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Fred Merkle

Carl Frederick Rudolf Merkle (Bonehead)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 20, 1888 in Watertown, Wisconsin, US
Died: March 2, 1956 in Daytona Beach, Florida, US
High School: Toledo HS (Toledo, OH)

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Register 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
1906 17 -7.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-C 85 314 314 76
1906 17 -7.3 Tecumseh SMIL D 85 314 76 .242
1906 17 -8.1 Newark OHPA C
1907 18 -6.8 Tecumseh SMIL D 106 376 102 14 8 6 .271 .399 150
1907 18 -10.2 New York NL MLB NYG 15 49 47 0 12 1 0 0 5 0 1 7 .255 .271 .277 .547 13 0 1
1908 19 -9.3 New York NL MLB NYG 38 47 41 6 11 2 1 1 7 0 4 9 .268 .333 .439 .772 18 0 2
1909 20 All-Stars CMLS Fgn 5 20 19 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 6 .158 .158 .158 .316 3 1 0
1909 20 -7.2 New York NL MLB NYG 79 257 236 15 45 9 1 0 20 8 16 46 .191 .245 .237 .482 56 1 4
1910 21 -6.1 New York NL MLB NYG 144 572 506 75 148 35 14 4 70 23 44 59 .292 .353 .441 .793 223 3 19
1911 22 -5.0 New York NL MLB NYG 149 604 541 80 153 24 10 12 84 49 43 60 .283 .342 .431 .773 233 6 14
1912 23 -4.0 New York NL MLB NYG 129 537 479 82 148 22 6 11 88 37 42 70 .309 .374 .449 .823 215 8 8
1913 24 -3.4 New York NL MLB NYG 153 617 563 78 147 30 12 3 69 35 18 41 60 .261 .315 .373 .688 210 3 10
1914 25 -2.3 New York NL MLB NYG 146 572 512 71 132 25 7 7 63 23 52 80 .258 .327 .375 .702 192 1 7
1915 26 -1.6 New York NL MLB NYG 140 557 505 52 151 25 3 4 62 20 15 36 39 .299 .348 .384 .732 194 2 14
1916 27 -0.7 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-BRO 135 527 470 51 111 20 3 7 46 19 40 50 .236 .308 .336 .644 158 9 8
1916 27 -0.7 New York NL MLB NYG 112 449 401 45 95 19 3 7 44 17 33 46 .237 .308 .352 .659 141 8 7
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
1916 27 -0.7 Brooklyn NL MLB BRO 23 78 69 6 16 1 0 0 2 2 7 4 .232 .312 .246 .558 17 1 1
1917 28 0.3 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-BRO 148 616 557 66 147 31 9 3 57 13 42 61 .264 .320 .368 .688 205 4 13
1917 28 0.3 Brooklyn NL MLB BRO 2 8 8 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .250 .375 2 0 0
1917 28 0.3 Chicago NL MLB CHC 146 608 549 65 146 30 9 3 57 13 42 60 .266 .323 .370 .692 203 4 13
1918 29 0.8 Chicago NL MLB CHC 129 541 482 55 143 25 5 3 65 21 35 36 .297 .349 .388 .737 187 4 20
1919 30 1.6 Chicago NL MLB CHC 133 545 498 52 133 20 6 3 62 20 33 35 .267 .315 .349 .665 174 2 12
1920 31 2.7 Chicago NL MLB CHC 92 367 330 33 94 20 4 3 38 3 5 24 32 .285 .335 .397 .732 131 1 12
1921 32 5.4 Rochester IL AA 163 636 216 45 20 4 .340 .492 313
1922 33 6.1 Rochester IL AA 163 631 219 41 10 7 .347 .477 301
1923 34 6.2 Rochester IL AA 165 630 217 54 13 19 .344 .562 354
1924 35 6.2 Rochester IL AA 153 559 196 37 9 22 .351 .567 317
1925 36 8.0 Rochester IL AA 55 215 67 13 2 6 .312 .474 102
1925 36 7.4 New York AL MLB NYY 7 16 13 4 5 1 0 0 4 1 0 1 1 .385 .429 .462 .890 6 0 2
1926 37 8.5 New York AL MLB NYY 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
1927 38 9.6 Reading IL AA CHC 38 101 31 3 0 4 .307 .455 46
MLB (16 seasons) MLB 1638 6426 5782 720 1580 290 81 61 740 272 38 454 645 .273 .331 .383 .714 2215 44 146
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 928 3462 3462 1124 207 62 68 1583
All Levels (22 Seasons) 2571 9908 9263 720 2707 497 143 129 742 273 40 454 651 3801 44 147 0
D (2 seasons) Minors 191 690 690 178 14 8 6 .258 150
AA (6 seasons) Minors 737 2772 2772 946 193 54 62 .341 .517 1433
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1921 32 7.8 Rochester IL AA 1

