002.183.338.225.563148275.283.042.22018.9213.510.710.00.0022.7
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)1656183008004700000.143.200.196.39660113.125.053.1636.6711.671.750.00.0037.5
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)715240011004400001.267.421.467.8881971.467.200.30021.0521.051.0015.05.2625.0
    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
    1927Detroit TigersALMLB26C3100.0941761117111.9493.600.0020.391.23
    1928Detroit TigersALMLB27C3000.0932462123117.9513.900.0019.576.93
    1929Detroit TigersALMLB28C4600.01573274196189.9644.100.0029.992.03
    1933St. Louis BrownsALMLB32C8500.032860215390388.9954.600.0056.390.41
    1933Boston Red SoxALMLB32C1600.048110259591.0003.700.0010.7100.03
    1934Chicago White SoxALMLB33C6000.02403584283275.9724.600.0039.596.82
    1935Chicago White SoxALMLB34C4300.01613022193191.9904.400.0028.393.52
    1936Chicago White SoxALMLB35C1400.03230035351.0002.500.009.3100.03
    1937Chicago White SoxALMLB36C2500.0912141116112.9664.500.0016.2100.02
    1938Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB37C4700.01491942172168.9773.600.0031.597.92
    1939Detroit TigersALMLB38C400.0101021.5000.300.002.6100.03
    1944Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB43C600.0182102120.9523.300.003.985.74
    MLB Totals - (C)407001412254413314.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1927MLB-31---------
    1928MLB-30---------
    1929MLB-46---------
    1933MLB-101---------
    1934MLB-60---------
    1935MLB-43---------
    1936MLB-14---------
    1937MLB-25---------
    1938MLB-47---------
    1939MLB-4---------
    1944MLB-6---------
    Totals-407---------