Bill Byrd - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

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
100
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
60
CEG
NN2
27
RF
1
3
.250
5
3
2
0
0
25.0
23
19
30
3
6
13
0
1
113
6.84
75
WEG
NN2
28
SP
9
4
.692
16
10
5
2
0
96.0
51
36
102
3
23
41
1
2
425
3.38
141
29
SP
3
3
.500
8
7
4
0
0
47.1
32
28
52
1
13
24
0
0
207
5.32
90
BEG
NN2
30
SP
7
2
.778
12
9
7
0
0
82.1
42
34
85
3
21
29
0
1
350
3.72
127
BEG
MULT
31
SP
9
3
.750
15
11
10
0
0
104.2
46
38
119
22
38
0
3.27
132
BEG
NN2
33
SP
8
3
.727
13
11
8
2
0
89.0
32
20
72
25
45
0
0
2.02
198
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
174
NN2
36
SP
5
5
.500
12
8
6
1
0
69.0
32
26
69
12
41
0
0
3.39
122
37
SP
11
5
.688
17
14
1
12
1
0
120.0
41
34
119
0
16
79
0
0
7
2.55
154
BEG
NN2
38
SP
5
8
.385
15
11
5
0
1
78.0
51
40
88
12
39
0
2
4.62
91
BEG
NN2
39
SP
8
5
.615
16
14
2
11
0
0
120.2
51
35
112
2
24
59
0
2
496
2.61
153
14
6
SP
92
65
.586
190
142
3
102
9
3
1225.2
611
476
1265
19
260
613
3
19
2880
3.50
123
162 Game Average
19
13
.586
39
29
7
21
2
1
251.0
125
97
259
7
53
126
1
4
1100
3.50
123
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
92
64
.590
189
142
2
102
9
3
1223.2
610
475
1262
19
260
613
3
19
2873
3.49
123
1
vs Major Leaguers
0
1
.000
1
0
1
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
100
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
60
12
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
85
48
.639
161
121
2
88
8
2
1051.2
497
384
1061
14
230
545
3
16
2135
3.29
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
662
1
Negro All Stars
-
0
1
.000
1
0
1
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
1.35
8.0%
12.9%
2.9%
6.6%
2.75
1.93
0.5%
1.1%
CRS
NN2
26
SP
58.2
1.77
1.37
8.4%
13.0%
5.2%
7.7%
1.60
1.69
1.0%
0.9%
CEG
NN2
27
RF
25.0
1.44
1.54
11.5%
11.1%
5.3%
8.6%
2.17
1.29
2.7%
1.5%
WEG
NN2
28
SP
96.0
1.30
1.51
9.6%
11.6%
5.4%
9.0%
1.78
1.29
0.7%
1.6%
29
SP
47.1
1.37
1.43
11.6%
12.1%
6.3%
8.2%
1.85
1.48
0.5%
1.4%
BEG
NN2
30
SP
82.1
1.29
1.44
8.3%
11.6%
6.0%
9.1%
1.38
1.27
0.9%
1.4%
BEG
MULT
31
SP
104.2
1.35
1.42
8.5%
12.5%
4.9%
9.5%
1.73
1.30
BEG
NN2
33
SP
89.0
1.09
1.36
12.6%
10.4%
7.0%
7.9%
1.80
1.31
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
1.52
16.3%
11.1%
6.2%
9.2%
2.64
1.26
0.3%
0.6%
NN2
36
SP
69.0
1.17
1.40
14.5%
10.2%
4.2%
7.4%
3.42
1.38
37
SP
120.0
1.13
1.38
16.3%
12.6%
3.3%
8.0%
4.94
1.65
0.0%
BEG
NN2
38
SP
78.0
1.28
1.40
11.9%
12.1%
3.6%
8.3%
3.25
1.45
BEG
NN2
39
SP
120.2
1.13
1.41
11.9%
13.5%
4.8%
8.8%
2.46
1.53
0.4%
1.0%
14
6
SP
1225.2
1.24
1.41
11.8%
12.1%
5.0%
8.4%
2.36
1.45
0.7%
1.1%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
14
Negro Leagues
1223.2
1.24
1.41
11.9%
12.1%
5.0%
8.4%
2.36
1.45
0.7%
1.1%
1
vs Major Leaguers
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
1.35
8.0%
12.9%
2.9%
6.6%
2.75
1.93
0.5%
1.1%
1
Cleveland Red Sox
RP
58.2
1.77
1.37
8.4%
13.0%
5.2%
7.7%
1.60
1.69
1.0%
0.9%
12
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
1051.2
1.23
1.42
12.4%
11.9%
5.2%
8.6%
2.37
1.39
0.7%
1.2%
1
South All Stars
RP
6.0
0.50
1.85
4.8%
10.1%
0.0%
9.2%
0.00
1.10
0.0%
0.2%
2
Philadelphia Stars
SP
12.1
0.65
1.44
22.2%
10.6%
6.7%
8.0%
3.33
1.33
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
5
113
103
23
30
8
2
3
5
6
13
1
3
2
.291
.336
.495
.832
WEG
NN2
28
SP
16
425
387
51
102
10
8
3
3
23
41
2
13
10
.264
.308
.354
.662
29
SP
8
207
187
32
52
7
4
1
1
13
24
0
7
3
.278
.325
.374
.699
BEG
NN2
30
SP
12
350
319
42
85
10
3
3
3
21
29
1
9
10
.266
.314
.345
.659
BEG
MULT
31
SP
15
46
119
22
38
0
BEG
NN2
33
SP
13
32
72
25
45
0
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
NN2
36
SP
12
32
69
12
41
0
37
SP
17
7
7
41
119
0
0
0
0
16
79
0
1
0
17.000
5.870
17.000
22.870
BEG
NN2
38
SP
15
51
88
12
39
2
BEG
NN2
39
SP
16
496
463
51
112
19
4
2
6
24
59
2
7
11
.242
.282
.313
.595
14
6
SP
190
2880
2650
611
1265
104
41
19
36
260
613
19
69
44
.269
.312
.361
.673
 
Team Lg Pos
14
Negro Leagues
189
2873
2643
610
1262
104
41
19
36
260
613
19
68
44
.269
.311
.361
.672
1
vs Major Leaguers
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
12
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
161
2135
1959
497
1061
70
29
14
21
230
545
16
45
36
.262
.308
.349
.657
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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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