Herman Besse Stats

Herman Besse was born on Wednesday, August 16, 1911, in St. Louis, Missouri. Besse was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 19, 1940, with the Philadelphia Athletics. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Herman Besse baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Herman Anthony Besse
Nickname:
None
Born On:
08-16-1911  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
St. Louis, Missouri
Year of Death Data Died On:
08-13-1972 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Los Angeles, California
Cemetery:
Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
04-19-1940 (Age 28)
Last Game:
05-22-1946
Draft:
Not Applicable
Herman Besse

Herman Besse Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1940 29 Athletics 17 5 7 0 3 .000 8.83 0 0 0 53.0 262 70 52 56 10 34 - 19 2 3 0 -
1941 30 Athletics 6 2 3 2 0 1.000 10.07 1 0 0 19.2 97 28 22 22 4 12 - 8 2 0 0 -
1942 31 Athletics 30 14 12 2 9 .182 6.16 4 0 1 133.0 629 163 91 99 7 69 - 78 2 4 0 -
1943 32 Athletics 5 1 4 1 1 .500 3.31 0 0 0 16.1 68 18 6 6 2 4 - 3 0 1 0 -
1946 35 Athletics 7 3 2 0 2 .000 5.23 0 0 1 20.2 89 19 12 12 1 9 - 10 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
5 Years 65 25 28 5 15 .250 6.79 5 0 2 242.2 1,145 298 183 195 24 128 - 118 6 8 0 -
Herman Besse

Herman Besse Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1940 29 Athletics 17 19 1 5 1 0 0 0 7 4 - 6 0 - 0 0 .263 .391 .316
1941 30 Athletics 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .200 .200 .200
1942 31 Athletics 34 53 7 12 1 0 0 0 7 4 - 10 0 - 0 0 .226 .281 .245
1943 32 Athletics 7 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1946 35 Athletics 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 2 0 - 0 0 .000 .167 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
5 Years 71 90 8 18 2 0 0 0 15 9 - 20 0 - 0 0 .200 .273 .222
Herman Besse

Herman Besse Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1940 Athletics P 17 5 159 5 0.3 5 0 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.85
1941 Athletics P 6 2 59 5 0.8 5 1 4 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.29
1942 Athletics P 30 14 399 19 0.6 18 0 18 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .947 1.22
1943 Athletics P 5 1 49 4 0.8 4 0 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.20
1946 Athletics P 7 3 62 3 0.4 3 0 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.31
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 65 25 728 36 0.6 35 1 34 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.30
5 Years 65 25 728 36 0.6 35 1 34 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.30
Herman Besse

Herman Besse Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1940 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 2.7 0.56 3.23 5.77
1941 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 5.0 0.67 3.66 5.49
1942 Athletics 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 0.0 5.3 7.6 1.13 5.28 4.67
1943 Athletics 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.75 1.65 2.20
1946 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 0.0 1.11 4.35 3.92
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
5 Years 0 0 .000 8 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 6.0 0.92 4.38 4.75
Herman Besse

Herman Besse Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1940 Philadelphia Athletics 20 $3,000.00 - -
1941 Philadelphia Athletics 20 $4,000.00 - -
1942 Philadelphia Athletics 20 $4,000.00 - -
1943 Philadelphia Athletics 20 $4,000.00 - -
1946 Philadelphia Athletics 24 $4,800.00 - -


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