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 2022.
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Peak
28%
Longevity
72%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
44.2 12.4 46.1 24.7
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-182 2 -3 0 138 185
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1928 CLE -1.6 -0.9
1929 CLE -0.5 -0.2
1930 CLE -0.1 1.6
1931 CLE 0.2 2.1
1932 CLE 3.3 5.8
1933 CLE 2.8 5.4
1934 CLE 4.8 7.7
1935 CLE 4.3 7.1
1936 CLE -1.2 0.9
1937 CLE 0.9 3.1
1938 CLE 2.1 4.5
1939 CLE 2.4 4.3
1940 CLE -0.2 1.4
1941 CLE -0.9 -0.3
1942 CLE 0.1 1.5
1943 CLE -0.5 0.4
1944 CLE -1.2 0.2
1945 CLE -0.9 -0.3
1946 CLE -0.1 0.6
1947 CLE -1.1 -0.6
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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