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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
7.0
0.0
-0.1
7.1
0.0
2
CF
3
1935
1945
NYC/EAS
6.1
2.8
1.1
2.2
-0.1
3
SP
4
1944
1947
NYC
6.0
1.2
0.0
4.8
0.0
4
SP
2
1939
1940
NYC
4.9
-0.4
0.0
5.4
0.0
5
SS
4
1936
1947
NYC/EAS
4.9
3.6
0.7
0.0
0.6
6
LF
4
1930
1936
MULT
4.8
2.9
0.3
2.1
-0.5
7
SP
5
1943
1947
NYC
4.8
-0.4
0.0
5.1
0.0
8
SP
5
1935
1945
NYC
4.0
-0.2
0.0
4.2
0.0
9
SP
2
1930
1935
NYC/CSW
3.8
0.1
-0.2
3.9
0.0
10
RF
3
1940
1944
NYC
3.3
2.9
0.2
0.6
-0.3
11
CF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
3.1
3.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
12
SP
2
1935
1936
NYC
2.9
-0.2
0.0
3.1
0.0
13
RF
2
1935
1941
EAS/VCZ
2.8
3.3
0.0
0.0
-0.4
14
RF
3
1945
1947
NYC
2.5
0.8
1.7
0.0
0.0
15
CF
2
1931
1943
NYC/CUP
2.2
2.0
0.1
0.0
0.1
16
SP
1
1947
1947
NYC
2.2
0.1
-0.1
2.2
0.0
17
C
1
1941
1941
VCZ
2.1
1.8
0.0
0.0
0.3
18
C
2
1930
1932
CSW/CUP
2.0
2.3
-0.3
0.0
0.1
19
SP
4
1943
1946
NYC
2.0
-0.6
0.0
2.5
0.0
20
3B
2
1946
1947
EAS/NYC
1.9
2.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
21
1B
6
1935
1946
NYC
1.9
1.8
0.8
0.0
-0.7
22
2B
1
1930
1930
CSW
1.8
1.6
0.0
0.0
0.2
23
SP
1
1941
1941
VCZ
1.4
0.0
0.0
1.4
0.0
24
RF
1
1930
1930
CSW
1.3
1.1
0.0
0.4
-0.2
25
SP
1
1935
1935
NYC
1.3
-0.2
0.0
1.5
0.0
26
C
5
1943
1947
NYC/EAS
1.3
0.6
0.3
0.0
0.4
27
CF
2
1940
1946
NYC
1.2
1.2
0.2
0.0
-0.2
28
2B
2
1936
1946
NYC
1.2
0.5
0.6
0.0
0.1
29
CF
1
1935
1935
NYC/EAS
1.2
1.5
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
30
SP
2
1935
1941
NYC/VCZ
1.1
0.4
0.0
0.9
-0.1
31
2B
2
1935
1936
NYC
1.1
1.0
0.0
0.0
0.2
32
SP
1
1930
1930
CSW
1.1
-0.1
0.0
1.2
0.0
33
2B
4
1932
1941
MULT
0.9
-0.4
0.5
0.0
0.8
34
SP
4
1940
1946
NYC
0.9
-0.3
0.0
1.2
0.0
35
SP
1
1944
1944
NYC
0.9
-0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
36
SP
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.8
0.0
37
2B
1
1943
1943
NYC
0.7
-0.2
0.9
0.0
0.1
38
C
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.7
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.1
39
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.1
40
CF
3
1945
1947
NYC
0.7
0.4
0.5
0.0
-0.2
41
LF
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.7
0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
42
3B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.7
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
43
1B
1
1947
1947
NYC
0.6
1.4
-0.6
0.0
-0.2
44
1B
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.6
0.4
0.6
-0.2
-0.1
45
SP
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.5
0.0
46
SS
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.6
47
C
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.5
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.1
48
SP
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
49
2B
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.5
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.1
50
RF
2
1944
1947
NYC/EAS
0.5
1.2
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
51
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.4
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.0
52
RF
3
1935
1940
NYC
0.4
1.2
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
53
SS
8
1935
1947
NYC
0.4
-1.8
1.0
0.0
1.2
54
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.4
0.0
0.0
0.4
0.0
55
1B
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.4
0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.2
56
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
57
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
58
3B
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.3
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
59
LF
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.3
1.1
-0.7
0.0
-0.1
60
RF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.0
61
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
62
CF
2
1939
1944
NYC
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
63
RF
1
1945
1945
NYC
0.3
0.2
0.1
0.0
-0.1
64
C
3
1945
1947
NYC
0.3
-0.1
0.3
0.0
0.1
65
SP
1
1930
1930
CSW
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
66
3B
2
1939
1940
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
67
RP
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
68
LF
1
1939
1939
NYC
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
69
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
70
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.0
71
CF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
72
2B
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
73
3B
1
1944
1944
NYC
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
74
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
75
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
76
RP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
77
C
2
1943
1944
NYC
0.1
-0.3
0.4
0.0
0.0
78
SS
2
1935
1936
NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
80
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
81
RF
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
82
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
83
-
1
1943
1943
NYC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
84
SS
1
1946
1946
NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
