Fred Merkle

Position
First Baseman
Years
1907–1926
Hall Rating
29
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Fred Merkle is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Classic Baseball Era Committee in 2025.

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
19.6 -1.2 20.4 6.0
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos
58 8 0 -9 -54
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1907 NYG (SFG) -0.5 -0.4
1908 NYG (SFG) 0.1 0.3
1909 NYG (SFG) -2.3 -1.4
1910 NYG (SFG) 1.2 2.9
1911 NYG (SFG) 1.8 3.7
1912 NYG (SFG) 0.5 2.2
1913 NYG (SFG) -1.3 0.6
1914 NYG (SFG) 0.3 2.1
1915 NYG (SFG) 0.6 2.5
1916 2 teams -0.7 1.1
1916 NYG (SFG) -0.3 1.2
1916 BRO (LAD) -0.4 -0.1
1917 2 teams -1.1 0.9
1917 BRO (LAD) -0.1 -0.1
1917 CHC -1.0 1.0
1918 CHC 1.5 3.3
1919 CHC -0.9 0.9
1920 CHC -0.4 0.9
1925 NYY 0.1 0.1
1926 NYY -0.1 -0.1
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