Bill Byrd

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William 'Daddy' Byrd (July 15, 1907 – January 4, 1991) was an American professional baseball player in the Negro leagues. Born in Canton, Georgia, he was a right-handed pitcher. He participated in six All-Star games. Byrd also saw action in Venezuela and Puerto Rico where he was considered one of the best hurlers. He died at age 83 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]


  1. ^ The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Ballantine Books. 2007. p. 1698. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3. 

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