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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• 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
28
SP
9
4
.692
17
10
5
2
0
99.0
52
36
106
3
24
43
1
0
2
439
3.27
145
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
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
200
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
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
127
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
154
38
SP
6
9
.400
17
11
5
0
1
82.0
55
43
93
0
15
43
0
0
2
20
4.72
88
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
153
BEG
40
SP
11
4
.733
19
13
12
0
0
137.2
44
26
112
2
24
88
1
2
541
1.70
197
15
7
SP
105
70
.600
216
157
114
9
3
1380.1
661
506
1396
21
290
711
4
0
21
3494
3.30
128
162 Game Average
19
13
.600
39
29
21
2
1
251.2
121
92
254
7
53
130
1
0
4
1085
3.30
128
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
105
69
.603
215
157
114
9
3
1378.1
660
505
1393
21
290
711
4
0
21
3487
3.30
129
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
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
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
96
52
.649
180
134
100
8
2
1189.1
541
410
1173
16
254
633
4
18
2676
3.10
137
5
East All Stars
SP
2
1
.667
7
2
0
0
0
17.0
6
4
19
0
6
10
0
0
0
73
2.12
162
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
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%
28
SP
99.0
1.31
1.51
9.8%
13.0%
5.5%
8.8%
1.79
1.30
0.7%
0.8%
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%
MULT
31
SP
111.2
1.34
1.42
8.9%
13.6%
5.1%
10.7%
1.75
1.29
0.0%
33
SP
90.0
1.09
1.36
12.5%
12.3%
7.0%
5.9%
1.80
1.34
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
1.52
16.3%
11.1%
6.2%
9.2%
2.64
1.26
0.3%
0.6%
MULT
36
SP
71.0
1.17
1.41
14.1%
9.7%
4.1%
6.8%
3.42
1.39
0.0%
MULT
MULT
37
SP
120.0
1.13
1.38
16.3%
12.6%
3.3%
8.0%
4.94
1.65
0.0%
38
SP
82.0
1.32
1.38
12.3%
13.4%
4.3%
8.1%
2.87
1.47
0.0%
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%
BEG
40
SP
137.2
0.99
1.34
16.3%
16.1%
4.4%
10.7%
3.67
1.60
0.4%
0.6%
15
7
SP
1380.1
1.22
1.41
12.3%
12.3%
5.0%
8.5%
2.45
1.46
0.6%
1.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1378.1
1.22
1.41
12.3%
12.3%
5.0%
8.5%
2.45
1.46
0.6%
1.0%
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
1.35
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%
13
Baltimore Elite Giants
SP
1189.1
1.20
1.41
12.8%
12.2%
5.1%
8.7%
2.49
1.42
0.6%
1.1%
5
East All Stars
SP
17.0
1.47
1.37
13.7%
14.8%
8.2%
10.1%
1.67
1.62
0.0%
0.9%
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
28
SP
17
439
400
52
106
11
8
3
3
24
43
2
13
0
10
.265
.310
.355
.665
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
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
216
3494
3219
661
1396
118
45
21
44
4
290
711
1
21
81
0
60
.263
.304
.347
.651
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
215
3487
3212
660
1393
118
45
21
44
4
290
711
1
21
80
0
60
.262
.304
.347
.651
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
180
2676
2465
541
1173
83
33
16
26
254
633
18
54
51
.254
.298
.333
.632
5
East All Stars
SP
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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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.

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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