Thomas Mitchell Herr
- Bats Both, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 185 lb.
- School University of Delaware
- High School Hempfield High School
- Debut August 13, 1979
- Final Game October 4, 1991
- Born April 4, 1956 in Lancaster, PA USA
Tom Herr played thirteen years in the majors, mostly with the St. Louis Cardinals. He was in three World Series with them in the 1980s. In his best full season, 1985, he drove in 110 runs, made the All-Star team, and was fifth in the MVP voting. In a partial season in 1983, appearing in 89 games, he hit .323.
He is the player out of the University of Delaware with the most major league games played and at-bats.
Herr was an assistant coach at his alma mater, Hempfield High School in Landisville, PA, for twelve seasons. He then managed the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League in 2005-2006. Herr was named manager of the Hagerstown Suns for 2007. He returned to Lancaster as a coach in 2009 under former teammate, manager Von Hayes, and then replaced him at the helm in 2009.
- NL All-Star (1985)
- 100 RBI Seasons: 1 (1985)
- Won a World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1982
Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record
|2005||Lancaster Barnstormers||Atlantic League||63-77||6th||Independent Leagues|
|2006||Lancaster Barnstormers||Atlantic League||75-51||2nd||Independent Leagues||League Champs|
|2007||Hagerstown Suns||South Atlantic League||55-81||15th||Washington Nationals|
|2009||Lancaster Barnstormers||Atlantic League||28-27||6th||Independent Leagues||replaced Von Hayes (39-46) on July 24|
|2010||Lancaster Barnstormers||Atlantic League||63-76||7th||Independent Leagues|
- Fielding percentage, second baseman, career, .989 (tied)
- Tommy Herr (as told to George Vass): "The Game I'll Never Forget", Baseball Digest, October 1990, pp. 31-32.