Sam Mertes

Position
Left Fielder
Years
1896-1906
Hall Rating
38
Next Ballot
Sam Mertes is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2021.
Peak
27%
Longevity
73%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
23.6 6.4 24.8 8.8
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
70 38 0 6 -49 1
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1896 PHI -1.0 -0.5
1898 CHC 0.4 1.6
1899 CHC 1.2 2.8
1900 CHC 0.4 2.4
1901 CHW 1.5 3.6
1902 CHW -0.2 1.7
1903 NYG (SFG) 1.8 3.7
1904 NYG (SFG) 2.1 4.1
1905 NYG (SFG) 1.4 3.5
1906 2 teams -1.1 0.7
1906 NYG (SFG) -0.2 0.8
1906 STL -0.9 -0.1
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