Harry Gladwin Byrd
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.
Debut: April 21, 1950 (Age 25.077, 8,256th in MLB history)
vs. BOS 0.1 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 3 BB, 4 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Tigers/WhiteSox/Yankees/Orioles 1950-1957
Last Game: September 27, 1957 (Age 32.236)
vs. KCA 3.2 IP, 3 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER, L
Died: May 14, 1985 in Darlington, SC
Buried: Darlington Memory Gardens, Hartsville, SC
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