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Bill Byrd



William Byrd


Born: July 15, 1907 in Canton, GA
Died: January 4, 1991 in Philadelphia, PA
          (83 years old)

Bats: B
Throws: R
Ht: 6'1"
Wt: 210
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Notes:


• Buried: Ivy Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia, PA)


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
MULT
35
SP
11
5
.688
20
13
12
2
0
141.0
56
44
137
2
36
95
0
3
584
2.81
177
MULT
MULT
37
SP
11
5
.688
17
14
12
1
0
120.0
41
34
119
0
16
79
0
0
7
2.55
160
BEG
40
SP
11
4
.733
19
13
12
0
0
137.2
44
26
112
2
24
88
1
2
541
1.70
191
BEG
NN2
39
SP
8
5
.615
16
14
11
0
0
120.2
51
35
112
2
24
59
0
2
496
2.61
150
MULT
31
SP
10
3
.769
17
13
10
0
0
111.2
47
39
126
0
24
42
0
0
0
28
3.14
140
CBB
NN2
25
SP
3
8
.273
13
11
8
0
1
95.0
59
45
104
2
12
33
0
1
412
4.26
103
33
SP
8
3
.727
14
11
8
2
0
90.0
32
20
73
0
25
45
0
0
0
3
2.00
203
BEG
NN2
30
SP
7
2
.778
13
9
7
0
1
83.1
42
34
85
3
21
30
0
1
353
3.67
132
BEG
NN2
34
SP
10
3
.769
17
11
7
1
1
99.0
42
32
87
23
53
2
5
2.91
132
MULT
36
SP
5
5
.500
13
8
6
1
0
71.0
32
26
71
0
12
41
0
0
0
8
3.30
133
CRS
NN2
26
SP
2
8
.200
11
9
5
0
0
58.2
53
45
89
3
15
24
0
2
286
6.90
66
28
SP
9
4
.692
17
10
5
2
1
99.0
52
36
106
3
24
43
1
0
2
439
3.27
141
38
SP
6
9
.400
17
11
5
0
1
82.0
55
43
93
0
15
43
0
0
2
20
4.72
89
29
SP
4
3
.571
9
7
4
0
0
53.2
37
32
61
2
16
28
0
0
237
5.37
98
CEG
NN2
27
RF
2
3
.400
7
4
3
0
0
35.0
27
22
40
4
6
15
0
1
153
5.66
92
15
7
SP
107
70
.605
220
158
115
9
5
1397.2
670
513
1415
23
293
718
4
0
21
3567
3.30
132
162 Game Average
19
13
.605
40
28
21
2
1
251.1
121
92
255
7
53
129
1
0
4
1083
3.30
132
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
107
69
.608
219
158
115
9
5
1395.2
669
512
1412
23
293
718
4
0
21
3560
3.30
132
1
vs Major Leagues
0
1
.000
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
1
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
7
4.50
44
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Columbus Blue Birds
SP
3
8
.273
13
11
8
0
1
95.0
59
45
104
2
12
33
0
1
412
4.26
103
1
Cleveland Red Sox
RP
2
8
.200
11
9
5
0
0
58.2
53
45
89
3
15
24
0
2
286
6.90
66
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
98
52
.653
184
135
101
8
4
1206.2
550
417
1192
18
257
640
4
18
2749
3.11
140
5
East All Stars
RP
2
1
.667
7
2
0
0
0
17.0
6
4
19
0
6
10
0
0
0
73
2.12
132
1
South All Stars
RP
1
0
1.000
1
0
0
0
0
6.0
0
0
3
0
0
1
0
0
21
0.00
0
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
1
0
1.000
3
1
1
1
0
12.1
1
1
5
0
3
10
0
0
19
0.73
702
1
Negro All Stars
-
0
1
.000
1
0
0
0
0
2.0
1
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
7
4.50
44