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1907 18 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 15 112.0 136 122 7 7 4 .949 10.37 8.60
1908 19 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 11 42.0 61 60 1 0 2 1.000 13.07 5.55
1908 19 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 1 7.0 4 2 2 0 1 1.000 5.14 4.00
1908 19 New York NL MLB NYG 3B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1908 19 New York NL MLB NYG LF 2
1908 19 New York NL MLB NYG OF 5 14.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.93 0.60
1908 19 New York NL MLB NYG RF 3
1909 20 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 70 538.0 668 625 27 16 29 .976 10.91 9.31
1909 20 New York NL MLB NYG 2B 1 8.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.50 4.00
1910 21 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 144 1280.0 1503 1390 84 29 87 .981 10.36 10.24
1911 22 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 148 1280.0 1514 1375 117 22 73 .985 10.49 10.08
1912 23 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 129 1133.0 1328 1229 72 27 77 .980 10.33 10.09
1913 24 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 153 1389.0 1561 1463 76 22 86 .986 9.97 10.06
1914 25 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 146 1274.0 1567 1463 88 16 80 .990 10.96 10.62
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1915 26 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 110 959.0 1189 1123 53 13 62 .989 11.04 10.69
1915 26 New York NL MLB NYG CF 27
1915 26 New York NL MLB NYG LF 1
1915 26 New York NL MLB NYG OF 30 263.0 75 68 5 2 1 .973 2.50 2.43
1915 26 New York NL MLB NYG RF 5
1916 27 2 Teams NL MLB NYG-BRO 1B 127 1103.0 1392 1309 62 21 64 .985 11.19 10.80
1916 27 New York NL MLB NYG 1B 112 988.0 1261 1183 58 20 61 .984 11.30 11.08
1916 27 Brooklyn NL MLB BRO 1B 15 115.0 131 126 4 1 3 .992 10.17 8.67
1916 27 Brooklyn NL MLB BRO OF 4 25.0 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 2.16 1.50
1917 28 2 Teams NL MLB CHC-BRO 1B 142 1267.0 1531 1438 67 26 85 .983 10.69 10.60
1917 28 Brooklyn NL MLB BRO 1B 2 18.0 24 23 1 0 1 1.000 12.00 12.00
1917 28 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 140 1249.0 1507 1415 66 26 84 .983 10.67 10.58
1917 28 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 6 47.0 17 15 2 0 1 1.000 3.26 2.83
1918 29 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 129 1167.0 1485 1388 82 15 75 .990 11.34 11.40
1919 30 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 132 1188.0 1573 1494 56 23 74 .985 11.74 11.74
1919 30 Chicago NL MLB CHC 2B 1 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1920 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1B 85 766.0 975 906 54 15 52 .985 11.28 11.29
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1920 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC LF 1
1920 31 Chicago NL MLB CHC OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1921 32 Rochester IL AA 1B 153 1523 1438 58 27 .982 9.78
1922 33 Rochester IL AA 1B 163 1600 1499 76 25 .984 9.66
1923 34 Rochester IL AA 1B 165 1671 1537 107 27 .984 9.96
1924 35 Rochester IL AA 1B 151 1333 1229 89 15 .989 8.73
1925 36 Rochester IL AA 1B 55 545 518 21 6 .989 9.80
1925 36 New York AL MLB NYY 1B 5 25.0 29 28 1 0 3 1.000 10.44 5.80
1926 37 New York AL MLB NYY 1B 1 4.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 13.50 6.00
1927 38 Reading IL AA CHC 1B 26 272 263 7 2 .993 10.38
MLB (16 seasons) MLB 1B 1547 13527.0 16518 15419 847 252 853 .985 10.82 10.51
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2B 3 18.0 8 3 5 0 1 1.000 4.00 2.67
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 4
MLB (5 seasons) MLB OF 46 351.0 101 91 8 2 2 .980 2.54 2.15
MLB (2 seasons) MLB RF 8
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 1B 713 6944 6484 358 102 .985 9.60
All Levels (21 Seasons) 1B 2260 13527.0 23462 21903 1205 354 853 .985 10.82 10.22
All Levels (3 Seasons) 2B 3 18.0 8 3 5 0 1 1.000 4.00 2.67
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 4
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 46 351.0 101 91 8 2 2 .980 2.54 2.15
All Levels (2 Seasons) RF 8
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1927 38 Reading IL AA CHC 1 of 2
1 Season

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1906 17 Tecumseh Southern Michigan League D
1906 17 Newark Cotton Tops Ohio-Pennsylvania League C
1907 18 Tecumseh Southern Michigan League D
1907 18 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1908 19 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1909 20 All-Stars Cuban-American Major League Clubs Series Fgn
1909 20 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1910 21 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1911 22 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1912 23 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1913 24 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1914 25 New York Giants National League MLB 1
1915 26 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1915-04-14 1915-10-07
1916 27 New York Giants National League MLB 1 1916-04-12 1916-08-26
1916 27 Brooklyn Robins National League MLB 2 1916-08-27 1916-10-05
1917 28 Brooklyn Robins National League MLB 1 1917-04-14 1917-04-16
1917 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 2 1917-04-22 1917-09-30
1918 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1918-04-16 1918-09-02
1919 30 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1919-04-24 1919-09-28
1920 31 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1920-04-28 1920-10-02
1921 32 Rochester Colts International League AA
1922 33 Rochester Tribe International League AA
1923 34 Rochester Tribe International League AA
1924 35 Rochester Tribe International League AA
1925 36 Rochester Tribe International League AA
1925 36 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1925-07-05 1925-07-29
1926 37 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1926-09-26 1926-09-26
1927 38 Reading Keystones International League AA

Sabr ID: 372b4391

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