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Luis Tiant



Luis Eleuterio Tiant Bravo
(Lefty; Sir Skinny)

Born: August 27, 1906 in Havana, Cuba
Died: December 10, 1976 in Milton, MA
          (70 years old)

Bats: L
Throws: L
Ht: 5'10"
Wt: 150
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Notes:


• Buried: Milton Cemetery (Milton, MA)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
SP
5
1943
1947
NYC
7.7
0.0
0.0
7.6
-0.0
2
CF
3
1935
1945
NYC/EAS
6.4
2.8
1.2
2.4
-0.1
3
SP
4
1944
1947
NYC
6.2
1.3
0.0
5.0
-0.0
4
SS
4
1936
1947
NYC/EAS
5.5
3.6
1.3
0.0
0.6
5
SP
5
1943
1947
NYC
4.8
-0.4
0.0
5.2
0.0
6
SP
2
1939
1940
NYC
4.8
-0.4
0.0
5.2
0.0
7
CF
4
1930
1936
MULT
4.6
2.8
0.3
2.0
-0.5
8
SP
5
1935
1945
NYC
4.1
-0.2
0.0
4.2
0.0
9
RF
3
1940
1944
NYC
3.3
2.8
0.2
0.6
-0.3
10
SP
2
1935
1936
NYC
3.0
-0.2
0.0
3.2
0.0
11
SP
2
1930
1935
NYC/CSW
2.8
0.1
-0.2
2.9
0.0
12
CF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
2.7
2.8
0.0
0.0
-0.1
13
3B
2
1946
1947
NYC/EAS
2.4
2.3
0.2
0.0
-0.0
14
RF
2
1935
1941
VCZ/EAS
2.4
2.8
0.0
0.0
-0.4
15
SP
1
1947
1947
NYC
2.2
0.1
-0.1
2.2
-0.0
16
CF
2
1931
1943
NYC/CUP
2.2
2.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
17
1B
6
1935
1946
NYC
2.1
2.0
0.8
0.0
-0.8
18
SP
1
1941
1941
VCZ
2.0
0.0
0.0
2.0
0.0
19
SP
4
1943
1946
NYC
1.9
-0.6
0.0
2.5
0.0
20
C
2
1930
1932
CSW/CUP
1.8
2.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
21
C
1
1941
1941
VCZ
1.7
1.5
0.0
0.0
0.3
22
C
5
1943
1947
NYC/EAS
1.4
0.6
0.5
0.0
0.4
23
SP
1
1935
1935
NYC
1.4
-0.2
0.0
1.6
0.0
24
2B
1
1930
1930
CSW
1.3
1.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
25
CF
2
1940
1946
NYC
1.3
1.5
0.0
0.0
-0.2
26
SP
2
1935
1941
NYC/VCZ
1.3
0.3
-0.0
1.1
-0.1
27
RF
3
1945
1947
NYC
1.2
0.7
0.6
0.0
-0.0
28
CF
1
1935
1935
EAS/NYC
1.1
1.5
-0.3
0.0
-0.1
29
2B
2
1935
1936
NYC
1.1
1.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
30
SP
1
1944
1944
NYC
0.9
-0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
31
RF
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.9
0.7
0.0
0.3
-0.2
32
SP
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.9
0.0
33
2B
4
1932
1941
MULT
0.7
-0.6
0.6
0.0
0.8
34
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.1
35
SP
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.7
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
36
2B
1
1943
1943
NYC
0.7
-0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
37
SS
8
1935
1947
NYC
0.7
-1.8
1.3
0.0
1.2
38
CF
3
1945
1947
NYC
0.7
0.3
0.7
0.0
-0.3
39
LF
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.6
0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
40
2B
2
1936
1946
NYC
0.6
0.5
-0.0
0.0
0.1
41
1B
1
1947
1947
NYC
0.6
1.3
-0.6
0.0
-0.2
42
3B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.6
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
SP
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.6
-0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
44
SP
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.5
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
45
2B
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.5
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.1
46
C
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
47
1B
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.4
0.2
0.6
-0.2
-0.2
48
RF
3
1935
1940
NYC
0.4
1.2
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
49
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.4
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.0
50
RF
2
1944
1947
NYC/EAS
0.4
1.2
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
51
C
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.4
-0.2
0.5
0.0
0.1
52
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
53
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
54
LF
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.3
1.2
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
55
SP
2
1936
1941
NYC/VCZ
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
56
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
57
SP
5
1940
1946
NYC
0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.7
0.0
58
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
59
RF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
60
CF
2
1939
1944
NYC
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
61
3B
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
62
3B
2
1939
1940
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
63
LF
1
1939
1939
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.0
64
SS
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.6
65
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.2
0.2
0.0
-0.0
-0.0
66
SS
1
1946
1946
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
CF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
-0.0
68
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
69
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.4
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
70
RF
1
1945
1945
NYC
0.2
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
71
RP
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
72
1B
2
1945
1946
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
73
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
3B
1
1944
1944
NYC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
75
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
76
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
-0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
77
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.2
-0.0
78
RF
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.0
79
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
-0.0
80
SS
2
1935
1936
NYC
0.1
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.0
81
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
82
1B
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.1
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.2
83
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
