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
26.4
2.6
-0.4
24.3
-0.2
2
3B
8
1923
1931
HIL
17.2
9.5
6.0
0.1
1.7
3
C
8
1923
1931
HIL/HG
17.1
15.9
-0.2
0.0
1.4
4
LF
8
1923
1931
MULT
13.7
12.0
3.6
0.0
-1.8
5
SP
10
1920-21
1931
HIL/BAG
12.8
0.8
-0.3
12.5
-0.1
6
CF
5
1920-21
1929
MULT
11.5
10.5
1.6
0.0
-0.6
7
3B
5
1919
1929
MULT
9.5
5.6
2.5
0.5
0.8
8
2B
7
1923
1929
MULT
7.9
4.5
1.7
0.0
1.8
9
RF
3
1927
1931
HG/HIL
7.4
4.5
1.7
1.3
0.0
10
LF
3
1922
1931
MULT
6.6
4.7
2.4
0.0
-0.4
11
1B
6
1923
1929
HIL
6.6
9.2
-1.2
0.0
-1.4
12
SP
3
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
6.3
-0.5
-0.1
6.9
0.0
13
SP
3
1923-24
1931
MULT
6.2
0.0
0.0
6.2
0.0
14
SS
4
1920
1929
MULT
6.1
5.4
-0.3
0.0
1.0
15
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
5.2
0.4
-0.1
4.8
0.0
16
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
5.0
0.1
0.1
4.9
0.0
17
RF
7
1923
1929
HIL
5.0
5.6
1.2
0.0
-1.9
18
2B
4
1927
1931
MULT
4.4
3.6
0.8
0.0
0.1
19
SS
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
4.2
2.5
1.3
0.0
0.5
20
CF
4
1923
1927
HIL
4.0
4.1
0.5
0.0
-0.6
21
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
4.0
-0.4
0.0
4.3
0.0
22
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
3.9
-0.3
0.0
4.1
0.0
23
1B
1
1929
1929
BBS
3.8
3.4
0.5
0.0
-0.2
24
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
3.5
0.0
0.0
3.5
0.0
25
SS
4
1919
1931
MULT
3.4
2.6
0.3
0.0
0.5
26
C
6
1919
1926
MULT
3.0
3.2
-0.6
0.0
0.4
27
SP
4
1927
1931
HIL
3.0
-0.2
0.0
3.2
0.0
28
SP
2
1920
1921
BAG
2.8
0.5
0.0
2.3
0.0
29
SP
3
1923-24
1925
HIL/SC
2.7
-0.4
0.0
3.1
0.0
30
C
5
1919
1930
MULT
2.7
1.4
1.1
-0.3
0.4
31
1B
2
1920
1921
BAG
2.6
1.9
0.8
0.0
-0.2
32
LF
3
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
2.3
2.8
0.0
0.0
-0.5
33
RF
3
1919
1929
MULT
2.3
1.1
0.3
1.0
-0.1
34
1B
4
1926
1932
MULT
2.0
1.6
0.4
0.0
0.1
35
1B
1
1921
1921
BAG
1.8
1.3
0.8
0.0
-0.3
36
SP
1
1923
1923
HIL
1.8
0.3
0.0
1.5
0.0
37
LF
2
1920
1921
BAG
1.8
1.3
0.8
0.0
-0.3
38
RF
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.7
2.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.2
39
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.6
0.7
1.0
0.0
-0.2
40
CF
3
1920
1922
BAG/HBG
1.5
2.5
-0.7
0.0
-0.3
41
SP
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.4
0.5
0.1
0.8
0.0
42
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
1.4
0.1
0.0
1.3
0.0
43
CF
3
1928
1931
HIL
1.4
1.1
0.4
0.0
-0.1
44
SP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.3
-0.5
0.0
1.8
0.0
45
SP
3
1920-21
1929
MULT
1.3
0.1
-0.1
1.4
0.0
46
CF
1
1929
1929
BBS
1.3
0.9
0.6
0.0
-0.2
47
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
1.3
0.3
0.0
1.0
0.0
48
CF
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.3
1.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
49
SP
1
1927
1927
HG
1.3
0.1
0.0
1.2
0.0
50
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
1.2
2.3
-0.9
0.0
-0.2
51
LF
3
1928
1931
MULT
1.1
1.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
52
SP
3
1922
1929
MULT
1.1
-0.1
-0.1
1.3
0.0
53
SP
5
1924
1928
HIL
1.1
-0.3
0.0
1.4
0.0
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
-0.2
0.0
1.2
0.0
57
C
6
1924
1931
HIL
1.0
-0.5
1.1
0.0
0.4
58
-
2
1921
1929
HIL/BAG
0.9
-1.4
2.1
0.0
0.2
59
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.9
0.7
0.3
0.0
-0.1
60
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.8
0.0
0.0
0.8
0.0
61
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.8
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.1
62
C
2
1923-24
1931
NBY/SC
0.8
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.2
63
C
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.7
0.4
-0.1
0.4
0.0
64
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.7
0.8
-0.3
0.0
0.2
65
C
2
1930
1931
NLG/NBY
0.7
0.1
0.4
0.0
0.1
66
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
0.7
0.8
0.2
0.0
-0.3
67
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
68
LF
1
1927
1927
HG
0.5
0.5
0.1
0.0
-0.1
69
SP
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
70
CF
2
1927
1932
HG/NWB
0.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
71
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.5
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.1
72
1B
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.4
0.4
0.2
0.0
-0.1
73
SP
7
1921
1929
MULT
0.4
0.1
0.1
0.3
0.0
74
SS
2
1927
1931
HIL/NBY
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
0.1
75
RF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.4
0.0
0.4
0.0
-0.1
76
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.4
0.1
0.4
0.0
0.0
77
SS
1
1927
1927
HG
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.1
78
SP
2
1923
1932
HIL/NWB
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
79
SP
2
1930
1931
NBY/NLG
0.4
-0.3
0.1
0.6
0.0
80
LF
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.4
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
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
1B
3
1928
1931
HIL
0.3
1.3
-0.4
0.0
-0.6
84
RF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
3B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.3
0.6
-0.4
0.0
0.1
86
1B
2
1923-24
1932
SC/NWB
0.3
0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
87
LF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
88
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.3
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
89
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.3
0.0
90
RP
2
1920-21
1923-24
BAG/SC
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
91
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.2
-0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
92
LF
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.2
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
93
SS
3
1925
1931
HIL/NBY
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
94
SS
7
1923
1929
HIL
0.2
-3.6
1.9
0.0
1.9
95
2B
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.2
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
96
SP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
97
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
99
SS
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
100
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
101
2B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.1
102
RF
2
1921
1927
BAG/HG
0.1
0.5
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
103
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
104
RP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
105
SP
1
1929
1929
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
107
2B
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
C
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
SP
2
1928
1929
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
111
RP
1
1923
1923
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
112
