CF David 'Pilgrim' Merchant #9
Age: 32 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Normal
06/13/1932
CF DAVID 'PILGRIM' MERCHANT #9 - AGE: 32 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
59 224 58 9 3 1 19 17 28 .259 .305 .339 2 0.8
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
06/12/1932 @ MON Win, 6-3 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
06/11/1932 @ MON Loss, 2-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
06/10/1932 @ NYS Loss, 2-3 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
06/09/1932 @ NYS Loss, 5-8 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
06/08/1932 @ NYS Loss, 4-7 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
06/07/1932 @ NYS Loss, 4-10 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
06/05/1932 @ CHC Loss, 1-5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
06/04/1932 CHC Loss, 3-6 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
06/03/1932 CHC Win, 4-2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
06/02/1932 CHC Win, 4-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
PERSONALITY
Birthday:10/05/1899
Born in:Mayflower, AR
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:180 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Extremely Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$11,875
Signed Through:1932 Season
Major Service:10 Years, 45 Days
Service This Yr:63 Days
40-Man Service:6 Years, 123 Days
Pro Service:11 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:1920, 1st Pick in Round 1
FEDERALLY ALIGNED BASEBALL LEAGUES 1932 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 59 224 58 9 3 1 19 24 17 28 .259 .305 .339 .644 .291 .080 81
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 57 246 0 1 0 3 0 5 76 13 2 1 66.7 24.2 3.73 .8  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   86 17 3 2 1 9 7 6 13 3 0 0 .198 .242 .314 .556
Versus Right   138 41 6 1 0 10 17 11 15 2 0 0 .297 .344 .355 .699
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Last Week   23 7 0 1 0 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 .304 .360 .391 .751
April   69 16 3 0 1 9 8 4 10 2 0 0 .232 .267 .319 .586
May   116 31 6 2 0 9 14 11 12 3 0 0 .267 .323 .353 .677
June   39 11 0 1 0 1 2 2 6 0 0 0 .282 .317 .333 .650
Spring Training   51 24 3 2 2 13 10 9 3 0 0 0 .471 .550 .725 1.275
Last Year   598 151 22 12 4 83 63 55 74 3 1 0 .253 .314 .349 .664
2 Years Ago   550 164 33 11 8 64 87 47 68 4 8 1 .298 .352 .442 .794
Career   6009 1842 308 174 92 845 951 541 488 40 52 16 .307 .363 .462 .825
Home   117 31 6 2 0 10 15 8 14 2 0 0 .265 .307 .350 .658
Road   107 27 3 1 1 9 9 9 14 3 0 0 .252 .303 .327 .630
Grass   224 58 9 3 1 19 24 17 28 5 0 0 .259 .305 .339 .644
Day   224 58 9 3 1 19 24 17 28 5 0 0 .259 .305 .339 .644
As Starter   222 58 9 3 1 19 24 17 27 5 0 0 .261 .307 .342 .650
As Reliever / Substitution   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Pinch Hitting   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Close/Late   48 13 0 0 0 4 3 4 7 2 0 0 .271 .315 .271 .586
Inning 1-3   71 18 5 2 0 7 7 2 6 2 0 0 .254 .267 .380 .647
Inning 4-6   82 24 2 1 1 7 11 8 9 0 0 0 .293 .356 .378 .734
Inning 7-9   64 15 2 0 0 3 6 7 12 1 0 0 .234 .306 .266 .571
Extra Innings   7 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .143 .111 .143 .254
0 Outs   70 20 4 1 0 2 14 5 4 2 0 0 .286 .325 .371 .696
1 Outs   74 16 2 1 0 5 5 5 14 3 0 0 .216 .256 .270 .526
2 Outs   80 22 3 1 1 12 5 7 10 0 0 0 .275 .333 .375 .708
Scoring Position   61 13 1 1 0 17 1 7 7 5 0 0 .213 .274 .262 .536
Bases Empty   113 27 7 2 0 0 16 6 16 0 0 0 .239 .277 .336 .614
Runner on 1st   50 18 1 0 1 2 7 4 5 0 0 0 .360 .407 .440 .847
Runner on 2nd   20 6 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 .300 .364 .300 .664
