Tommy Byrne appeared in 35 Major League games during the 1949 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Byrne appeared in, specifically relating to his 1949 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Byrne started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"The slow-working southpaw and $10,000 Yankee bonus baby sometimes enjoyed informing batters what pitch was coming. Good thing, since he led the league in hit batsmen five times. He paced the AL in walks in 1949, '50, and '51, but triumphed despite his wildness, thrice winning 15 or more and leading the league with a .762 winning percentage (16-5) in 1955. A fine hitter who manager Joe McCarthy tried to talk into converting to first base, Byrne amassed 14 homers and pinch hit 80 times." - Former SABR Director Tom Jozwik on Baseball Library (The Idea Logical Company, 2006, 'Tommy Byrne', Source )
In Chronological Order / Tommy Byrne Stats
Did you know that Tommy Byrne appeared in 18 games at home, had 39 at-bats, drove in 10 runs, scored 6 times, had 9 hits (3 doubles / 2 triples / 0 home runs), walked 0 times (0 intentional), struck out 8 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 1 times (1 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .230 batting average, .230 on base percentage and .410 slugging average?
On the road, Tommy Byrne appeared in 18 games, had 45 at-bats, drove in 3 runs, scored 2 times, had 8 hits (1 doubles / 0 triples / 0 home runs), walked 2 times (0 intentional), struck out 12 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 0 times (0 hits & 0 flies), and finished at home with a .177 batting average, .212 on base percentage and .2 slugging average?
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