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Harry Byrd

Harry Gladwin Byrd

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 188 lb.

Born: February 3, 1925 in Darlington, SC
Signed
by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1946. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 21, 1950 (Age 25.077, 8,256th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Tigers/WhiteSox/Yankees/Orioles 1950-1957

Final Game: September 27, 1957 (Age 32.236)
Died: May 14, 1985 in Darlington, SC
Buried: Darlington Memory Gardens, Hartsville, SC
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Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1950 25 PHA AL 0 0 16.88 6 0 2 0 0 0 10.2 25 20 20 3 9 2 2 0 3 65 28 8.96 3.188 21.1 2.5 7.6 1.7 0.22
1952 27 PHA AL 15 15 .500 3.31 37 28 7 15 3 2 228.1 244 100 84 12 98 116 7 0 4 1008 119 3.44 1.498 9.6 0.5 3.9 4.6 1.18 RoY-1
1953 28 PHA AL 11 20 .355 5.51 40 37 0 11 2 0 236.2 279 155 145 23 115 122 14 1 6 1090 78 4.46 1.665 10.6 0.9 4.4 4.6 1.06
1954 29 NYY AL 9 7 .563 2.99 25 21 0 5 1 0 132.1 131 56 44 10 43 52 7 0 5 567 116 3.73 1.315 8.9 0.7 2.9 3.5 1.21
1955 30 TOT AL 7 8 .467 4.61 39 20 9 2 2 2 156.1 149 82 80 17 58 5 69 9 0 1 667 84 4.18 1.324 8.6 1.0 3.3 4.0 1.19
1955 30 BAL AL 3 2 .600 4.55 14 8 3 1 1 1 65.1 64 33 33 7 28 1 25 7 0 0 287 83 4.60 1.408 8.8 1.0 3.9 3.4 0.89
1955 30 CHW AL 4 6 .400 4.65 25 12 6 1 1 1 91.0 85 49 47 10 30 4 44 2 0 1 380 85 3.88 1.264 8.4 1.0 3.0 4.4 1.47
1956 31 CHW AL 0 1 .000 10.38 3 1 0 0 0 0 4.1 9 6 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 26 43 5.14 3.000 18.7 0.0 8.3 0.0 0.00
1957 32 DET AL 4 3 .571 3.36 37 1 18 0 0 5 59.0 53 23 22 6 28 4 20 2 0 1 252 116 4.63 1.373 8.1 0.9 4.3 3.1 0.71
7 Yrs 46 54 .460 4.35 187 108 36 33 8 9 827.2 890 442 400 71 355 9 381 41 1 20 3675 91 4.08 1.504 9.7 0.8 3.9 4.1 1.07
162 Game Avg. 11 12 .460 4.35 43 25 8 8 2 2 191 205 102 92 16 82 88 9 0 5 847 91 4.08 1.504 9.7 0.8 3.9 4.1 1.07
PHA (3 yrs) 26 35 .426 4.71 83 65 9 26 5 2 475.2 548 275 249 38 222 240 23 1 13 2163 88 4.07 1.619 10.4 0.7 4.2 4.5 1.08
CHW (2 yrs) 4 7 .364 4.91 28 13 6 1 1 1 95.1 94 55 52 10 34 4 44 2 0 1 406 81 3.94 1.343 8.9 0.9 3.2 4.2 1.29
NYY (1 yr) 9 7 .563 2.99 25 21 0 5 1 0 132.1 131 56 44 10 43 52 7 0 5 567 116 3.73 1.315 8.9 0.7 2.9 3.5 1.21
DET (1 yr) 4 3 .571 3.36 37 1 18 0 0 5 59.0 53 23 22 6 28 4 20 2 0 1 252 116 4.63 1.373 8.1 0.9 4.3 3.1 0.71
BAL (1 yr) 3 2 .600 4.55 14 8 3 1 1 1 65.1 64 33 33 7 28 1 25 7 0 0 287 83 4.60 1.408 8.8 1.0 3.9 3.4 0.89
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1950 25 PHA AL 10.2 6 0 20 16.88 5.38 -0.14 0.00 101.9 5.62 -13 -1.1 .1 0.4 -0.5 -12 .322 .493
1952 27 PHA AL 228.1 37 28 100 3.94 4.14 -0.10 0.00 109.0 4.62 16 1.9 1.3 -0.2 3.6 35 .550 .511 RoY-1
1953 28 PHA AL 236.2 40 37 155 5.89 4.47 -0.23 0.00 106.3 4.99 -26 -2.5 1.2 -0.1 -0.6 -4 .437 .484
1954 29 NYY AL 132.1 25 21 56 3.81 3.85 0.13 0.00 99.4 3.70 -1 -0.1 1.3 -0.1 0.9 9 .495 .499
1955 30 BAL AL 65.1 14 8 33 4.55 4.48 -0.37 0.00 99.6 4.83 1 0.1 1.4 -0.1 0.6 7 .510 .501
1955 30 CHW AL 91.0 25 12 49 4.85 4.33 0.25 0.00 98.1 4.00 -9 -1.0 1.2 -0.1 -0.3 -1 .462 .494
1956 31 CHW AL 4.1 3 1 6 12.46 6.09 0.13 0.00 91.3 5.44 -3 -0.3 1.7 -0.0 -0.3 -3 .395 .498
1957 32 DET AL 59.0 37 1 23 3.51 4.24 0.19 0.00 103.1 4.17 5 0.5 1.2 -0.0 1.0 9 .514 .503
7 Seasons 827.2 187 108 442 4.81 4.27 -0.06 0.00 104.1 4.51 -31 -2.5 1.2 -0.1 4.4 39 .487 .498
PHA (3 yrs) 475.2 83 65 275 5.20 4.33 -0.16 0.00 107.5 4.83 -23 -1.7 .9 0.2 2.4 18 .479 .497
CHW (2 yrs) 95.1 28 13 55 5.19 4.41 0.25 0.00 97.7 4.07 -13 -1.3 1.3 -0.1 -0.6 -4 .455 .495
NYY (1 yr) 132.1 25 21 56 3.81 3.85 0.13 0.00 99.4 3.70 -1 -0.1 1.3 -0.1 0.9 9 .495 .499
DET (1 yr) 59.0 37 1 23 3.51 4.24 0.19 0.00 103.1 4.17 5 0.5 1.2 -0.0 1.0 9 .514 .503
BAL (1 yr) 65.1 14 8 33 4.55 4.48 -0.37 0.00 99.6 4.83 1 0.1 1.4 -0.1 0.6 7 .510 .501

Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1950 25 PHA AL 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 /1
1952 27 PHA AL 37 84 75 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 21 .133 .167 .160 .327 -11 12 0 0 6 1 RoY-1
1953 28 PHA AL 40 85 81 9 18 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 13 .222 .232 .222 .454 21 18 3 0 3 1
1954 29 NYY AL 25 53 46 1 9 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 10 .196 .260 .196 .456 28 9 1 0 3 0 1
1955 30 TOT AL 39 56 49 2 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 13 .102 .120 .102 .222 -39 5 1 0 6 0 0 1
1955 30 BAL AL 14 23 19 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 6 .158 .200 .158 .358 1 3 1 0 3 0 0 1
1955 30 CHW AL 25 33 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .067 .067 .067 .133 -64 2 0 0 3 0 0 1
1956 31 CHW AL 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
1957 32 DET AL 37 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
7 Yrs 187 291 262 16 42 2 0 0 14 1 1 9 60 .160 .188 .168 .356 -3 44 5 0 20 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 252 227 14 36 2 0 0 12 1 1 8 52 .160 .188 .168 .356 -3 38 4 0 17
PHA (3 yrs) 83 171 158 13 28 2 0 0 8 0 0 4 35 .177 .198 .190 .387 4 30 3 0 9
CHW (2 yrs) 28 34 31 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .065 .065 .065 .129 -65 2 0 0 3 0 0
NYY (1 yr) 25 53 46 1 9 0 0 0 5 0 1 4 10 .196 .260 .196 .456 28 9 1 0 3 0
DET (1 yr) 37 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 2 0 0
BAL (1 yr) 14 23 19 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 6 .158 .200 .158 .358 1 3 1 0 3 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1950 25 PHA AL 6 2 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .494 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
1952 27 PHA AL 37 84 -12 -0 0 0 9 -2 -0.3 0 -2 -0.3 .493 .498 -0.3 0.0 -2 1 RoY-1
1953 28 PHA AL 40 85 -8 0 -0 0 9 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 0.0 2 1
1954 29 NYY AL 25 53 -5 -1 -0 0 6 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0 1
1955 30 BAL AL 14 23 -3 0 -0 0 2 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .496 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0 1
1955 30 CHW AL 25 33 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2 1
1956 31 CHW AL 3 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .494 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /1
1957 32 DET AL 37 10 -3 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -1 1
7 Seasons 187 291 -36 -0 1 0 32 -4 -0.5 0 -4 -0.5 .497 .500 -0.5 0.0 -4
PHA (3 yrs) 83 171 -20 -0 0 0 19 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .498 .500 -0.2 0.0 -1
CHW (2 yrs) 28 34 -5 0 0 0 3 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .494 .499 -0.2 0.0 -2
NYY (1 yr) 25 53 -5 -1 -0 0 6 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .502 .500 0.1 0.0 0
DET (1 yr) 37 10 -3 0 0 0 1 -1 -0.2 0 -1 -0.2 .496 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -1
BAL (1 yr) 14 23 -3 0 -0 0 2 -0 -0.1 0 -0 -0.1 .496 .500 -0.1 0.0 -0