Runner on 3rd   6 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Runner on 1st & 2nd   13 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 .077 .200 .077 .277
Runner on 1st & 3rd   10 3 1 0 0 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 .300 .333 .400 .733
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   5 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .200 .286 .200 .486
Bases Loaded   7 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .091
Two Strikes   112 22 1 2 1 7 10 7 28 2 0 0 .196 .240 .268 .508
First Pitch   28 5 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 .179 .200 .250 .450
Count 0-1   8 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .500 .875
Count 0-2   6 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 .167 .143 .167 .310
Count 1-0   18 6 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833
Count 1-1   29 14 2 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 .483 .467 .552 1.018
Count 1-2   35 5 0 1 0 1 1 0 10 0 0 0 .143 .143 .200 .343
Count 2-0   6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333
Count 2-1   16 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .188 .176 .188 .364
Count 2-2   34 8 1 0 0 1 2 0 8 1 0 0 .235 .229 .265 .493
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   7 4 2 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 .571 .750 .857 1.607
Full Count   37 8 0 1 1 4 6 7 8 0 0 0 .216 .341 .351 .692
Behind in Count   49 9 1 1 0 3 2 0 12 1 0 0 .184 .180 .245 .425
Ahead in Count   47 14 5 0 0 7 9 9 0 1 0 0 .298 .404 .404 .808
Batting 2nd   21 4 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 0 0 0 .190 .261 .190 .451
Batting 5th   6 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 .167 .250 .167 .417
Batting 6th   55 18 0 3 0 4 6 4 9 1 0 0 .327 .367 .436 .803
Batting 7th   140 35 9 0 1 14 13 10 15 3 0 0 .250 .294 .336 .630
Batting 9th   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Low Leverage   97 21 5 1 0 6 9 7 13 2 0 0 .216 .264 .289 .553
Medium Leverage   83 30 4 2 1 8 12 6 8 1 0 0 .361 .400 .494 .894
High Leverage   43 7 0 0 0 5 3 4 6 2 0 0 .163 .224 .163 .387
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1922 Philadelphia - FABL 22 142 570 170 25 15 16 97 85 38 2 3 72 4 14 .298 .343 .479 .822 125 126 5.0
1923 Philadelphia - FABL 23 154 623 210 35 20 12 77 111 48 1 5 42 12 9 .337 .383 .515 .898 158 158 9.7
1924 Philadelphia - FABL 24 83 328 109 20 7 7 53 50 44 4 2 11 13 14 .332 .415 .500 .915 165 172 5.1
1925 Philadelphia - FABL 25 138 578 198 32 27 15 91 94 55 1 3 18 9 12 .343 .399 .569 .968 165 164 8.3
1926 Philadelphia - FABL 26 150 612 190 24 14 4 79 88 70 2 7 27 16 17 .310 .379 .415 .794 125 126 5.7
1927 Philadelphia - FABL 27 150 622 197 28 22 13 110 107 39 2 3 27 14 12 .317 .357 .495 .853 141 140 6.4
1928 Philadelphia - FABL 28 153 650 177 32 21 5 88 104 68 2 4 61 20 16 .272 .341 .409 .750 116 115 4.8
1929 Philadelphia - FABL 29 151 654 218 48 22 7 84 138 60 1 1 60 14 12 .333 .390 .506 .896 140 140 7.8
1930 Philadelphia - FABL 30 133 550 164 33 11 8 64 87 47 1 4 68 11 10 .298 .352 .442 .794 110 110 4.0
1931 Philadelphia - FABL 31 153 598 151 22 12 4 83 63 55 0 3 74 8 5 .253 .314 .349 .664 90 90 2.9
1932 Philadelphia - FABL 32 59 224 58 9 3 1 19 24 17 0 5 28 2 1 .259 .305 .339 .644 75 81 0.8
Total FABL 1466 6009 1842 308 174 92 845 951 541 16 40 488 123 122 .307 .363 .462 .825 130 131 60.5
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1918 Chicago - COL 18 51 198 68 12 7 6 47 39 20 4 3 16 5 6 .343 .409 .566 .975 148 150 1.4
1919 Chicago - COL 19 25 98 34 6 3 5 17 21 7 0 1 12 4 1 .347 .387 .622 1.009 167 167 0.9
1920 Chicago - COL 20 50 196 62 9 1 12 39 38 18 1 2 22 9 5 .316 .373 .556 .929 156 158 1.6
1921 Peoria - A 21 71 271 74 13 2 17 63 39 20 2 3 56 5 5 .273 .324 .524 .848 145 138 1.4
