Red Ryan - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Red Ryan



Merven John Ryan
(Jabao)

Born: July 11, 1897 in Brooklyn, NY
Died: August 1969 in New York, NY
          (72 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'11"
Wt: 170
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Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
9
1921
1931
MULT
26.7
2.7
-0.4
24.5
-0.2
2
3B
8
1923
1931
HIL
17.7
9.7
6.2
0.1
1.7
3
C
8
1923
1931
HG/HIL
17.0
15.8
-0.3
0.0
1.4
4
LF
8
1923
1931
MULT
13.8
12.1
3.5
0.0
-1.8
5
SP
10
1920-21
1931
HIL/BAG
12.8
0.8
-0.3
12.4
-0.1
6
CF
5
1920-21
1929
MULT
11.9
10.9
1.6
0.0
-0.6
7
3B
5
1919
1929
MULT
9.3
5.2
2.7
0.5
0.8
8
2B
7
1923
1929
MULT
8.0
4.6
1.6
0.0
1.8
9
RF
3
1927
1931
HIL/HG
7.6
4.7
1.6
1.2
-0.0
10
LF
3
1922
1931
MULT
7.1
5.1
2.4
0.0
-0.4
11
1B
6
1923
1929
HIL
6.4
9.0
-1.2
0.0
-1.4
12
SS
4
1920
1929
MULT
6.4
5.7
-0.3
0.0
1.0
13
SP
3
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
6.2
-0.4
-0.1
6.6
-0.0
14
SP
3
1923-24
1931
MULT
5.6
-0.0
0.0
5.6
0.0
15
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
5.2
0.4
-0.1
4.8
-0.0
16
RF
7
1923
1929
HIL
4.9
5.6
1.2
0.0
-1.9
17
2B
4
1927
1931
MULT
4.8
3.9
0.8
0.0
0.1
18
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
4.7
0.1
0.1
4.5
-0.0
19
SS
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
4.3
2.5
1.3
0.0
0.5
20
1B
1
1929
1929
BBS
4.2
3.9
0.5
0.0
-0.2
21
CF
4
1923
1927
HIL
4.0
4.1
0.5
0.0
-0.6
22
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
4.0
-0.4
0.0
4.3
0.0
23
SS
4
1919
1931
MULT
3.6
2.8
0.3
0.0
0.5
24
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
3.4
0.0
0.0
3.3
0.0
25
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
3.2
-0.3
0.0
3.5
0.0
26
C
6
1919
1926
MULT
3.0
3.2
-0.6
0.0
0.4
27
SP
3
1923-24
1925
SC/HIL
2.7
-0.4
0.0
3.1
0.0
28
SP
4
1927
1931
HIL
2.7
-0.2
0.0
2.9
0.0
29
C
5
1919
1930
MULT
2.6
1.3
1.1
-0.3
0.4
30
SP
2
1920
1921
BAG
2.5
0.6
0.0
2.0
0.0
31
1B
2
1920
1921
BAG
2.5
1.8
0.8
0.0
-0.2
32
RF
3
1919
1929
MULT
2.4
1.2
0.3
1.0
-0.1
33
1B
4
1926
1932
MULT
2.2
1.7
0.4
0.0
0.1
34
RF
1
1930
1930
NLG
2.0
2.6
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
35
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
1.8
0.3
-0.0
1.5
-0.0
36
LF
2
1920
1921
BAG
1.7
1.3
0.6
0.0
-0.2
37
CF
1
1929
1929
BBS
1.6
1.2
0.6
0.0
-0.2
38
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.6
0.7
1.0
0.0
-0.2
39
CF
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.4
1.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
40
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
1.4
0.1
-0.0
1.3
-0.0
41
CF
3
1928
1931
HIL
1.4
1.1
0.3
0.0
-0.1
42
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.3
-0.5
0.0
1.8
0.0
43
LF
3
1928
1931
MULT
1.3
1.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
44
CF
3
1920
1922
BAG/HBG
1.3
2.3
-0.7
0.0
-0.3
45
2B
2
1921
1929
HIL/BAG
1.3
-1.2
2.3
0.0
0.2
46
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
1.3
0.3
0.0
1.0
0.0
47
SP
1
1927
1927
HG
1.3
0.1
0.0
1.2
0.0
48
SP
5
1924
1928
HIL
1.3
-0.4
0.0
1.6
0.0
49
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.2
2.3
-0.9
0.0
-0.2
50
LF
3
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
1.2
1.9
-0.2
0.0
-0.4
51
SP
3
1922
1929
MULT
1.2
-0.1
-0.1
1.4
0.0
52
1B
1
1921
1921
BAG
1.2
0.8
0.6
0.0
-0.3
53
C
6
1924
1931
HIL
1.1
-0.4
1.1
0.0
0.4
54
SP
2
1923-24
1931
HAB/HIL
1.1
0.1
-0.2
1.2
-0.0
55
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
1.1
0.0
0.0
1.0
0.0
56
SP
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.0
0.6
0.1
0.3
-0.0
57
SP
3
1920-21
1929
MULT
1.0
0.1
-0.1
1.0
-0.0
58
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.9
0.7
0.3
0.0
-0.1
59
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.8
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.1
60
C
2
1923-24
1931
SC/NBY
0.8
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.2
61
C
2
1930
1931
NLG/NBY
0.8
0.2
0.5
0.0
0.1
62
C
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.7
0.4
-0.1
0.4
0.0
63
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.7
0.1
-0.0
0.7
-0.0
64
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.7
0.8
-0.3
0.0
0.2
65
SP
1
1930
1930
NLG
0.7
-0.2
0.0
0.9
0.0
66
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
0.7
0.8
0.2
0.0
-0.3
67
1B
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.6
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.2
68
1B
3
1928
1931
HIL
0.5
1.5
-0.4
0.0
-0.6
69
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
70
SP
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
71
SP
2
1923
1932
HIL/NB
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
72
SP
7
1921
1929
MULT
0.5
0.1
0.1
0.3
-0.0
73
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
74
LF
1
1927
1927
HG
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.1
75
CF
2
1927
1932
HG/NB
0.4
-0.0
0.5
0.0
-0.0
76
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.1
77
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.0
-0.0
78
SS
2
1927
1931
HIL/NBY
0.4
-0.0
0.4
0.0
0.1
79
1B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.0
80
SS
1
1927
1927
HG
0.4
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
81
LF
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.0
82
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
83
RF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
84
1B
2
1923-24
1932
SC/NB
0.3
0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
85
3B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.3
0.6
-0.4
0.0
0.1
86
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
87
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.0
88
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.3
-0.0
89
RP
2
1920-21
1923-24
SC/BAG
0.2
0.3
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
90
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.0
91
SP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
92
LF
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
93
RF
2
1921
1927
HG/BAG
0.2
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
94
2B
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
95
SS
7
1923
1929
HIL
0.2
-3.6
1.9
0.0
1.9
96
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
97
SS
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
99
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
100
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
101
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
102
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
103
C
2
1920
1921
BAG
0.1
-0.4
0.4
0.0
0.1
104
RP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
105
-
1
1932
1932
NB
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
106
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
107
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
108
2B
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
109
SS
3
1925
1931
HIL/NBY
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.2
110
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
112
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
113
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
114
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
C
1
1920
1920
BAG
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1932
1932
NB
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
117
2B
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
118
C
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
119
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
120
CF
1
1920
1920
BAG
0.1
0.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
121
