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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
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
104
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
68
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
94
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
29
PH
4
3
.571
9
7
4
0
0
53.2
37
32
61
2
16
28
0
0
237
5.37
97
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
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
137
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
34
SP
10
3
.769
17
11
7
1
1
99.0
42
32
87
23
53
2
5
2.91
132
MULT
35
SP
11
5
.688
20
13
12
2
0
141.0
56
44
137
2
36
95
0
3
584
2.81
175
MULT
36
SP
6
5
.545
13
9
7
1
0
81.0
32
24
78
1
17
58
0
0
3
333
2.67
169
MULT
MULT
37
SP
11
5
.688
17
14
12
1
0
123.0
45
39
122
2
23
88
0
0
1
511
2.85
146
38
SP
5
8
.385
17
11
6
0
2
84.1
55
43
96
7
14
43
0
0
2
359
4.59
96
BEG
NN2
39
SP
8
5
.615
16
14
11
0
0
120.1
51
35
112
2
24
59
0
2
496
2.62
147
BEG
40
SP
11
4
.733
19
13
12
0
0
137.2
44
26
112
2
23
88
1
2
541
1.70
190
15
7
SP
107
69
.608
220
159
117
9
6
1412.2
674
516
1428
33
303
744
4
0
25
4735
3.29
133
162 Game Average
19
12
.608
39
29
21
2
1
253.1
121
93
256
7
54
133
1
0
4
1070
3.29
133
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
107
68
.611
219
159
117
9
6
1410.2
673
515
1425
33
303
744
4
0
25
4728
3.29
133
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
41
 
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
104
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
68
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
98
51
.658
184
136
103
8
5
1221.2
554
420
1205
28
267
666
4
0
22
3892
3.09
141
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
131
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
0
44
0.73
695
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
41



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%
7.0%
2.75
1.81
0.5%
1.0%
CRS
NN2
26
SP
58.2
1.77
1.48
8.4%
12.7%
5.2%
8.1%
1.60
1.57
1.0%
0.9%
CEG
NN2
27
RF
35.0
1.31
1.57
9.8%
11.1%
3.9%
8.7%
2.50
1.27
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
PH
53.2
1.43
1.50
11.8%
11.6%
6.8%
8.3%
1.75
1.40
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
1.42
8.9%
13.8%
5.1%
10.3%
1.75
1.29
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
1.53
16.3%
12.5%
6.2%
7.6%
2.64
1.34
0.3%
0.5%
MULT
36
SP
81.0
1.17
1.46
17.4%
10.2%
5.1%
7.3%
3.41
1.42
0.3%
1.0%
MULT
MULT
37
SP
123.0
1.18
1.44
17.2%
12.8%
4.5%
8.3%
3.83
1.57
0.4%
0.4%
38
SP
84.1
1.30
1.43
12.0%
13.5%
3.9%
8.1%
3.07
1.33
1.9%
0.5%
BEG
NN2
39
SP
120.1
1.13
1.38
11.9%
13.6%
4.8%
8.7%
2.46
1.57
0.4%
1.0%
BEG
40
SP
137.2
0.98
1.31
16.3%
16.1%
4.3%
10.4%
3.83
1.63
0.4%
0.6%
15
7
SP
1412.2
1.23
1.42
12.5%
12.3%
5.1%
8.6%
2.46
1.45
0.7%
1.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1410.2
1.22
1.42
12.5%
12.3%
5.1%
8.6%
2.46
1.45
0.7%
1.0%
1
vs Major Leagues
2.0
1.50
1.05
0.0%
11.9%
0.0%
7.9%
0.00
1.51
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%
7.0%
2.75
1.81
0.5%
1.0%
1
Cleveland Red Sox
RP
58.2
1.77
1.48
8.4%
12.7%
5.2%
8.1%
1.60
1.57
1.0%
0.9%
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
1221.2
1.20
1.43
13.1%
12.2%
5.2%
8.8%
2.49
1.40
0.7%
1.0%
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
1.26
4.8%
14.4%
0.0%
4.0%
0.00
3.63
0.0%
0.0%
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
12.1
0.65
1.49
22.7%
11.1%
6.8%
8.3%
3.33
1.34
0.0%
0.8%
1
Negro All Stars
-
2.0
1.50
1.05
0.0%
11.9%
0.0%
7.9%
0.00
1.51
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
PH
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
333
311
32
78
9
5
1
0
0
17
58
0
3
2
3
.251
.296
.322
.618
MULT
MULT
37
SP
17
511
478
45
122
14
3
2
3
23
88
1
10
10
.255
.291
.310
.600
38
SP
17
359
335
55
96
12
6
7
10
1
14
43
2
2
8
0
5
.287
.319
.421
.740
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
23
88
2
10
15
.221
.258
.275
.533
15
7
SP
220
4735
4382
674
1428
155
59
33
54
4
303
744
2
25
101
0
78
.262
.303
.347
.650
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
219
4728
4375
673
1425
155
59
33
54
4
303
744
2
25
100
0
78
.262
.303
.347
.650
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
3892
3604
554
1205
120
47
28
36
0
267
666
1
22
74
69
.257
.299
.340
.639
5
East All Stars
RP
7
73
64
6
19
1
0
0
3
4
6
10
1
0
3
0
1
.297
.357
.313
.670
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
44
41
1
5
0
0
0
0
0
3
10
0
0
0
0
.122
.182
.122
.304
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, 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