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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
5
5
.500
13
8
6
1
0
71.0
32
26
71
0
12
41
0
0
0
8
3.30
131
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
97
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
148
BEG
40
SP
11
4
.733
19
13
12
0
0
137.2
44
26
112
2
24
88
1
2
541
1.70
189
15
7
SP
106
69
.606
220
158
116
9
6
1403.0
674
518
1421
32
299
727
4
0
22
4410
3.32
131
162 Game Average
19
12
.606
40
28
21
2
1
252.1
121
93
256
8
54
131
1
0
4
1071
3.32
131
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
106
68
.609
219
158
116
9
6
1401.0
673
517
1418
32
299
727
4
0
22
4403
3.32
132
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
97
51
.655
184
135
102
8
5
1212.0
554
422
1198
27
263
649
4
0
19
3592
3.13
139
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
19
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
71.0
1.17
1.44
14.1%
9.5%
4.1%
7.1%
3.42
1.36
0.0%
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
1.44
12.0%
13.4%
3.9%
8.1%
3.07
1.32
1.9%
0.5%
BEG
NN2
39
SP
120.2
1.13
1.38
11.9%
13.7%
4.8%
8.7%
2.46
1.58
0.4%
1.0%
BEG
40
SP
137.2
0.99
1.31
16.3%
16.2%
4.4%
10.5%
3.67
1.66
0.4%
0.6%
15
7
SP
1403.0
1.23
1.42
12.3%
12.3%
5.1%
8.6%
2.43
1.45
0.7%
1.0%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
15
Negro Leagues
1401.0
1.23
1.42
12.3%
12.3%
5.1%
8.6%
2.43
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
1212.0
1.21
1.43
12.8%
12.2%
5.2%
8.8%
2.47
1.40
0.8%
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
1.48
22.2%
10.5%
6.7%
8.1%
3.33
1.30
0.0%
0.7%
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
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
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
24
88
2
9
15
.221
.259
.275
.534
15
7
SP
220
4410
4077
674
1421
146
54
32
54
4
299
727
2
22
99
0
75
.263
.303
.349
.653
 
Team Lg Pos
15
Negro Leagues
219
4403
4070
673
1418
146
54
32
54
4
299
727
2
22
98
0
75
.263
.303
.349
.652
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
3592
3323
554
1198
111
42
27
36
263
649
1
19
72
66
.257
.299
.340
.639
5
East All Stars
RP
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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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