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
122
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.0
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
123
C
2
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
2B
1
1928
1928
HIL
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
125
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
C
1
1927
1927
HG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
128
SP
2
1930
1931
NLG/NBY
0.0
-0.3
0.1
0.3
-0.0
129
SP
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
130
CF
1
1928
1928
HIL
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
131
C
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
135
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
136
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
137
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
138
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
139
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
140
-
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
141
CF
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
142
RP
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
143
SP
2
1929
1931
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
-0.0
144
1B
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
145
SS
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
146
3B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
147
RP
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
148
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
149
RP
1
1928
1928
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
151
1B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
152
C
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
153
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
154
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
155
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
156
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
157
2B
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
158
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
159
RF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.1
-0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.3
160
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
161
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
162
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.6
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
163
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
164
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
165
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
166
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
167
3B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.1
168
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
169
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
170
RP
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
171
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
172
SS
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
173
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
174
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
175
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
176
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
177
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
178
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
179
2B
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
180
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
181
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
182
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.1
183
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
184
3B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
185
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
186
SP
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
187
SP
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
188
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
189
RP
1
1931
1931
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
190
LF
2
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
191
C
2
1919
1927
HG/BRG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
192
SP
2
1920
1921
BAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
193
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.2
-0.0
194
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
195
LF
4
1919
1922
MULT
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
196
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
197
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
198
RP
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
199
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
200
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
201
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.3
0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.1
202
LF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.4
0.6
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
203
C
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.4
-0.7
0.2
0.0
0.2
204
-
1
1932
1932
NB
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
205
SS
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
0.6
-1.1
0.0
0.1
206
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
207
1B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
208
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
209
3B
3
1927
1931
MULT
-0.4
0.4
-1.0
0.0
0.2
210
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
211
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
212
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
213
LF
3
1925
1927
HIL
-0.5
-0.6
0.4
0.0
-0.3
214
LF
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.5
0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
215
C
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
216
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
217
-
1
1920
1920
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
218
3B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.1
219
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
220
2B
2
1920
1921
BAG
-0.5
0.8
-1.6
0.0
0.2
221
1B
2
1919
1923-24
SC/BRG
-0.6
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
222
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.6
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.1
223
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
224
1B
2
1927
1932
HG/NB
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
225
-
2
1931
1932
NBY/NB
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
-0.6
-0.0
226
-
2
1926
1932
NB/HIL
-0.7
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
227
RP
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.7
0.0
228
CF
1
1920
1920
BAG
-0.7
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
-0.0
229
SS
3
1927
1931
HIL/NLG
-0.7
-0.1
-1.2
0.0
0.6
230
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.9
0.4
-1.1
0.0
-0.1
231
3B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-1.0
-0.4
-0.7
0.0
0.1
232
-
1
1919
1919
BRG
-1.0
-0.3
-0.7
0.0
-0.0
233
RF
2
1923-24
1931
NBY/HAB
-1.2
-0.6
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
234
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-1.5
-0.1
0.0
-1.4
0.0
235
RP
3
1924
1932
HIL/NB
-1.7
-0.2
0.0
-1.6
0.0
236
1B
3
1920-21
1924
BAG/HIL
-1.8
-1.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.4

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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.

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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