P Tommy 'Goliath' Mercer #22
Age: 28 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Very Good    
10/16/1956
P TOMMY 'GOLIATH' MERCER #22 - AGE: 28 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: VERY GOOD
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
46 0 5-8 24 2.53 53.1 35 6 12 70 0.88 1.2
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 100 100 100 100
Movement 72 71 73 72
Control 83 81 84 83
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 100 100
Changeup 100 100
 
 
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 96-98 Mph
Stamina 8
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Groundball Percentage 51 %
Hold Runners 40
Defense 60
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 18
Stealing Ability: 30
Baserunning Inst.: 16
Sacrifice Bunt: 69
Bunt for Hit: 5
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
09/14/1956 @ OTT Win, 7-6 0.2 1 0 0 1 2 Save
09/12/1956 TOR Win, 7-6 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 Win
09/03/1956 PHI Win, 7-6 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 Save
08/26/1956 HAR Win, 7-6 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 Save
08/25/1956 HAR Win, 8-5 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 Save
08/23/1956 @ ATC Loss, 6-7 0.1 3 1 1 1 0 Loss
08/21/1956 @ ATC Loss, 6-7 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 Loss
08/19/1956 @ CTN Win, 5-4 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 Save
08/16/1956 OTT Win, 5-3 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 Save
08/13/1956 @ TOR Win, 4-2 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 Save
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Low
Loyalty:Very High
Desire f. Win:High
Greed:High
Intelligence:High
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:06/13/1928
Born in:Chatham-Kent, ON
Nationality:Canadian
Height:6' 4"
Weight:230 lbs
Local Popularity:Extremely Popular
National Pop.:Popular
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$55,000
Signed Through:1958 Season
Major Service:7 Years, 170 Days
Service This Yr:172 Days
40-Man Service:7 Years, 170 Days
Pro Service:10 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 46 0 5 8 24 2.53 53.1 35 15 15 6 12 70 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 28 4 85.7 46 37 8.10 5.91 11.81 2.02 2.90 0.88 65 1.2 .259        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 108 16 1 1 2 5 9 43 1 3 0 .148 .212 .231 .443      
vs. RHB 79 19 1 1 4 10 3 27 0 0 1 .241 .277 .430 .707      
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 6 0 1 1 2 2.16 8.1 6 2 2 0 3 10  
May 6 0 1 0 3 0.00 9.0 4 0 0 0 0 13  
June 8 0 0 2 5 5.87 7.2 5 5 5 2 3 11  
July 11 0 1 2 4 2.93 15.1 10 5 5 3 1 21  
August 12 0 1 3 8 2.61 10.1 7 3 3 1 4 12  
September 3 0 1 0 2 0.00 2.2 3 0 0 0 1 3  
Spring Training 5 0 0 1 4 7.71 4.2 5 4 4 0 5 8  
Last Year 44 0 5 5 28 1.66 48.2 33 9 9 4 9 65  
2 Years Ago 49 0 8 4 27 2.43 55.2 46 16 15 6 6 75  
Career 360 0 39 35 165 2.58 411.0 318 132 118 42 88 497  
Home 21 0 4 3 8 2.60 27.2 17 8 8 4 5 37  
Road 25 0 1 5 16 2.45 25.2 18 7 7 2 7 33  
Grass 42 0 5 8 22 2.85 47.1 34 15 15 6 11 64  
Turf 4 0 0 0 2 0.00 6.0 1 0 0 0 1 6  
Day 13 0 2 2 8 3.29 13.2 12 5 5 2 6 16  
Night 33 0 3 6 16 2.27 39.2 23 10 10 4 6 54  
As Reliever / Substitution 46 0 5 8 24 2.53 53.1 35 15 15 6 12 70  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1949 Muskegon - PUB 20 21 0 1 1 0 4.81 24.1 24 19 13 4 13 21 0 0 1.52 .299 5.19 -0.1 91
1950 San Francisco - PUB 21 48 0 4 6 6 3.15 65.2 54 30 23 8 16 68 0 0 1.07 .267 3.36 0.9 135
1951 San Francisco - PUB 22 60 0 5 2 20 1.55 69.2 41 12 12 4 14 77 0 0 0.79 .228 2.22 2.0 276
1952 San Francisco - PUB 23 51 0 7 3 34 2.25 52.0 44 13 13 4 12 68 0 0 1.08 .323 2.25 1.5 194
1953 San Francisco - PUB 24 41 0 4 6 26 3.89 41.2 41 18 18 6 6 53 0 0 1.13 .347 2.92 0.9 115
1954 San Francisco - PUB 25 49 0 8 4 27 2.43 55.2 46 16 15 6 6 75 0 0 0.93 .317 2.36 1.6 191
1955 San Francisco - PUB 26 44 0 5 5 28 1.66 48.2 33 9 9 4 9 65 0 0 0.86 .279 2.01 1.6 269
1956 San Francisco - PUB 27 46 0 5 8 24 2.53 53.1 35 15 15 6 12 70 0 0 0.88 .259 2.90 1.2 178
Total PUB 360 0 39 35 165 2.58 411.0 318 132 118 42 88 497 0 0 0.99 .285 2.74 9.5 191
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1946 Oak Forest - A 17 45 0 3 3 15 4.99 52.1 59 29 29 4 33 56 0 0 1.76 .374 4.38 -0.0 84
