Merito Acosta - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Merito Acosta



Baldomero Pedro Acosta Fernández


Born: May 19, 1896 in Bauta, Cuba
Died: November 17, 1963 in Miami, FL
          (67 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'7"
Wt: 140
Biographical
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955
• Relatives: José Acosta (Brother)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues
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Fielding
Glossary
Left Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
HAB
NvC
16
5
36.0
7
2
0
0
1.000
.980
2.25
1.98
0.6
15.6
-0.3
0.9
HAB
CUB
16
12
89.1
11
0
0
0
1.000
.924
1.11
1.95
-4.5
-50.1
-3.5
-1.0
HAB
NvC
18
3
23.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
.981
2.74
2.13
0.1
6.2
0.3
-0.2
HAB
CUB
18
32
278.1
55
3
4
0
.935
.944
1.88
2.21
1.7
6.1
3.0
-1.3
HP
NvC
19
8
70.0
13
1
0
0
1.000
.893
1.80
1.97
-0.7
-10.5
-0.7
-0.0
HP
CUB
19
17
124.0
23
2
3
0
.893
.917
1.81
2.11
-1.3
-10.4
-1.0
-0.3
RS
CUB
20
13
116.1
20
2
2
1
.917
.945
1.70
2.08
-2.7
-23.2
-2.8
0.1
HAB
CUB
22
33
293.1
74
8
3
2
.965
.944
2.52
2.33
2.9
9.7
1.5
1.4
ALM
CvM
24
8
75.0
18
0
0
0
1.000
.985
2.16
1.91
-0.5
-6.9
-0.4
-0.2
ALM
NvC
24
2
17.0
1
0
0
0
1.000
1.000
0.53
1.47
-0.8
-45.6
-0.7
-0.1
ALM
CUB
24
19
166.2
42
2
2
0
.957
.954
2.38
2.07
0.6
3.6
0.7
-0.1
ALM
CLP
24
3
19.0
6
1
0
1
1.000
1.000
3.32
3.00
0.3
13.9
-0.1
0.4
6
3
155
1308.0
277
21
14
4
.955
.944
2.05
2.15
-4.4
-3.3
-3.9
-0.4


Glossary
Center Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
HAB
CvM
17
1
9.0
1
0
1
0
.500
.939
1.00
2.07
-0.6
-67.5
-0.5
-0.1
HAB
CUB
17
1
10.0
3
0
0
0
1.000
.934
2.70
2.37
0.3
31.0
0.4
-0.1
HP
CUB
19
1
1.0
0
0
0
0
.962
0.00
2.31
-0.2
-152.7
-0.1
-0.0
HAB
CUB
22
3
26.0
7
0
0
0
1.000
.965
2.42
2.43
-0.1
-2.6
0.2
-0.3
MAR
CUB
26
45
398.0
96
8
4
0
.963
.943
2.35
2.55
3.1
7.7
4.0
-0.9
4
2
51
444.0
107
8
5
0
.958
.944
2.33
2.53
2.6
5.8
3.9
-1.3


Glossary
Right Field
Team Lg Lg Lg
HAB
CUB
16
2
7.0
0
0
0
0
.882
0.00
1.43
-0.7
-102.0
-0.6
-0.1
HAB
CvM
17
5
42.0
8
0
0
0
1.000
.979
1.71
1.60
0.3
6.3
0.9
-0.6
HAB
CUB
17
29
240.2
34
9
2
4
.956
.940
1.61
1.65
-1.0
-4.3
-1.6
0.6
HP
CUB
19
12
99.0
20
1
2
0
.913
.940
1.91
1.30
4.5
45.4
5.1
-0.6
3
1
48
388.2
62
10
4
4
.947
.943
1.67
1.55
3.0
7.7
3.8
-0.8



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