Merlin Henry Kopp
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8", Weight 158 lb.
- Debut August 2, 1915
- Final Game September 29, 1919
- Born January 2, 1892 in Toledo, OH USA
- Died May 6, 1960 in Sacramento, CA USA
Merlin Kopp was an outfielder 18 years 1911 to 1928, three in the Major Leagues and 18 in the minors. He was a World War I Veteran. He played for the Washington Senators and the Philadelphia Athletics from 1915 to 1919. Led his league (minors) five times in stolen bases - once in the Pacific Coast League (1923). For over 30 years he was a warehouseman for a wholesale hardware company. He died at age 68 from a heart attack at his home and is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery in Sacramento, CA.
- SB Titles
- 1913 Canadian League 63, also led the league in Runs with 104.
- 1915 Canadian League 42
- 1916 International League 59
- 1917 International League 57
- 1923 Pacific Coast League 80
He is one of only two major leaguers to have been named "Merlin", the other one being Merlin Nippert.