84
C
2
1943
1944
NYC
0.1
-0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
85
-
1
1943
1943
NYC
0.1
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.0
86
C
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
87
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
88
RP
3
1943
1947
NYC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
89
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
90
RP
2
1946
1947
NYC
0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
91
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
92
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.0
-0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
94
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
95
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
LF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
97
LF
5
1940
1946
NYC
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.0
-0.6
98
SP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
99
2B
4
1935
1945
NYC
0.0
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.2
100
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
101
CF
2
1939
1947
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
102
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
104
C
3
1945
1947
NYC
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
0.2
105
3B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
-
2
1935
1947
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
109
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
110
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
112
1B
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
113
2B
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
115
-
1
1947
1947
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
116
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
117
1B
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
118
2B
2
1945
1946
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
119
1B
2
1935
1936
EAS/NYC
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
120
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
121
3B
1
1946
1946
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
123
-
2
1935
1936
NYC/EAS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.0
124
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
125
RF
1
1939
1939
NYC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
126
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.0
127
1B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
128
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.1
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
129
SP
1
1930
1930
CSW
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
-0.0
130
1B
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
-0.0
131
SP
2
1931
1932
CUP
-0.1
-0.0
-0.2
0.2
-0.1
132
LF
4
1936
1945
NYC
-0.1
0.2
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
133
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
C
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
135
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
136
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
-0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.3
-0.0
137
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
138
RF
1
1947
1947
NYC
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
-0.0
139
1B
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
140
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
141
2B
1
1939
1939
NYC
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
142
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.2
-0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
143
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.2
-0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.0
144
RP
3
1931
1940
NYC/CUP
-0.2
0.1
-0.0
-0.3
-0.0
145
C
2
1939
1940
NYC
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
146
-
1
1943
1943
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.0
147
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
148
-
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
149
LF
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.0
150
C
4
1939
1947
NYC
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
151
2B
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
152
RF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.3
0.3
0.0
-0.5
-0.1
153
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
154
2B
2
1944
1945
NYC
-0.3
-0.5
0.0
0.0
0.1
155
3B
1
1930
1930
CSW
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
156
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
157
-
2
1931
1932
CUP
-0.4
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
158
-
1
1939
1939
NYC
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
159
-
2
1935
1936
NYC
-0.4
-1.3
0.7
0.0
0.2
160
RP
2
1946
1947
NYC
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
161
SP
2
1939
1941
NYC/VCZ
-0.4
-0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
162
3B
2
1935
1939
NYC
-0.5
-0.6
0.1
0.0
0.0
163
LF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
164
2B
4
1931
1939
CUP/NYC
-0.6
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.2
165
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
166
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
167
3B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.6
-0.7
0.0
0.1
0.0
168
LF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.8
-0.5
0.0
0.0
-0.2
169
2B
2
1939
1940
NYC
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
-0.0
170
RP
4
1935
1944
NYC
-0.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
171
SS
1
1930
1930
CSW
-0.9
-1.2
0.0
0.0
0.3
172
CF
3
1930
1939
NYC/CSW
-1.3
-1.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
173
SP
2
1930
1941
CSW/VCZ
-1.7
-0.2
0.0
-1.6
-0.0
174
-
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-2.0
0.0
0.0
-2.0
0.0

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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