Tom Hurd

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Tom Hurd
Pitcher
Born: (1924-05-27)May 27, 1924
Danville, Virginia
Died: September 5, 1982(1982-09-05) (aged 58)
Waterloo, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 30, 1954, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1956, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 13-10
Strikeouts 96
Earned run average 3.96
Teams

Thomas Carr Hurd [Whitey] (May 27, 1924 – September 5, 1982) was a middle-relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1954 through 1956 for the Boston Red Sox. Listed at 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), 155 lb., Hurd batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Danville, Virginia.

In a three-season career, Hurd posted a 13–10 record with a 3.96 ERA and 11 saves in 99 appearances, including 96 strikeouts and 186.1 innings of work.

Hurd was married to Peggy Ann Wilson until his death. Together they had 5 children: Sharae, Suzette, Severeign (Lynn), Thomas, and Sheila. Hurd died in Waterloo, Iowa at age 58.

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