Glenn Liebhardt (liebhgl01)
Glenn John Liebhardt
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 175 lb.
- Debut October 2, 1906
- Final Game August 5, 1909
- Born March 10, 1883 in Milton, IN USA
- Died July 13, 1956 in Cleveland, OH USA
''Liebhardt, late of the Memphis Southern League Club, pitched his first big league game and held Detroit to three hits." - Sporting Life, October 13, 1906 issue, about Liebhardt's first game on October 2, after winning 35 games for Memphis that season
Glenn Liebhardt pitched four years in the majors for the Cleveland Naps, posting good ERA's in the first three of the years. He won 18 games in 1907 and his ERA was sixth in the league.
WIth the Naps, he was three years younger than teammate and fellow pitcher Addie Joss.
He was with Minneapolis for part of the 1913 season.
Liebhardt was an exceptional pitcher with the Columbus Senators of the American Association, leading the club in wins in 1910 (23) and 1911 (19). The record on this site shows Liebhardt allowed only five bases on balls in 1911, however, according to independent researcher Chris Gallutia, Liebhardt actually allowed 82 bases on balls that year.