Billy Herman Stats

Billy Herman was born on Wednesday, July 7, 1909, in New Albany, Indiana. Herman was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 29, 1931, with the Chicago Cubs. 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 Billy Herman baseball stats page.

"The game has changed in that the players now are not so hungry as we were. They don't put as much into the game as we did. In those days, you had to go all out just to stay in the big leagues and the minors too!" - Billy Herman
Billy Herman

Billy Herman Autograph on a 1980 Crame Sports Promotions (#23)
Billy Herman Autograph on a 1980 Crame Sports Promotions (#23)

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Birth Name:
William Jennings Bryan Herman
Nickname:
Billy
Born On:
07-07-1909  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New Albany, Indiana
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-05-1992 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
West Palm Beach, Florida
Cemetery:
Riverside Memorial Park, Tequesta, Florida Click For Grave Photo
High School:
New Albany High School (New Albany, IN)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
08-29-1931 (Age 22)
Last Game:
08-01-1947
Draft:
Not Applicable
Billy Herman

Billy Herman 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Billy Herman

Billy Herman Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1931 22 Cubs 25 98 14 32 7 0 0 0 16 13 - 6 4 - 0 - .327 .405 .398
1932 23 Cubs 154 656 102 206 42 7 1 0 51 40 - 33 22 - 5 - .314 .358 .404
1933 24 Cubs 153 619 82 173 35 2 0 0 44 45 - 34 13 - 4 21 .279 .332 .342
1934 25 Cubs 113 456 79 138 21 6 3 0 42 34 - 31 8 - 3 8 .303 .355 .395
1935 26 Cubs 154 666 113 227 57 6 7 0 83 42 - 29 24 - 3 17 .341 .383 .476
1936 27 Cubs 153 632 101 211 57 7 5 0 93 59 - 30 17 - 1 16 .334 .392 .470
1937 28 Cubs 138 564 106 189 35 11 8 1 65 56 - 22 11 - 1 7 .335 .396 .479
1938 29 Cubs 152 624 86 173 34 7 1 0 56 59 - 31 11 - 2 24 .277 .342 .359
1939 30 Cubs 156 623 111 191 34 18 7 0 70 66 - 31 19 - 5 24 .307 .378 .453
1940 31 Cubs 135 558 77 163 24 4 5 0 57 47 - 30 11 - 0 16 .292 .347 .376
1941 32 Cubs 11 36 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 9 - 5 0 - 0 0 .194 .356 .250
1941 32 Dodgers 133 536 77 156 30 4 3 0 41 58 - 38 9 - 1 13 .291 .361 .379
1942 33 Dodgers 155 571 76 146 34 2 2 0 65 72 - 52 4 - 0 9 .256 .339 .333
1943 34 Dodgers 153 585 76 193 41 2 2 0 100 66 - 26 12 - 0 19 .330 .398 .417
1946 37 Dodgers 47 184 24 53 8 4 0 0 28 26 - 10 1 - 0 6 .288 .376 .375
1946 37 Braves 75 252 32 77 23 1 3 0 22 43 - 13 5 - 1 8 .306 .409 .440
1947 38 Pirates 15 47 3 10 4 0 0 0 6 2 - 7 0 - 0 3 .213 .245 .298
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
15 Years 1,922 7,707 1,163 2,345 486 82 47 1 839 737 - 428 171 - 26 191 .304 .367 .407
Billy Herman

