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
26.6
2.6
-0.4
24.5
-0.2
2
3B
8
1923
1931
HIL
17.9
9.7
6.5
0.1
1.7
3
C
8
1923
1931
HIL/HG
17.0
15.8
-0.3
0.0
1.4
4
LF
8
1923
1931
MULT
13.7
12.0
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
12.0
11.0
1.6
0.0
-0.6
7
3B
5
1919
1929
MULT
9.9
5.8
2.8
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
4.8
1.7
1.2
-0.0
10
LF
3
1922
1931
MULT
7.1
5.1
2.4
0.0
-0.4
11
SP
3
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
6.4
-0.5
-0.1
7.1
-0.0
12
1B
6
1923
1929
HIL
6.4
9.0
-1.2
0.0
-1.4
13
SS
4
1920
1929
MULT
6.4
5.6
-0.3
0.0
1.0
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
5.1
0.4
-0.1
4.8
-0.0
16
2B
4
1927
1931
MULT
4.8
3.9
0.8
0.0
0.1
17
RF
7
1923
1929
HIL
4.8
5.5
1.2
0.0
-1.9
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
1.4
0.0
0.5
20
1B
1
1929
1929
BBS
4.2
3.8
0.5
0.0
-0.2
21
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
4.0
-0.4
0.0
4.3
0.0
22
CF
4
1923
1927
HIL
4.0
4.1
0.5
0.0
-0.6
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
3.1
-0.6
0.0
0.4
27
SP
2
1920
1921
BAG
2.9
0.5
0.0
2.4
0.0
28
C
5
1919
1930
MULT
2.7
1.4
1.1
-0.3
0.5
29
SP
3
1923-24
1925
HIL/SC
2.7
-0.4
0.0
3.1
0.0
30
SP
4
1927
1931
HIL
2.7
-0.2
0.0
2.9
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
LF
3
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
2.3
2.7
0.1
0.0
-0.5
34
1B
4
1926
1932
MULT
2.2
1.7
0.4
0.0
0.1
35
RF
1
1930
1930
NLG
2.0
2.6
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
36
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
1.8
0.3
-0.0
1.5
-0.0
37
1B
1
1921
1921
BAG
1.8
1.2
0.8
0.0
-0.3
38
LF
2
1920
1921
BAG
1.7
1.3
0.8
0.0
-0.3
39
CF
1
1929
1929
BBS
1.6
1.1
0.6
0.0
-0.2
40
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.6
0.7
1.0
0.0
-0.2
41
CF
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.5
1.4
0.1
0.0
-0.0
42
CF
3
1920
1922
BAG/HBG
1.4
2.4
-0.7
0.0
-0.3
43
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
1.4
0.1
-0.0
1.3
-0.0
44
CF
3
1928
1931
HIL
1.4
1.1
0.4
0.0
-0.1
45
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.3
-0.5
0.0
1.8
0.0
46
LF
3
1928
1931
MULT
1.3
1.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
47
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
1.3
0.3
0.0
1.0
0.0
48
SP
1
1927
1927
HG
1.3
0.1
0.0
1.2
0.0
49
SP
5
1924
1928
HIL
1.3
-0.4
0.0
1.6
0.0
50
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.2
2.3
-0.9
0.0
-0.2
51
SP
3
1922
1929
MULT
1.2
-0.1
-0.1
1.4
0.0
52
2B
2
1921
1929
BAG/HIL
1.2
-1.3
2.2
0.0
0.2
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
NBY/NLG
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
7
1921
1929
MULT
0.5
0.1
0.1
0.3
-0.0
72
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
73
LF
1
1927
1927
HG
0.4
0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.1
74
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.1
75
CF
2
1927
1932
HG/NWB
0.4
-0.0
0.5
0.0
-0.0
76
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.0
-0.0
77
SS
2
1927
1931
HIL/NBY
0.4
-0.0
0.4
0.0
0.1
78
SP
2
1923
1932
NWB/HIL
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
79
LF
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.0
80
SS
1
1927
1927
HG
0.4
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
81
1B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.2
0.2
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/NWB
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
SS
7
1923
1929
HIL
0.2
-3.7
2.0
0.0
1.9
91
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
-0.0
92
LF
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.2
0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
93
SP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
94
2B
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
96
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
97
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
98
SS
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
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
SP
2
1920
1921
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
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
RP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
104
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
105
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
106
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
2B
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
108
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
109
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
SS
3
1925
1931
HIL/NBY
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.2
111
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
112
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
113
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
115
C
1
1920
1920
BAG
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
116
RF
2
1921
1927
HG/BAG
0.1
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
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
BRG/BAG
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
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
135
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
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
SP
2
1929
1931
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
-0.0
143
C
2
1920
1921
BAG
-0.0
-0.5
0.3
0.0
0.1
144
RP
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
145
1B
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
146
3B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
147
SS
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
148
RF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.0
-0.2
0.4
0.0
-0.3
149
RP
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
150
RP
1
1928
1928
HIL
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
151
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
152
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.0
153
1B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
154
C
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
155
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
156
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
157
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
158
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
159
2B
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
160
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
161
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
162
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
163
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.6
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
164
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
165
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
166
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
167
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
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
3B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.1
174
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
175
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
176
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
177
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.2
-0.3
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
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
183
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-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
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.1
186
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
187
SP
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
188
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.2
-0.0
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
189
LF
2
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
190
RP
1
1931
1931
HIL
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
191
SP
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
192
C
2
1919
1927
HG/BRG
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
193
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.2
-0.0
194
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.3
-0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
195
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
196
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.3
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
197
RP
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.5
0.0
198
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
199
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
200
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.3
0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.1
201
LF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.4
0.6
-0.9
0.0
-0.1
202
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
203
C
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.4
-0.7
0.2
0.0
0.2
204
SS
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
0.6
-1.1
0.0
0.1
205
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.4
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
206
1B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.4
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
207
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
208
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
209
LF
4
1919
1922
MULT
-0.5
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
210
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
211
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
212
LF
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.5
0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
213
2B
2
1920
1921
BAG
-0.5
0.8
-1.5
0.0
0.2
214
3B
3
1927
1931
MULT
-0.5
0.4
-1.1
0.0
0.2
215
LF
3
1925
1927
HIL
-0.5
-0.6
0.4
0.0
-0.3
216
C
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
217
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.0
218
-
1
1920
1920
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
219
3B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.5
0.0
0.1
220
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
221
1B
2
1919
1923-24
SC/BRG
-0.6
-0.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
222
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
223
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.6
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.1
224
1B
2
1927
1932
HG/NWB
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
225
-
2
1931
1932
NWB/NBY
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
-0.6
-0.0
226
-
2
1926
1932
HIL/NWB
-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
-0.8
-0.1
-1.3
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
HAB/NBY
-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
NWB/HIL
-1.7
-0.2
0.0
-1.6
0.0
236
1B
3
1920-21
1924
HIL/BAG
-1.9
-1.1
-0.4
0.0
-0.4

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

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