85
C
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
86
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
87
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
RP
2
1946
1947
NYC
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
89
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
90
1B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
91
CF
2
1939
1947
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.2
0.0
-0.1
92
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
SP
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
94
RP
3
1943
1947
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
95
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
RF
1
1940
1940
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
LF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
RP
1
1931
1931
CUP
0.0
-0.1
-0.1
0.2
0.0
101
2B
2
1945
1946
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
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
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
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
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
110
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
111
-
1
1946
1946
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
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
114
-
1
1947
1947
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
115
SP
2
1931
1932
CUP
0.0
-0.1
-0.2
0.3
-0.1
116
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
117
1B
2
1935
1936
NYC/EAS
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
118
1B
2
1945
1946
NYC
0.0
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
119
RP
1
1945
1945
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
121
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
123
-
2
1935
1936
NYC/EAS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
124
RF
1
1939
1939
NYC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
125
1B
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
126
-
1
1935
1935
EAS
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
127
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
128
-
1
1946
1946
NYC
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
129
LF
4
1936
1945
NYC
-0.1
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
130
C
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
131
3B
1
1930
1930
CSW
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.1
132
1B
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
133
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
134
-
1
1947
1947
EAS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
135
LF
5
1940
1946
NYC
-0.2
0.0
0.3
0.0
-0.6
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
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
139
RF
1
1947
1947
NYC
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
140
2B
1
1939
1939
NYC
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
141
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
142
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-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
C
2
1939
1940
NYC
-0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
145
-
1
1943
1943
NYC
-0.3
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
146
2B
2
1944
1945
NYC
-0.3
-0.5
0.1
0.0
0.1
147
2B
4
1935
1945
NYC
-0.3
0.0
-0.5
0.0
0.2
148
SP
2
1936
1941
NYC/VCZ
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
149
C
4
1939
1947
NYC
-0.3
-0.4
0.0
0.0
0.1
150
-
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
151
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
152
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
153
-
1
1932
1932
CUP
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
154
LF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
155
-
1
1939
1939
NYC
-0.4
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
156
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.0
157
RP
3
1931
1940
CUP/NYC
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
158
-
2
1931
1932
CUP
-0.4
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
159
RF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.4
0.3
0.0
-0.6
-0.1
160
RP
2
1946
1947
NYC
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
161
-
2
1935
1936
NYC
-0.4
-1.3
0.7
0.0
0.2
162
3B
2
1935
1939
NYC
-0.4
-0.6
0.1
0.0
0.0
163
-
1
1945
1945
NYC
-0.4
-0.4
-0.2
0.0
0.1
164
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
165
3B
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.6
-0.7
0.0
0.1
0.0
166
2B
4
1931
1939
CUP/NYC
-0.6
-0.9
0.0
0.0
0.2
167
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
168
-
1
1931
1931
CUP
-0.6
-0.1
0.0
-0.6
0.0
169
LF
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-0.6
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.3
170
SS
1
1930
1930
CSW
-0.7
-1.1
0.0
0.0
0.3
171
2B
2
1939
1940
NYC
-0.8
-0.8
0.0
0.0
0.0
172
RP
4
1935
1944
NYC
-0.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.8
0.0
173
CF
3
1930
1939
NYC/CSW
-1.1
-1.1
0.1
0.0
-0.1
174
SP
2
1939
1941
VCZ/NYC
-1.1
0.0
0.0
-1.1
0.0
175
SP
2
1930
1941
CSW/VCZ
-1.7
-0.1
0.0
-1.6
0.0
176
-
1
1941
1941
VCZ
-2.2
0.0
0.0
-2.2
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