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
113
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
116
CF
1
1920
1920
BAG
0.1
0.4
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
117
SP
2
1920
1921
BAG
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
118
C
1
1920
1920
BAG
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
119
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
120
SP
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
121
2B
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
122
C
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
123
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
124
CF
1
1919
1919
BRG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
C
2
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
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
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
129
2B
1
1928
1928
HIL
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
130
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
131
CF
1
1928
1928
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
132
C
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
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
C
2
1920
1921
BAG
0.0
-0.4
0.3
0.0
0.1
141
-
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
142
CF
1
1922
1922
HBG
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
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
0.0
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
147
RP
1
1921
1921
BAG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
148
RP
1
1928
1928
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
149
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
150
3B
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
-0.1
0.1
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
2B
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.1
0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
154
-
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
155
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
156
LF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
RP
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
158
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
159
RF
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
160
C
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
161
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.6
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
162
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
163
3B
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
0.1
164
SS
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
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
RP
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
169
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
170
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
171
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
172
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
173
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
174
-
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
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
3B
1
1931
1931
NBY
-0.2
0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.1
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
1927
1927
HIL
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
181
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
182
3B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
183
RP
1
1923-24
1923-24
SC
-0.2
-0.1
0.1
-0.1
0.0
184
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
185
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
186
LF
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
187
LF
2
1919
1921
BAG/BRG
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
188
RP
1
1931
1931
HIL
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
189
C
2
1919
1927
HG/BRG
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
190
SP
1
1921
1921
BAG
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
191
RP
1
1919
1919
BRG
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
0.2
0.0
192
SP
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.3
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
193
RP
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
194
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
195
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-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
RF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.3
-0.5
0.4
0.0
-0.3
198
-
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
199
LF
3
1925
1927
HIL
-0.3
-0.4
0.4
0.0
-0.3
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
SS
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
0.6
-1.1
0.0
0.1
203
-
1
1932
1932
NWB
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
204
CF
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
205
2B
2
1920
1921
BAG
-0.4
0.9
-1.5
0.0
0.2
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
-
1
1922
1922
HBG
-0.4
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
209
LF
4
1919
1922
MULT
-0.4
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
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
LF
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.5
0.4
-0.8
0.0
-0.1
213
3B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.1
214
C
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
215
-
1
1920
1920
BAG
-0.5
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
216
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
217
2B
1
1920-21
1920-21
BAG
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
218
3B
3
1927
1931
MULT
-0.6
0.3
-1.0
0.0
0.2
219
LF
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.6
0.0
-0.4
0.0
-0.1
220
1B
2
1919
1923-24
BRG/SC
-0.6
0.0
-0.3
0.0
-0.2
221
C
1
1929
1929
BBS
-0.6
-0.9
0.2
0.0
0.1
222
1B
2
1927
1932
HG/NWB
-0.6
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
223
-
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
224
-
2
1931
1932
NBY/NWB
-0.6
0.0
-0.1
-0.6
0.0
225
-
1
1929
1929
HIL
-0.7
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.1
226
-
2
1926
1932
HIL/NWB
-0.7
-0.2
-0.4
0.0
0.0
227
CF
1
1920
1920
BAG
-0.7
-0.2
-0.5
0.0
0.0
228
RP
1
1927
1927
HG
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.8
0.0
229
CF
1
1923-24
1923-24
HAB
-0.9
0.4
-1.1
0.0
-0.1
230
SS
3
1927
1931
HIL/NLG
-0.9
-0.3
-1.2
0.0
0.6
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
-0.6
0.0
0.0
233
RF
2
1923-24
1931
HAB/NBY
-1.2
-0.6
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
234
RP
3
1924
1932
NWB/HIL
-1.6
-0.2
0.0
-1.4
0.0
235
-
1
1926
1926
HIL
-1.7
-0.1
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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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