Hod Ford
Horace Hills Ford
 
 
Born: July 23, 1897 in New Haven, CT
Died: January 29, 1977 - 79 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 165
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Boston Braves as an Amateur Free Agent in 1919
- College/Univ: Tufts University (1916-1919)

All-Teammate Team
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
1
1925
1925
5.0
5
1919
1923
4.1
3
1926
1932
3.7
2
1919
1920
2.2
2
1926
1927
2.0

Center Field
2
1932
1933
10.7
5
1919
1923
5.9
1
1924
1924
4.1
5
1926
1930
2.1
2
1926
1931
1.9


Right Field
6
1924
1930
12.5
3
1921
1923
7.5
1
1930
1930
4.6
2
1932
1933
4.3
1
1932
1932
2.7
Shortstop
15
1919
1933
10.5
4
1919
1933
5.8
2
1932
1933
4.4
1
1932
1932
1.4
2
1921
1922
0.8
Second Base
2
1930
1931
6.9
5
1926
1930
6.8
1
1925
1925
2.4
2
1919
1920
1.5
4
1919
1922
1.1
Third Base
5
1919
1923
8.3
6
1926
1931
8.0
4
1928
1931
3.6
1
1933
1933
2.4
1
1924
1924
0.8
First Base
1
1925
1925
5.6
2
1931
1932
3.7
2
1932
1933
3.2
4
1927
1930
3.0
3
1926
1928
2.5
Manager
4
1926
1929
5.2
2
1932
1933
3.3
1
1932
1932
0.8
1
1925
1925
0.5
2
1919
1920
-0.1
Catcher
3
1926
1928
6.7
5
1919
1923
5.6
3
1926
1928
2.7
6
1926
1931
1.5
1
1924
1924
1.5
Starting Pitcher
6
1926
1931
25.4
6
1926
1931
12.6
3
1924
1933
11.7
2
1932
1933
9.0
4
1926
1929
8.4
5
1926
1930
7.3
1
1932
1932
6.6
7
1919
1925
6.5
3
1926
1928
6.2
1
1925
1925
5.9
5
1919
1923
5.6
4
1929
1932
5.4
3
1919
1921
3.8
4
1919
1923
3.8
2
1922
1923
3.7
2
1932
1933
3.7
1
1923
1923
3.7
1
1932
1932
3.3
5
1926
1930
3.3
4
1919
1922
3.2
Swingman
5
1927
1931
8.5
2
1932
1933
6.0
3
1921
1923
3.5
2
1932
1933
3.3
2
1924
1925
2.2
Relief Pitcher
1
1924
1924
0.6
1
1926
1926
0.4
1
1932
1932
0.2
1
1924
1924
0.2
1
1919
1919
0.0
1
1926
1926
-0.0
1
1925
1925
-0.0
1
1932
1932
-0.0
1
1932
1932
-0.0
1
1922
1922
-0.3
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James