1921 Providence - AA 21 25 95 25 6 0 4 18 19 17 0 0 29 3 3 .263 .375 .453 .828 126 118 0.3
1922 Providence - AA 22 5 20 6 1 0 3 6 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 .300 .333 .800 1.133 207 213 0.3
Total EA 30 115 31 7 0 7 24 22 18 0 0 31 3 3 .270 .368 .513 .881 139 133
Total HL 71 271 74 13 2 17 63 39 20 2 3 56 5 5 .273 .324 .524 .848 145 138
Total AIAA 126 492 164 27 11 23 103 98 45 5 6 50 18 12 .333 .391 .573 .964 155 157
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1928 Philadelphia - FABL 28 5 20 7 0 0 0 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 1 .350 .381 .350 .731 112 111 1.4
1929 Philadelphia - FABL 29 7 30 13 3 0 0 1 4 3 0 0 2 3 2 .433 .485 .533 1.018 175 186 2.1
1930 Philadelphia - FABL 30 7 29 14 2 0 2 6 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 .483 .500 .759 1.259 231 186 1.9
Total FABL 19 79 34 5 0 2 9 17 5 0 0 4 3 3 .430 .464 .570 1.034 181 168
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1922 Philadelphia - MLB CF 142 140 555 21 4 599 23 .962 1232.1 4.21 +14.4 1.037
1923 Philadelphia - MLB CF 154 154 602 17 4 646 27 .958 1363.1 4.09 +29.4 1.066
1924 Philadelphia - MLB CF 83 83 334 7 0 357 16 .955 771.1 3.98 +12.0 1.048
1925 Philadelphia - MLB CF 138 138 580 11 4 618 27 .956 1253.2 4.24 +19.7 1.050
1926 Philadelphia - MLB CF 150 148 569 19 4 618 30 .951 1336.2 3.96 +15.7 1.046
1927 Philadelphia - MLB CF 149 149 567 19 9 612 26 .958 1328.1 3.97 +12.6 1.040
1928 Philadelphia - MLB CF 153 153 578 18 5 615 19 .969 1377.0 3.90 +10.8 1.030
1929 Philadelphia - MLB CF 151 151 578 25 9 620 17 .973 1356.0 4.00 +16.6 1.045
1930 Philadelphia - MLB CF 133 133 529 12 6 560 19 .966 1192.1 4.08 +13.4 1.043
1931 Philadelphia - MLB CF 153 153 578 10 4 605 17 .972 1350.0 3.92 +8.5 1.012
1932 Philadelphia - MLB CF 57 57 238 9 3 253 6 .976 514.1 4.32 +3.0 1.018
TOTAL CF 1463 1459 5708 168 52 6103 227 .963 13075.1 4.04 +155.9 1.040
PLAYER HISTORY
12/05/1917 Joined the Chicago Maroons.
01/01/1918 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
05/21/1918 Injured (Sore elbow), day-to-day for 4 days.
01/01/1919 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/20/1919 Injured (Calf strain), out for 3-4 weeks.
05/08/1919 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 2 weeks.
08/23/1919 Injured (Flu-like symptoms), day-to-day for 3 days.
01/01/1920 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
12/05/1920 Released by the Chicago Maroons.
12/05/1920 Drafted in the 1920 first-year player draft by the Philadelphia Sailors (Round 1, Pick 1, 1st overall pick).
01/01/1921 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/13/1921 Named the #8 prospect in the FABL
04/14/1921 Injured (Herniated disc (back)), out for 3 weeks.
07/04/1921 Injured (Abdominal soreness), day-to-day for 2 days.
07/24/1921 Injured (Jammed finger), day-to-day for 3 days.
07/29/1921 Injured (Oblique strain), out for 4 weeks.
01/01/1922 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/12/1922 Named the #7 prospect in the FABL
04/26/1922 Injured (Wrist soreness), day-to-day for 4 days.
05/27/1922 Goes 5-6 against the Toronto Wolves, with 1 2B, 5 RBI and 1 R.
06/01/1922 Wins the FABL CA Rookie of the Month Award.
07/16/1922 Injured (Abdominal soreness), day-to-day for 2 days.
09/01/1922 Wins the FABL CA Rookie of the Month Award.
01/01/1923 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
07/02/1923 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
07/19/1923 Goes 0-5 against the Baltimore Clippers, ending his hitting streak at 35 games.
08/06/1923 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
08/25/1923 Injured (Pulled abdominal muscle), day-to-day for one week.
09/01/1923 Wins the FABL CA Batter of the Month Award.
10/01/1923 Wins the FABL CA Batter of the Month Award.