Billy Herman Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1931 Cubs 2B 25 25 648 165 6.6 155 76 79 10 17 n/a n/a n/a .939 6.46
1932 Cubs 2B 154 154 456 966 6.3 928 401 527 38 102 n/a n/a n/a .961 54.95
1933 Cubs 2B 153 153 456 1,023 6.7 978 466 512 45 114 n/a n/a n/a .956 57.91
1934 Cubs 2B 111 111 2,799 680 6.1 663 278 385 17 64 n/a n/a n/a .975 6.40
1935 Cubs 2B 154 153 459 971 6.3 936 416 520 35 109 n/a n/a n/a .964 55.06
1936 Cubs 2B 153 153 459 973 6.4 949 457 492 24 110 n/a n/a n/a .975 55.82
1937 Cubs 2B 137 137 3,621 893 6.5 852 384 468 41 97 n/a n/a n/a .954 6.35
1938 Cubs 2B 151 151 450 939 6.2 921 404 517 18 111 n/a n/a n/a .981 55.26
1939 Cubs 2B 156 155 465 891 5.7 862 377 485 29 95 n/a n/a n/a .967 50.05
1940 Cubs 2B 135 135 3,606 836 6.2 814 366 448 22 94 n/a n/a n/a .974 6.09
1941 Cubs 2B 11 11 270 59 5.4 53 33 20 6 5 n/a n/a n/a .898 5.30
1941 Dodgers 2B 133 133 3,345 671 5.0 651 297 354 20 64 n/a n/a n/a .970 5.25
1942 Dodgers 1B 3 2 54 32 10.7 31 29 2 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .969 15.50
1942 Dodgers 2B 153 152 426 807 5.3 785 383 402 22 97 n/a n/a n/a .973 49.75
1943 Dodgers 2B 117 116 2,982 631 5.4 613 291 322 18 69 n/a n/a n/a .971 5.55
1943 Dodgers 3B 37 37 942 125 3.4 122 54 68 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .976 3.50
1946 Dodgers 2B 16 13 348 78 4.9 78 42 36 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.05
1946 Dodgers 3B 29 31 789 91 3.1 86 31 55 5 8 n/a n/a n/a .945 2.94
1946 Braves 1B 22 21 423 186 8.5 185 179 6 1 12 n/a n/a n/a .995 11.81
1946 Braves 2B 44 43 948 205 4.7 196 95 101 9 22 n/a n/a n/a .956 5.58
1946 Braves 3B 5 5 135 15 3.0 14 5 9 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .933 2.80
1947 Pirates 1B 2 2 36 8 4.0 8 6 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1947 Pirates 2B 10 11 174 27 2.7 27 14 13 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.19
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2B Totals 1,813 1,806 21,912 10,815 6.0 10,461 4,780 5,681 354 1,177 n/a n/a n/a .967 12.89
3B Totals 71 73 1,866 231 3.3 222 90 132 9 11 n/a n/a n/a .961 3.21
1B Totals 27 25 513 226 8.4 224 214 10 2 14 n/a n/a n/a .991 11.79
15 Years 1,911 1,904 24,291 11,272 5.9 10,907 5,084 5,823 365 1,202 n/a n/a n/a .968 12.12
Billy Herman

Billy Herman Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1931 Cubs 2 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 16.3 6.1 - - -
1932 Cubs 14 - - 0 0 n/a 656.0 19.9 12.9 - - -
1933 Cubs 5 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 18.2 14.1 - - -
1934 Cubs 6 - - 2 0 n/a 152.0 14.7 10.9 - - -
1935 Cubs 6 - - 0 0 n/a 95.1 23.0 8.0 - - -
1936 Cubs 5 - - 0 0 n/a 126.4 21.1 6.8 - - -
1937 Cubs 2 - - 1 0 n/a 70.5 25.6 8.7 - - -
1938 Cubs 3 - - 1 0 n/a 624.0 20.1 11.1 - - -
1939 Cubs 9 - - 0 0 n/a 89.0 20.1 8.9 - - -
1940 Cubs 1 - - 0 0 n/a 111.6 18.6 9.8 - - -
1941 Cubs 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.2 0.0 - - -
1941 Dodgers 1 - - 0 0 n/a 178.7 14.1 13.1 - - -
1942 Dodgers 6 - - 0 0 n/a 285.5 11.0 8.8 - - -
1943 Dodgers 4 - - 0 0 n/a 292.5 22.5 5.9 - - -
1946 Dodgers 2 - - 2 0 n/a 0.0 18.4 6.6 - - -
1946 Braves 1 - - 4 0 n/a 84.0 19.4 11.5 - - -
1947 Pirates 0 - - 2 0 n/a 0.0 6.7 7.8 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
15 Years 67 - - 12 0 n/a 164.0 18.0 9.2 - - -
Billy Herman

Billy Herman Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1931 Chicago Cubs n/a Undetermined n/a -
1932 Chicago Cubs 2 Undetermined n/a Stats
1933 Chicago Cubs 2 Undetermined - -
1934 Chicago Cubs 2 Undetermined Stats -
1935 Chicago Cubs 2 Undetermined Stats Stats
1936 Chicago Cubs 2 $21,361.00 Stats -
1937 Chicago Cubs 4 Undetermined Stats -
1938 Chicago Cubs 4 $20,000.00 Stats Stats
1939 Chicago Cubs 4 $17,000.00 Stats -
1940 Chicago Cubs 4 Undetermined Stats -
1941 Chicago Cubs 4 Undetermined Stats Stats
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers 16 Undetermined Stats Stats
1942 Brooklyn Dodgers 16 Undetermined Stats -
1943 Brooklyn Dodgers 16 Undetermined Stats -
1946 Brooklyn Dodgers 16 $20,000.00 - -
1946 Boston Braves 20 "     " - -
1947 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 Undetermined - -


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