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Jim Merritt

James Joseph Merritt

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: December 9, 1943 in Altadena, California, US
High School: Edgewood HS (West Covina, CA)

Major League Stats


Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1962 18 -2.9 Erie NYPL D MIN 19 8 .704 3.67 35 26 16 2 223.0 199 100 91 20 96 249 8 2 14 1.323 8.0 0.8 3.9 10.0 2.59
1963 19 -4.0 Charlotte SALL AA MIN 9 12 .429 4.13 34 27 159.0 186 97 73 14 60 125 1.547 10.5 0.8 3.4 7.1 2.08
1964 20 -5.6 Atlanta IL AAA MIN 13 17 .433 2.74 36 29 12 3 200.0 186 76 61 13 61 3 174 3 2 6 1.235 8.4 0.6 2.7 7.8 2.85
1965 21 -4.4 Denver PCL AAA MIN 13 8 .619 3.13 26 24 13 1 190.0 176 82 66 21 46 3 171 0 0 2 1.168 8.3 1.0 2.2 8.1 3.72
1972 28 2.7 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 4 8 .333 4.33 32 20 0 0 3 108.0 122 56 52 14 28 2 80 2 0 3 1.389 10.2 1.2 2.3 6.7 2.86
5 Seasons 58 53 .523 3.51 163 126 41 6 3 880.0 869 411 343 82 291 8 799 13 4 25 1.318 8.9 0.8 3.0 8.2 2.75
D (1 season) D 19 8 .704 3.67 35 26 16 2 223.0 199 100 91 20 96 249 8 2 14 1.323 8.0 0.8 3.9 10.0 2.59
AA (1 season) AA 9 12 .429 4.13 34 27 159.0 186 97 73 14 60 125 1.547 10.5 0.8 3.4 7.1 2.08
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 30 33 .476 3.23 94 73 25 4 3 498.0 484 214 179 48 135 8 425 5 2 11 1.243 8.7 0.9 2.4 7.7 3.15
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1962 18 -2.7 Erie NYPL D MIN 46 102 78 20 17 4 0 0 11 0 0 22 36 .218 .382 .269 .652 21 0 0 2
1963 19 -4.6 Charlotte SALL AA MIN 35 61 59 5 13 4 1 0 6 0 0 2 24 .220 .246 .322 .568 19
1964 20 -6.5 Atlanta IL AAA MIN 41 78 69 6 13 2 0 0 2 0 0 7 32 .188 .263 .217 .481 15 0 2 0
1965 21 -4.7 Denver PCL AAA MIN 27 78 58 6 10 1 0 1 3 0 0 9 28 .172 .279 .241 .521 14 0 10 1
1972 28 3.1 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 35 41 28 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 7 15 .107 .286 .107 .393 3 0 6 0
5 Seasons 184 360 292 38 56 11 1 1 25 0 0 47 135 .192 .301 .247 .548 72 0 18 3
D (1 season) D 46 102 78 20 17 4 0 0 11 0 0 22 36 .218 .382 .269 .652 21 0 0 2
AA (1 season) AA 35 61 59 5 13 4 1 0 6 0 0 2 24 .220 .246 .322 .568 19
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 103 197 155 13 26 3 0 1 8 0 0 23 75 .168 .274 .206 .480 32 0 18 1
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1962 18 Erie NYPL D MIN P 35 41 6 31 4 0 .902 1.06
1964 20 Atlanta IL AAA MIN P 36 42 8 31 3 3 .929 1.08
1965 21 Denver PCL AAA MIN P 26 27 6 18 3 0 .889 0.92
1972 28 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1972 28 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN P 32 21 6 15 0 0 1.000 0.66
4 Seasons 130 132 27 95 10 3 .924 0.94
P (4 seasons) P 129 131 26 95 10 3 .924 0.94
OF (1 season) OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1962 18 Erie Sailors New York-Pennsylvania League D MIN
1963 19 Charlotte Hornets South Atlantic League AA MIN
1964 20 Atlanta Crackers International League AAA MIN
1965 21 Denver Bears Pacific Coast League AAA MIN
1965 21 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1965-08-02 1965-10-02
1966 22 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1966-04-14 1966-09-30
1967 23 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1967-04-14 1967-09-30
1968 24 Minnesota Twins American League MLB MIN 1 1968-04-11 1968-09-29
1969 25 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1969-04-07 1969-09-27
1970 26 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1970-04-06 1970-09-26
1971 27 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1971-04-18 1971-09-26
1972 28 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA CIN
1972 28 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB CIN 1 1972-04-25 1972-05-04
1973 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1973-04-07 1973-09-26
1974 30 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1974-04-07 1974-09-26
1975 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1975-04-12 1975-05-23

Sabr ID: 9f41cc91

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