10/25/1923 Wins the 1923 FABL CA Whitney Award.
01/01/1924 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
05/05/1924 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
07/21/1924 Injured (Shoulder inflammation), out for 3 months.
01/01/1925 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
06/01/1925 Wins the FABL CA Batter of the Month Award.
06/22/1925 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
08/17/1925 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
09/13/1925 Injured (Mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for 6 days.
09/15/1925 Injured (Strained posterior cruciate ligament), out for 5-6 weeks.
10/24/1925 Wins the 1925 FABL CA Whitney Award.
01/01/1926 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
07/19/1926 Injured (Pulled abdominal muscle), day-to-day for 4 days.
07/26/1926 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1927 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/26/1927 Injured (Hamstring soreness), day-to-day for 6 days.
07/18/1927 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
07/25/1927 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
08/15/1927 Wins the FABL CA Player of the Week Award.
10/22/1927 Finished 3rd in 1927 FABL CA Whitney Award voting.
01/01/1928 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
06/06/1928 Goes 5-6 against the Baltimore Cannons, with 3 3B, 6 RBI and 3 R.
09/18/1928 Injured (Back stiffness), day-to-day for 1 day.
10/09/1928 Wins the 1928 World Championship Series with the Philadelphia Sailors.
01/01/1929 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
04/03/1929 Injured (Sore hamstring), day-to-day for 3 days.
06/03/1929 Goes 0-4 against the New York Stars, ending his hitting streak at 31 games.
06/21/1929 Injured (Sore shoulder), day-to-day for 3 days.
08/09/1929 Goes 5-6 against the Toronto Wolves, with 1 2B, 1 RBI and 2 R.
01/01/1930 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
08/31/1930 Injured (Hamstring strain), out for 2-3 weeks.
10/09/1930 Wins the 1930 World Championship Series MVP Award.
10/10/1930 Wins the 1930 World Championship Series with the Philadelphia Sailors.
01/01/1931 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
05/29/1931 Injured (Sore elbow), day-to-day for 2 weeks.
01/01/1932 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: - (-); Power: - (-); Eye: - (-).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1923 154 1
1926 148 6
1927 149 9
1928 153 3
1929 151 3
1931 153 3
Year PA Rank
1923 684 8
1926 695 3
1927 673 6
1928 732 1
1929 726 1
Year AB Rank
1923 623 5
1926 612 2
1927 622 2
1928 650 1
1929 654 1
Year H Rank
1923 210 1
1925 198 5
1926 190 3
1927 197 4
1928 177 8
1929 218 1
Year K Rank
1922 72 6
1928 61 5
1929 60 6
1930 68 5
1931 74 3
Year TB Rank
1922 273 10
1923 321 1
1925 329 1
1926 254 7
1927 308 1
1928 266 9
1929 331 3
Year 2B Rank
1923 35 3
1928 32 9
1929 48 1
Year 3B Rank
1923 20 4
1925 27 1
1926 14 10
1927 22 1
1928 21 2
1929 22 2
1931 12 9
Year HR Rank
1922 16 6
1923 12 5
1925 15 4
1927 13 6
Year SB Rank
1928 20 5
Year RBI Rank
1922 97 7
1925 91 7
1927 110 1
1928 88 9
Year R Rank
1923 111 1
1927 107 3
1928 104 5
1929 138 2
Year BB Rank
1926 70 5
1928 68 7
Year IBB Rank
1925 9 6
1926 9 4
Year SF Rank
1926 7 7
Year EBH Rank
1923 67 1
1925 74 1
1927 63 2
1928 58 8
1929 77 2
Year AVG Rank
1923 .337 3
1925 .343 3
Year OBP Rank
1923 .383 7
1925 .399 7
Year SLG Rank
1923 .515 2
1925 .569 1
1927 .495 3
Year RC Rank
1923 122.45 2
1925 129.80 1
1927 107.50 7
1929 128.78 8
Year RC/27 Rank
1923 7.50 3
1925 8.74 1
1927 6.39 8
Year ISO Rank
1922 .181 7
1923 .178 2
1925 .227 2
1927 .178 4
Year WOBA Rank
1923 .399 3
1925 .417 1
1927 .378 6
Year OPS Rank
1923 .898 2
1925 .968 1
1927 .853 5
Year WAR Rank
1922 4.7 10
1923 8.2 1
1924 4.1 8
1925 7.2 1
1926 5.0 6
1927 6.0 1
1929 7.6 4
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