Lloyd James Waner
Little Poison Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 150 lb.
Born: March 16, 1906 in Harrah, OK
School: East Central University (Ada, OK)
( All Transactions) Debut: April 12, 1927 (Age 21)
vs. CIN 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Pirates/Phillies/Reds/Braves/Dodgers 1927-1945 Final Game: September 16, 1945 (Age 39)
vs. NYG 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1967.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Lloyd Waner Page
Died: July 22, 1982 in Oklahoma City, OK Buried: Rose Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK
Relatives: Brother of Paul Waner
About biographical information
News -- December 2013
12/13 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: How I Came About My Hall of Fame Apathy: The Hall of Fame used to be one of my favorite subjects. Being a “Hall of Famer” was itself a meaningful designation and it ... News -- September 2013
9/9 Radical Baseball: Who's on first? Ichiro Suzuki, a Singles King.: Upon completing a plate appearance (PA) Ichiro Suzuki is no further than first base a high percentage of the time: 30.45%. This ... News -- May 2013
5/8 elysianfielders.com: This Day in Giants History: May 8, 1929: Carl Hubbell pitches a no-hitter against Pittsburgh at the Polo Grounds. Hubbell’s only difficult inning comes in the fifth ... News -- April 2013
4/24 Tomahawk Take: Braves Win DH, Lose Tough Wednesday Game In Colorado: After losing three games in a row and four out of five games the Atlanta Braves headed to one of the hottest teams in baseball. ...
4/24 Billy-Ball.com: The Uptons go Back-to-Back: B.J. Upton and his brother Justin Upton hit back-to-back homers for the first time, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado ...
4/24 Bush League Chronicle: Video: Brothers Justin, B.J. Upton hit back-to-back home runs: Your browser does not support iframes.Justin Upton and B.J. Upton did something on Tuesday that hadn't previously been accomplished ... News -- January 2013
1/24 The Baseball Continuum: Justin Upton to the Braves: Brothers in Baseball (and the many inexplicable appearances of the Padres): Well, that escalated quickly. I wake up, turn on the the TV, and then, BOOM! Upton family reunion in Atlanta. No, seriously, after ... News -- November 2012
11/21 Tomahawk Take: A Look At The New Hall Of Stats: Continuing my sabermetric theme, I thought I’d take a look at the new Hall of Stats site. This is mostly the brainchild ... News -- August 2012
8/15 Baseball With Matt: Land of the Free, Home of the Atlanta Braves 8/15/12: Hey Guys!Remember how I promised you guys a blog about the team located in the city that hosted the 1996 Olympics? Well here it ...
8/4 High Heat Stats: Lots of hits, but where are the RBI?: Thanks to regular poster Richard Chester for contributing this article and analysis. Richard is a long-time Yankees follower with ... News -- July 2012
7/24 High Heat Stats: End of an era – Ichiro leaves Seattle: Everyone has heard the news now of Seattle trading Ichiro to the Yankees. On one level, just a seller/buyer trade and one that ...
7/19 High Heat Stats: Wednesday game notes & gnawings: Giants 9, @Braves 4 (11): Mere box-score trolling could never capture the extra-inning loop-de-loops of this wild ride. Instead, ... News -- June 2012
6/3 High Heat Stats: Putting the ball in play – Anti-TTO specialists: HHS reader Paul E recently identified that Adam Dunn is on pace to obliterate the record for the highest season total of strikeouts ... News -- May 2012
5/29 James Smyth Broadcast: All-Time Bluefield Team - Johnny Gooch: Next up on the All-Time Bluefield-to-the-Bigs Team is backup catcher Johnny Gooch. Gregg Zaun has already been tabbed as the starter ... News -- January 2012
1/10 High Heat Stats: WAAS: Wins Above All-Star Level: (Errors in the HOF list in an earlier version of this post have been corrected.)In two recent columns (insider), ...
1/4 High Heat Stats: Don Mueller, 1927-2011: Don Mueller, a 12-year MLB veteran who led the majors with 212 hits in 1954, passed away on December 28.Mueller, a right fielder, was ... News -- December 2011
12/15 High Heat Stats: Jamey Carroll and the worst RBI rates in history: Jamey Carroll / Icon SMILast season, Jamey Carroll posted one of the lowest RBI rates in history. In fact, since 1920, just 24 ...
12/5 El Maquino: RON SANTO SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN INDUCTED: > Ron Santo got in the Hall of Fame today. Which is a total sham. The career .277 hitter has been rightfully kept out of ... News -- November 2011
11/30 High Heat Stats: David DeJesus comps: Now that David DeJesus has signed with the Cubs, I thought I'd take a quick look at some comps for him.It really matters how ...
11/4 WasWatching: The Mechanical Run Man: Since 1901, how many players have more than one season with 125+ runs scored where they hit less than 25 homeruns? Here is the ...
11/4 High Heat Stats: Matty Alou: Matty Alou passed away unexpectedly yesterday.Alou was a good player and was a top centerfielder in the game from 1966 to 1969 ... News -- June 2011
6/7 B-R Blog: “Roll Projector!” Is Jose Reyes on an Historic Pace?: [Pardon the repetition. This is an expansion on an earlier theme.] Here are some stats for Jose Reyes through the Mets' first ... News -- May 2011
5/9 B-R Blog: 3+ Seasons With 700+ PA & OPS+ >= 100: How many players have 3+ seasons of 700+ PA with an OPS+ of 100 or better? Here's the list: Rk Yrs From To Age 1 Pete Rose ... News -- April 2011
4/5 The Daily Catch: He’s On Pace To…: With some outrageous starts to the season, there is no better time to figure out some records that could be broken this season, ... News -- March 2011
3/16 My Pinstripes: Baseball Digest Birthdays: Lloyd Waner | Baseball Digest: Baseball Digest Birthdays: Lloyd Waner | Baseball DigestLloyd James Waner was born in Harrah, OK in 1906, just a few decades ... News -- January 2011
1/1 Subjective Baseball: Ten Worst Players in the Hall of Fame: I have no notes. Just a self-explanatory list.1. Tommy McCarthy, OF (BOS): 19 WAR/102 OPS+/32 FVMcCarthy was a rather ... News -- May 2010
5/19 B-R Blog: WAR Data: Best Position Players Not In the Hall of Fame: Here's a post concept that's sure to be a lightning rod for discussion: who are the best position players not to be inducted into ...
5/3 B-R Blog: Pinky Whitney: Today, on the radio, I heard about Robinson Cano having so many hits in the first five years of his career. So, I wanted to see ... News -- April 2010
4/23 B-R Blog: More on Jim Edmonds: Jim Edmonds is off to a fast start with the Brewers after sitting out all of 2009. Not that long ago we had a good debate about ...