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
CBB
NN2
25
SP
95.0
1.22
1.38
8.0%
12.6%
2.9%
6.9%
2.75
1.82
0.5%
1.0%
CRS
NN2
26
SP
58.2
1.77
1.46
8.4%
12.8%
5.2%
8.1%
1.60
1.58
1.0%
0.9%
CEG
NN2
27
RF
35.0
1.31
1.55
9.8%
11.2%
3.9%
8.7%
2.50
1.29
2.6%
1.4%
28
SP
99.0
1.31
1.47
9.8%
13.6%
5.5%
8.0%
1.79
1.36
0.7%
0.8%
29
SP
53.2
1.43
1.51
11.8%
11.6%
6.8%
8.4%
1.75
1.39
0.8%
1.5%
BEG
NN2
30
SP
83.1
1.27
1.48
8.5%
11.5%
5.9%
9.2%
1.43
1.24
0.8%
1.5%
MULT
31
SP
111.2
1.34
1.44
8.9%
13.8%
5.1%
10.4%
1.75
1.28
0.0%
33
SP
90.0
1.09
1.37
12.5%
12.5%
7.0%
5.8%
1.80
1.33
0.0%
BEG
NN2
34
SP
99.0
1.11
1.32
13.1%
12.3%
5.7%
8.9%
2.30
1.38
MULT
35
SP
141.0
1.23
1.54
16.3%
12.3%
6.2%
7.7%
2.64
1.31
0.3%
0.5%
MULT
36
SP
71.0
1.17
1.44
14.1%
9.5%
4.1%
7.1%
3.42
1.35
0.0%
MULT
MULT
37
SP
120.0
1.13
1.42
16.3%
12.5%
3.3%
8.1%
4.94
1.61
0.0%
38
SP
82.0
1.32
1.39
12.3%
13.6%
4.3%
7.8%
2.87
1.47
0.0%
BEG
NN2
39
SP
120.2
1.13
1.39
11.9%
13.6%
4.8%
8.8%
2.46
1.55
0.4%
1.0%
BEG
40
SP
137.2
0.99
1.32
16.3%
16.2%
4.4%
10.5%
3.67
1.65
0.4%
0.6%
15
7
SP
1397.2
1.22
1.42
12.2%
12.3%
5.0%
8.5%
2.45
1.45
0.6%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1395.2
1.22
1.42
12.3%
12.3%
5.0%
8.5%
2.45
1.45
0.6%
1.1%
1
vs Major Leagues
2.0
1.50
1.07
0.0%
11.8%
0.0%
8.1%
0.00
1.47
0.0%
0.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
1
Columbus Blue Birds
SP
95.0
1.22
1.38
8.0%
12.6%
2.9%
6.9%
2.75
1.82
0.5%
1.0%
1
Cleveland Red Sox
RP
58.2
1.77
1.46
8.4%
12.8%
5.2%
8.1%
1.60
1.58
1.0%
0.9%
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
1206.2
1.20
1.43
12.8%
12.2%
5.1%
8.7%
2.49
1.41
0.7%
1.1%
5
East All Stars
RP
17.0
1.47
1.20
13.7%
15.5%
8.2%
9.0%
1.67
1.85
0.0%
0.9%
1
South All Stars
RP
6.0
0.50
1.40
4.8%
13.9%
0.0%
4.2%
0.00
3.29
0.0%
0.0%
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
12.1
0.65
1.49
22.2%
10.5%
6.7%
8.1%
3.33
1.29
0.0%
0.7%
1
Negro All Stars
-
2.0
1.50
1.07
0.0%
11.8%
0.0%
8.1%
0.00
1.47
0.0%
0.0%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
CBB
NN2
25
SP
13
412
383
59
104
19
6
2
9
12
33
1
16
5
.272
.295
.368
.664
CRS
NN2
26
SP
11
286
262
53
89
15
6
3
6
15
24
2
7
3
.340
.380
.477
.857
CEG
NN2
27
RF
7
153
143
27
40
9
2
4
5
6
15
1
3
3
.280
.313
.455
.768
28
SP
17
439
399
52
106
11
8
3
3
24
43
2
14
0
10
.266
.311
.356
.666
29
SP
9
237
213
37
61
8
4
2
1
16
28
0
8
3
.286
.336
.390
.726
BEG
NN2
30
SP
13
353
322
42
85
10
3
3
3
21
30
1
9
10
.264
.311
.342
.653
MULT
31
SP
17
28
25
47
126
0
0
0
0
2
24
42
0
0
1
0
0
5.040
3.061
5.040
8.101
33
SP
14
3
3
32
73
0
0
0
0
1
25
45
0
0
0
0
0
24.333
3.500
24.333
27.833
BEG
NN2
34
SP
17
42
87
23
53
5
MULT
35
SP
20
584
539
56
137
16
8
2
3
36
95
3
6
.254
.304
.325
.629
MULT
36
SP
13
8
6
32
71
0
0
0
0
12
41
0
1
0
0
11.833
4.611
11.833
16.444
MULT
MULT
37
SP
17
7
7
41
119
0
0
0
0
16
79
0
1
0
17.000
5.870
17.000
22.870
38
SP
17
20
16
55
93
0
0
0
3
1
15
43
1
2
1
0
1
5.813
3.333
5.813
9.146
BEG
NN2
39
SP
16
496
463
51
112
19
4
2
6
24
59
2
7
11
.242
.282
.313
.595
BEG
40
SP
19
541
506
44
112
13
4
2
5
24
88
2
9
15
.221
.259
.275
.534
15
7
SP
220
3567
3287
670
1415
120
45
23
44
4
293
718
1
21
83
0
61
.263
.305
.348
.652
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
219
3560
3280
669
1412
120
45
23
44
4
293
718
1
21
82
0
61
.263
.304
.348
.652
1
vs Major Leagues
1
7
7
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.429
.429
.429
.857
 
Team Lg Pos
1
Columbus Blue Birds
SP
13
412
383
59
104
19
6
2
9
12
33
1
16
5
.272
.295
.368
.664
1
Cleveland Red Sox
RP
11
286
262
53
89
15
6
3
6
15
24
2
7
3
.340
.380
.477
.857
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
184
2749
2533
550
1192
85
33
18
26
257
640
18
56
52
.254
.299
.335
.634
5
East All Stars
RP
7
73
63
6
19
1
0
0
3
4
6
10
1
0
3
0
1
.302
.362
.317
.680
1
South All Stars
RP
1
21
21
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
.143
.143
.143
.286
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
3
19
18
1
5
0
0
0
0
3
10
0
0
.111
.158
.111
.269
1
Negro All Stars
-
1
7
7
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
.429
.429
.429
.857

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All biographical data, copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James