Thomas E. Merrick

Thomas E. Merrick is a retired North Dakota District Court judge, and an Air Force veteran, currently living in Buffalo, Minnesota. He attended his first major league game on July 9, 1961 at Briggs Stadium with his father and brother, and watched his father’s beloved Detroit Tigers sweep a doubleheader from the Los Angeles Angels. He has been a SABR member since 2000 and frequently contributes essays to the SABR Games Project. His article, “Swede Risberg’s journey to Jamestown,” appeared in the June 2019 Black Sox Scandal Research Committee Newsletter. Among his many blessings are his wife Pamela, their three children, and their two granddaughters.

 

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SABR Games Project stories written by Thomas E. Merrick

  • July 17, 1917: William Rumler delivers a win for Eddie Plank and the Browns
  • August 30, 1916: Boston’s Dutch Leonard no-hits the Browns at Fenway Park
  • June 24, 1914: Kaiserling, Kauff lead Hoosiers past Packers, extending winning streak to 15
  • April 20, 1914: Cardinals’ Bill Doak strikes out 10 in shutout of Cubs
  • October 4, 1913: Zany Senators defeat Red Sox in slapstick season finale despite Hal Janvrin’s two homers
  • June 30, 1913: Ad Brennan knocks out John McGraw after Giants wrestle first place from Phillies
  • May 22, 1913: Browns’ Dwight Stone strands 15 runners to shut out the Yankees
  • May 21, 1913: Gavvy Cravath and Tom Seaton star as Phillies crush Cincinnati 12-0
  • May 11, 1913: Shoeless Joe Jackson’s first-inning grand slam sparks Naps over Yankees
  • April 29, 1913: Ty Cobb’s holdout ends
  • April 26, 1913: Chicago’s Reb Russell earns a walk-off first win thanks to Shano Collins
  • April 24, 1913: Gus Williams hits three triples to power the Browns over the White Sox
  • August 11, 1912: Shoeless Joe Jackson becomes first American Leaguer to steal home twice in one game
  • June 5, 1912: Roy Mitchell pitches, hits Browns over A’s
  • October 6, 1911: Cy Young pitches his final game

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