Bud Byerly

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Bud Byerly
Born: (1920-10-26)October 26, 1920
Webster Groves, Missouri
Died: January 26, 2012(2012-01-26) (aged 91)
St. Louis, Missouri
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 26, 1943, for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
July 21, 1960, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 22–22
Earned run average 3.70
Strikeouts 209
Career highlights and awards

Eldred William "Bud" Byerly (October 26, 1920 – January 26, 2012) was an American professional baseball pitcher, who played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox, and San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Although he never pitched more than 95 innings in a regular season, Byerly played for five Major League teams in a span of 11 years. He proved to be a valuable man on the Cardinals 1944 World Champion staff, relieving or filling in for injured starting rotation members when needed. His most productive season came in 1957 with the Senators, when he posted career-highs with six wins and six saves.

In an 11-season career, Byerly had a 22-22 record with a 3.88 ERA and 14 saves in 237 appearances.


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