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1950 PHA AL 25 P 6 0 0 10.2 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.69 0.33 .950 2.02 1.98 0 0 0
1952 PHA AL 27 P 37 28 15 228.1 62 26 32 4 5 .935 2.29 1.57 .966 2.10 2.10 5 13 72% 46% 2 RoY-1
1953 PHA AL 28 P 40 37 11 236.2 43 6 35 2 1 .953 1.56 1.03 .957 1.95 1.93 6 8 57% 51% 2
1954 NYY AL 29 P 25 21 5 132.1 28 5 21 2 2 .929 1.77 1.04 .959 2.01 1.99 5 2 29% 48% 0
1955 TOT AL 30 P 39 20 2 156.1 34 9 24 1 0 .971 1.90 0.85 .956 1.99 1.97 4 4 50% 47% 2
1955 BAL AL 30 P 14 8 1 65.1 12 4 8 0 0 1.000 1.65 0.86 .956 1.98 1.97 1 2 67% 47% 0
1955 CHW AL 30 P 25 12 1 91.0 22 5 16 1 0 .955 2.08 0.84 .956 1.99 1.97 3 2 40% 47% 2
1956 CHW AL 31 P 3 1 0 4.1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 4.15 0.67 .950 1.87 1.90 0 0 0
1957 DET AL 32 P 37 1 0 59.0 10 0 10 0 0 1.000 1.53 0.27 .963 1.98 2.00 1 4 80% 47% 0
7 Seasons P 187 108 33 827.2 181 46 126 9 8 .950 1.87 0.92 .960 2.01 2.00 21 31 60% 48% 6
7 Seasons TOT 187 108 33 827.2 181 46 126 9 8 .950 1.87 0.92 .960 2.01 2.00 21 31 60% 48% 6
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
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Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1952 AL  3.6 (9th)

Wins s c a p y
1952 AL  15 (7th)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1955 AL  1.324 (9th)

Strikeouts per 9 IP s c a p y
1953 AL  4.639 (8th)

Innings Pitched s c a p y
1952 AL  228.3 (10th)
1953 AL  236.7 (8th)

Strikeouts s c a p y
1953 AL  122 (6th)

Games Started s c a p y
1953 AL  37 (1st)

Complete Games s c a p y
1952 AL  15 (7th)
1953 AL  11 (10th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1952 AL  3 (8th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1953 AL  23 (3rd)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1952 AL  98 (5th)
1953 AL  115 (2nd)

Hits s c a p y
1952 AL  244 (2nd)
1953 AL  279 (2nd)

Home Runs per 9 IP s c a p y
1952 AL  0.473 (10th)

Losses s c a p y
1952 AL  15 (4th)
1953 AL  20 (1st)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1953 AL  145 (1st)

Wild Pitches s c a p y
1953 AL  6 (9th)
1954 AL  5 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1952 AL  7 (3rd)
1953 AL  14 (1st)
1954 AL  7 (5th)
1955 AL  9 (2nd)

Batters Faced s c a p y
1952 AL  1,008 (6th)
1953 AL  1,090 (5th)

Putouts as P s c a p y
1952 AL  26 (3rd)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1952 AL  4 (2nd)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 1 (856), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 20 (1091), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 3 (1638), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 1 (2061), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (1328th), 3.9 career WAR/3.9 7yr-peak WAR/3.9 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Harry Gladwin hal Harry Byrd

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