Tom Hurd

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Thomas Carr Hurd

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Biographical Information[edit]

Tom Hurd was a 30-year-old rookie with the Boston Red Sox in 1954. He spent 1954 to 1956 with the Red Sox, pitching well in 1954 and 1955, but falling off in 1956.

He was five years younger than teammate Ted Williams.

Hurd began his pro career as a shortstop in 1946. He had 88 errors in 122 games. In 1947 he had 70 errors in 111 games. In 1948 he had 47 errors in 88 games. He was converted to pitching in 1948 (7 games) and 1949 (full time).

Further Reading[edit]

  • Jim Elfers: "Tom Hurd", in Mark Armour and Bill Nowlin, eds.: Red Sox Baseball in the Days of Ike and Elvis: The Red Sox of the 1950s, SABR, Phoenix, AZ, 2012, pp. 49-53. ISBN 978-1933599243

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