1947 Oak Forest - A 18 70 1 7 6 5 3.91 112.2 95 60 49 4 60 125 1 0 1.38 .315 3.28 1.9 104
1948 Berlin - AA 19 46 0 2 6 9 3.35 45.2 40 19 17 4 19 53 0 0 1.29 .319 3.69 0.8 148
1948 Gardendale - AAA 19 38 0 3 1 10 1.53 47.0 34 11 8 5 15 56 0 0 1.04 .271 3.39 1.0 326
1949 Casco - AAA 20 3 0 0 0 0 1.35 6.2 2 1 1 1 3 7 0 0 0.75 .077 5.11 -0.0 358
Total PUBAAA 41 0 3 1 10 1.51 53.2 36 12 9 6 18 63 0 0 1.01 .250 3.60 330.1
Total PUBAA 46 0 2 6 9 3.35 45.2 40 19 17 4 19 53 0 0 1.29 .319 3.69 147.9
Total PUBA 115 1 10 9 20 4.25 165.0 154 89 78 8 93 181 1 0 1.50 .335 3.63 97.9
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
1950 San Francisco - PUB 21 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 4 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0.50 .211 0.00 0.0 0
Total PUB 5 0 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 4 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0.50 .211 0.82 999.0
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1949 Muskegon - ML P 21 0 1 4 0 7 2 .714 24.1 1.85 -1.1 .716
1950 San Francisco - ML P 48 0 4 13 0 17 0 1.000 65.2 2.33 +0.1 1.017
1951 San Francisco - ML P 60 0 3 7 0 10 0 1.000 69.2 1.29 +0.3 1.152
1952 San Francisco - ML P 51 0 2 6 1 8 0 1.000 52.0 1.38 +0.1 1.005
1953 San Francisco - ML P 41 0 2 3 0 5 0 1.000 41.2 1.08 +0.1 1.000
1954 San Francisco - ML P 49 0 7 8 1 15 0 1.000 55.2 2.43 +0.2 1.005
1955 San Francisco - ML P 44 0 3 6 0 10 1 .900 48.2 1.66 -0.9 .825
1956 San Francisco - ML P 46 0 2 10 2 12 0 1.000 53.1 2.02 +0.6 1.086
TOTAL P 360 0 24 57 4 84 3 .964 411.0 1.77 -0.5 .981
PLAYER HISTORY
04/23/1946 Signed a minor league contract with the Houston Colt .45s organization, was discovered in Canada.
07/02/1946 Injured on 06/30/1946, diagnosed with hamstring soreness, will miss 6 days.
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 40 (100); Movement: 63 (83); Control: 35 (82).
04/07/1947 Named the #49 prospect in the PUB
11/28/1947 Was traded by the Houston Colt .45s to the Lake Diefenbaker Chiefs, along with 2B Enrique OrtÝz, in exchange for CF Bill Davis.
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 49 (100); Movement: 71 (81); Control: 54 (93).
04/05/1948 Named the #46 prospect in the PUB
06/21/1948 Was selected to the 1948 PUB Double A All-Star Game.
08/02/1948 Injured (abdominal soreness), day-to-day for 2 days.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 88 (100); Movement: 82 (86); Control: 69 (92).
01/27/1949 Got claimed off waivers by Muskegon while with Lake Diefenbaker.
04/04/1949 Named the #31 prospect in the PUB
04/18/1949 Injured on 04/15/1949, diagnosed with a ruptured finger tendon, will miss 3 months.
11/14/1949 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 85 (86); Control: 84 (100).
02/02/1950 Drafted in the 1950 inaugural draft (Round 8, Pick 19, 187th overall pick) by the San Francisco Meatballs.
10/20/1950 Won the 1950 Polaris Union Baseball Polaris Classic with the San Francisco Meatballs!
11/14/1950 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $8,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 76 (76); Control: 91 (100).
06/15/1951 Was selected to the 1951 Polaris Union Baseball All-Star Game.
11/01/1951 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $19,750 through arbitration.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 75 (75); Control: 85 (85).
07/11/1952 Was selected to the 1952 Polaris Union Baseball All-Star Game.
11/18/1952 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $27,500 through arbitration.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 75 (75); Control: 85 (85).
11/19/1953 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $40,337 through arbitration.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 74 (74); Control: 85 (85).
07/06/1954 Was selected to the 1954 Polaris Union Baseball All-Star Game.
08/11/1954 Signed a 4-year contract extension worth a total of $213,000 with the San Francisco Meatballs organization.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 73 (73); Control: 85 (85).
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 100 (100); Movement: 72 (72); Control: 84 (84).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year G Rank
1951 60 5
Year SV Rank
1951 20 9
1952 34 3
1953 26 6
1954 27 5
1955 28 6
1956 24 6
Year HLD Rank
1951 12 8
Year RA Rank
1951 60 5
Year GF Rank
1951 34 8
1952 47 2
1954 41 7
1956 37 9
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