Mel Harder

Position
Pitcher
Years
1928-1947
Hall Rating
85
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Mel Harder is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2021.
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Peak
29%
Longevity
71%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
43.9 12.9 45.7 25.0
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-183 2 0 0 138 189
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1928 CLE -1.5 -1.0
1929 CLE -0.5 -0.3
1930 CLE -0.3 1.5
1931 CLE 0.2 2.1
1932 CLE 3.1 5.6
1933 CLE 3.2 5.7
1934 CLE 4.6 7.1
1935 CLE 4.4 7.1
1936 CLE -1.2 0.9
1937 CLE 1.0 3.2
1938 CLE 2.2 4.5
1939 CLE 2.5 4.4
1940 CLE -0.1 1.5
1941 CLE -0.9 -0.3
1942 CLE 0.0 1.5
1943 CLE -0.5 0.5
1944 CLE -1.2 0.2
1945 CLE -0.8 -0.3
1946 CLE -0.2 0.5
1947 CLE -1.1 -0.5
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1949
2.6%
1950
1.2%
1951
0.4%
1952
4.3%
1953
3.0%
1958
2.3%
1960
4.5%
1962
4.4%
1964
25.4%
1964
7.0% (Run-Off)
1966
11.3%
1967
17.8%
1967
4.6% (Run-Off)
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