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William Henry Merritt (born July 30, 1870 – November 17, 1937) was a Major League Baseball player who played catcher from 1891-1899. He would play for the Boston Beaneaters, Chicago Colts, Louisville Colonels, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Cincinnati Reds.

Bill Merritt
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Merritt with the Pittsburgh Pirates
Born: July 30, 1870
Lowell, Massachusetts
Died: November 17, 1937(1937-11-17) (aged 67)
Lowell, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 8, 1891, for the Chicago Colts
Last MLB appearance
October 15, 1899, for the Boston Beaneaters
MLB statistics
At bats1414
Home Runs8
Batting average.272


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