From BR Bullpen
Clyde Elias Kimsey
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.
- Debut April 21, 1929
- Final Game July 29, 1936
- Born August 6, 1906 in Copperhill, TN USA
- Died December 3, 1942 in Pryor, OK USA
 Biographical Information
Chad Kimsey pitched six years in the majors, sometimes with excellent ERA's. He also was a great hitter for a pitcher, hitting .282 with a slugging percentage of .432 in his major league career. In his most notable year as a hitter, 1930, he hit .343 on a team that hit .268. He had a higher batting average than any regular, outhitting Goose Goslin and Heinie Manush.
Of the 198 games he appeared in as a pitcher, he finished 136 of them. He appeared in 227 total major league games, presumably appearing the extra 29 times as a pinch-hitter.
Kimsey died at the age of 36 in a truck crash.