Henry Merchant - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Henry Merchant



Henry Lewis Merchant
(Speed)

Born: February 17, 1918 in Birmingham, AL
Died: August 23, 1982 in Cincinnati, OH
          (64 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 6'3"
Wt: 180
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Notes:


• College: Henderson Institute (Henderson, TX)
• Buried: Wesleyan Cemetery (Cincinnati, OH)


Batting
Glossary
Basic Batting
Team Lg Pos
CAG
NAL
22
LF
9
20
18
0
4
0
0
0
3
0
1
1
.222
.263
.222
.485
56
CAG
NAL
23
RP
9
14
13
1
3
1
0
0
0
0
1
0
.231
.286
.308
.593
93
CAG
NAL
24
RP
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
CC
NAL
25
LF
6
16
14
2
4
0
1
0
2
2
2
0
0
0
.286
.375
.429
.804
153
CIC
NAL
26
CF
12
43
40
6
9
1
1
0
1
1
3
0
.225
.279
.300
.579
81
CIC
NAL
27
CF
12
46
41
5
12
2
0
0
6
2
4
0
1
.293
.356
.341
.697
108
CIC
NAL
28
LF
11
45
39
8
12
1
0
0
1
1
5
0
1
.308
.386
.333
.720
114
CIC
NAL
29
RF
20
82
71
13
18
0
0
1
7
0
7
1
3
.254
.329
.296
.625
77
IC
NAL
30
RF
25
76
65
10
11
4
0
0
3
1
8
0
3
.169
.260
.231
.491
35
9
2
CF
106
342
301
45
73
9
2
1
23
7
31
1
9
0
.243
.315
.296
.611
80
162 Game Average
523
460
69
112
14
3
2
35
12
47
2
14
0
.243
.315
.296
.611
80
 
Team Lg Pos
3
Chicago American Giants
RP
20
34
31
1
7
1
0
0
3
0
2
1
.226
.273
.258
.531
71
6
Indianapolis Clowns
CF
86
308
270
44
66
8
2
1
20
7
29
1
8
0
.244
.320
.300
.620
81



Advanced Batting
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
CAG
NAL
20
.233
.303
5.0%
8.7%
0.0%
0.6%
.000
.071
CAG
NAL
14
.289
.292
7.1%
7.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.077
.075
CAG
NAL
.000
.301
6.9%
0.7%
.077
CC
NAL
16
.383
.305
12.5%
7.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.143
.074
CIC
NAL
43
.281
.303
7.0%
6.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.075
.070
CIC
NAL
46
.329
.314
8.7%
7.0%
0.0%
0.6%
.049
.088
CIC
NAL
45
.354
.326
11.1%
8.3%
0.0%
0.5%
.026
.075
CIC
NAL
82
.301
.337
8.5%
8.9%
1.2%
0.8%
.042
.095
IC
NAL
76
.238
.341
10.5%
8.1%
0.0%
0.9%
.062
.110
9
2
342
.295
.324
9.1%
8.0%
0.3%
0.7%
.053
.088
 
Team Lg LG LG LG LG LG LG
3
Chicago American Giants
34
.256
.299
5.9%
8.4%
0.0%
0.5%
.032
.072
6
Indianapolis Clowns
308
.299
.327
9.4%
7.9%
0.3%
0.7%
.056
.090

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James