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KIRBY HIGBE

MLB  Deceased
Positions
P-418
Born
Place
Died
May 6, 1985   (70.028)
Ht/Wt
5-11 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Unknown
College:
 
Drafted:
Not drafted
Full Name
Walter Kirby Higbe 
TBC Player ID
12787
MLB Debut
October 3, 1937  (22.178)
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Control
47
K-Rating
87
Efficiency
64
vsPower
68

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Reggie Cleveland (89.01)
2.  Jack Scott (88.86)
3.  Pat Malone (88.85)
4.  Fred Frankhouse (88.6)
5.  Bill Lee (87.5)
6.  Fritz Ostermueller (87.45)
7.  Lloyd Brown (87.36)
8.  Elam Vangilder (87.33)
9.  Sam Gray (87.1)
10.  Johnny Schmitz (86.27)
Age: 22
1.  Twink Twining (86.67)
2.  John Curtis (84.06)
3.  Cal Browning (81.58)
4.  Miguel Batista (81.11)
5.  Luis Vizcaino (80.86)
6.  Steve Ridzik (80.69)
7.  Tige Stone (80.69)
8.  Heinie Elder (80.17)
9.  Will Ohman (80.17)
10.  Aaron Small (79.03)
Age: 23
1.  Pat Daneker (84.72)
2.  Ed Yarnall (84.6)
3.  Mark Thompson (84.37)
4.  Jim Colborn (84.15)
5.  Mike Thurman (82.74)
6.  Cal Eldred (82.45)
7.  Zane Smith (82.14)
8.  Steve McCatty (82.11)
9.  Ken Penner (81.78)
10.  Roy Crumpler (81.36)
Age: 24
1.  Mickey Harris (88.83)
2.  Flint Rhem (88.34)
3.  Carl Cashion (85.08)
4.  Eric Erickson (84.63)
5.  Ad Liska (83.77)
6.  Vic Keen (83.7)
7.  Bill Dietrich (81.71)
8.  George Blaeholder (79.94)
9.  Ken Chase (79.57)
10.  Tom Seaton (79.26)
Age: 25
1.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (88.88)
2.  Pat Caraway (88.87)
3.  Flint Rhem (86.39)
4.  Eric Erickson (85.09)
5.  Joe Krakauskas (84.98)
6.  Earl Whitehill (84.85)
7.  Virgil Cheeves (84.65)
8.  Si Johnson (83.81)
9.  Johnny Marcum (82.59)
10.  Wayland Dean (82.46)
Age: 26
1.  Joe Shaute (90.66)
2.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (86.87)
3.  Bruce Kison (86.02)
4.  Tom Zachary (83.97)
5.  Hal Gregg (83.26)
6.  Early Wynn (82.75)
7.  Wayne Garland (82.72)
8.  Earl Whitehill (82.4)
9.  Johnny Marcum (82.27)
10.  Sloppy Thurston (82.09)
Age: 27
1.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (90.38)
2.  Earl Whitehill (89.14)
3.  Johnny Rigney (87.33)
4.  Johnny Marcum (87.11)
5.  Tom Zachary (86.46)
6.  Bruce Kison (86.23)
7.  Lloyd Brown (85.84)
8.  Mule Watson (84.63)
9.  Bill Lee (84.2)
10.  Len Barker (84.1)
Age: 28
1.  Tom Zachary (91.46)
2.  Earl Whitehill (90.69)
3.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (89.51)
4.  Bill Swift (89.28)
5.  Len Barker (87.68)
6.  Johnny Marcum (86.34)
7.  Howard Ehmke (86.32)
8.  Elam Vangilder (86.08)
9.  Orval Grove (85.89)
10.  Lloyd Brown (85.36)
Age: 29
1.  Monte Pearson (87.87)
2.  Sheriff Blake (86.49)
3.  Orval Grove (86.05)
4.  Jack Kramer (85.99)
5.  Bill Swift (85.79)
6.  Johnny Marcum (84.68)
7.  Pat Malone (84.62)
8.  Tommy Thomas (84.61)
9.  Bill Walker (84.55)
10.  Percy Jones (84.52)
Age: 30
1.  Flint Rhem (90.48)
2.  Fred Frankhouse (88.25)
3.  Larry Benton (88.08)
4.  Tommy Thomas (88.02)
5.  Bill Walker (87.44)
6.  Max Butcher (87.1)
7.  Denny Galehouse (86.92)
8.  Orval Grove (86.05)
9.  Harry Gumbert (85.63)
10.  Mike LaCoss (85.39)
Age: 31
1.  Bill Walker (89.89)
2.  Erskine Mayer (88.49)
3.  Flint Rhem (88.19)
4.  Bill Hallahan (88.16)
5.  Tex Carleton (88)
6.  Larry Benton (87.97)
7.  Denny Galehouse (87.83)
8.  Joe Dobson (87.15)
9.  Fred Hutchinson (86.34)
10.  Joe Genewich (85.69)
Age: 32
1.  Pat Malone (90.5)
2.  Larry Benton (90.4)
3.  Denny Galehouse (89.05)
4.  Hugh McQuillan (88.8)
5.  Jim Bagby (88.32)
6.  Eddie Smith (88.01)
7.  Claude Passeau (87.62)
8.  Oral Hildebrand (87.56)
9.  Tommy Thomas (87.2)
10.  Jack Kramer (87.12)
Age: 33
1.  Pat Malone (90)
2.  Larry Benton (89.66)
3.  Elam Vangilder (87.5)
4.  Sam Gray (87.23)
5.  Charlie Root (86.92)
6.  Walt Masterson (86.78)
7.  Joe Dobson (86.75)
8.  Max Butcher (86.48)
9.  Alvin Crowder (86.31)
10.  Jim Bagby (86.24)
Age: 34
1.  Rube Walberg (93.52)
2.  Joe Dobson (89.24)
3.  Pat Malone (89.23)
4.  Alvin Crowder (88.2)
5.  Reggie Cleveland (87.76)
6.  Larry Benton (87.59)
7.  Bill Lee (87.54)
8.  Elam Vangilder (87.08)
9.  Syl Johnson (87.03)
10.  Fred Frankhouse (86.94)
Age: 35
1.  Rube Walberg (90.15)
2.  Reggie Cleveland (89.01)
3.  Pat Malone (88.85)
4.  Fred Frankhouse (88.6)
5.  Bill Lee (87.5)
6.  Lloyd Brown (87.36)
7.  Elam Vangilder (87.33)
8.  Sam Gray (87.1)
9.  Murry Dickson (86.33)
10.  Johnny Schmitz (86.27)


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