Sam Mertes

Position
Left Fielder
Years
1896-1906
Hall Rating
37
Next Ballot
Sam Mertes is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2022.
Peak
26%
Longevity
74%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
23.1 5.9 24.2 8.6
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
68 38 0 5 -49 0
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1896 PHI -1.0 -0.5
1898 CHC 0.5 1.6
1899 CHC 1.2 2.8
1900 CHC 0.4 2.4
1901 CHW 1.5 3.6
1902 CHW -0.5 1.4
1903 NYG (SFG) 1.7 3.6
1904 NYG (SFG) 2.0 4.0
1905 NYG (SFG) 1.4 3.4
1906 2 teams -1.2 0.7
1906 NYG (SFG) -0.3 0.8
1906 STL -0.9 -0.1
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