Bob Friend

Position
Pitcher
Years
1951-1966
Hall Rating
71
Next Ballot
Bob Friend is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2021.
Bob Friend Photo
Peak
14%
Longevity
86%

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Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
40.8 5.9 42.0 18.8
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-197 -3 3 0 145 93
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1951 PIT -1.4 0.1
1952 PIT -0.7 1.0
1953 PIT -0.8 0.9
1954 PIT -0.6 1.0
1955 PIT 3.8 5.9
1956 PIT 2.2 5.2
1957 PIT 0.6 3.2
1958 PIT -0.8 1.8
1959 PIT -1.9 0.3
1960 PIT 2.4 5.0
1961 PIT 0.0 2.5
1962 PIT 2.9 5.4
1963 PIT 2.8 5.4
1964 PIT 0.7 3.0
1965 PIT -0.5 1.6
1966 2 teams -2.7 -1.6
1966 NYY -1.0 -0.6
1966 NYM -1.7 -1.0
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