Biographical

Portrait of Kirby Higbe

Kirby Higbe PCubs

Cubs Player Cards | Cubs Team Audit | Cubs Depth Chart

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
12 1952.3 118 101 24 971 3.69
Birth Date4-8-1915
Height5' 11"
Weight190 lbs
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1937 CHN 22 1 0 5.0 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 4 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 5.40 5.35 0.00 0.0 0.0
1938 CHN 23 2 2 10.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 10 6 6 1 0 6 6 0 4 5.40 5.04 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 CHN 24 9 2 22.7 0.0 0.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 101 12 9 8 0 0 22 22 0 16 3.18 4.31 0.00 0.0 0.0
1939 PHI 24 34 26 187.3 0.0 0.0 10 14 2 0 0 0 864 208 113 101 10 0 101 101 10 79 4.85 4.44 0.00 0.0 0.0
1940 PHI 25 41 36 283.0 0.0 0.0 14 19 1 0 0 0 1194 242 126 117 12 0 121 121 3 137 3.72 3.65 0.00 0.0 0.0
1941 BRO 26 48 39 298.0 0.0 0.0 22 9 3 0 0 0 1266 244 123 104 17 0 132 132 6 121 3.14 3.88 0.00 0.0 0.0
1942 BRO 27 38 32 221.7 0.0 0.0 16 11 0 0 0 0 929 180 89 80 17 0 106 106 2 115 3.25 3.71 0.00 0.0 0.0
1943 BRO 28 35 27 185.0 0.0 0.0 13 10 0 0 0 0 823 189 81 76 4 0 95 95 5 108 3.70 3.21 0.00 0.0 0.0
1946 BRO 31 42 29 210.7 0.0 0.0 17 8 1 0 0 0 904 178 82 71 6 0 107 107 1 134 3.03 2.96 0.00 0.0 0.0
1947 BRO 32 4 3 15.7 0.0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 76 18 9 9 0 0 12 12 1 10 5.17 3.78 0.00 0.0 0.0
1947 PIT 32 46 30 225.0 0.0 0.0 11 17 5 0 0 0 975 204 108 93 22 0 110 110 3 99 3.72 4.47 0.00 0.0 0.0
1948 PIT 33 56 8 158.0 0.0 0.0 8 7 10 0 0 0 681 140 75 59 11 0 83 83 3 86 3.36 4.02 0.00 0.0 0.0
1949 NY1 34 37 2 80.3 0.0 0.0 2 0 2 0 0 0 344 72 42 31 11 0 41 41 1 38 3.47 4.93 0.00 0.0 0.0
1949 PIT 34 7 1 15.3 0.0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 81 25 24 23 2 0 12 12 0 5 13.50 5.92 0.00 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 35 18 1 34.7 1.3 26.0 0 3 0 0 1 0 136 37 19 19 2 45 30 30 0 17 4.93 4.82 5.28 -1.0 0.0
Career4182381952.31.326.0118101240108442176390980011645979979359713.693.895.28-1.00.0

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1937 CHN MLB 1 0 5.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .158 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1938 CHN MLB 2 2 10.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .265 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 CHN MLB 9 2 22.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .190 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1939 PHI MLB 34 26 187.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .298 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1940 PHI MLB 41 36 283.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1941 BRO MLB 48 39 298.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .229 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1942 BRO MLB 38 32 221.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .237 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1943 BRO MLB 35 27 185.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .303 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1946 BRO MLB 42 29 210.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 BRO MLB 4 3 15.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .340 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1947 PIT MLB 46 30 225.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .246 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1948 PIT MLB 56 8 158.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .259 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 NY1 MLB 37 2 80.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .241 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1949 PIT MLB 7 1 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .371 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 18 1 34.7 5.28 85 .314 .260 .335 .395 .266 .333 96 -0.8 -0.1 -1.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1937 CHN MLB 1 0 0 1 0 5.0 4 1 2 1 0% .158 7.2 1.8 1.8 3.6 1.00 5.40 0.0 0.0
1938 CHN MLB 0 0 0 2 2 10.0 10 6 4 1 0% .265 9.0 5.4 0.9 3.6 1.60 5.40 0.0 0.0
1939 PHI MLB 10 14 2 34 26 187.3 208 101 79 10 0% .298 10.0 4.9 0.5 3.8 1.65 4.85 0.0 0.0
1939 CHN MLB 2 1 0 9 2 22.7 12 22 16 0 0% .190 4.8 8.7 0.0 6.4 1.50 3.18 0.0 0.0
1940 PHI MLB 14 19 1 41 36 283.0 242 121 137 12 0% .250 7.7 3.8 0.4 4.4 1.28 3.72 0.0 0.0
1941 BRO MLB 22 9 3 48 39 298.0 244 132 121 17 0% .229 7.4 4.0 0.5 3.7 1.26 3.14 0.0 0.0
1942 BRO MLB 16 11 0 38 32 221.7 180 106 115 17 0% .237 7.3 4.3 0.7 4.7 1.29 3.25 0.0 0.0
1943 BRO MLB 13 10 0 35 27 185.0 189 95 108 4 0% .303 9.2 4.6 0.2 5.3 1.54 3.70 0.0 0.0
1946 BRO MLB 17 8 1 42 29 210.7 178 107 134 6 0% .262 7.6 4.6 0.3 5.7 1.35 3.03 0.0 0.0
1947 PIT MLB 11 17 5 46 30 225.0 204 110 99 22 0% .246 8.2 4.4 0.9 4.0 1.40 3.72 0.0 0.0
1947 BRO MLB 2 0 0 4 3 15.7 18 12 10 0 0% .340 10.3 6.9 0.0 5.7 1.91 5.17 0.0 0.0
1948 PIT MLB 8 7 10 56 8 158.0 140 83 86 11 0% .259 8.0 4.7 0.6 4.9 1.41 3.36 0.0 0.0
1949 PIT MLB 0 2 0 7 1 15.3 25 12 5 2 0% .371 14.7 7.0 1.2 2.9 2.41 13.50 0.0 0.0
1949 NY1 MLB 2 0 2 37 2 80.3 72 41 38 11 0% .241 8.1 4.6 1.2 4.3 1.41 3.47 0.0 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 0 3 0 18 1 34.7 37 30 17 2 59% .333 9.6 7.8 0.5 4.4 1.93 4.93 -1.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status

Details

BP Annual Player Comments

No BP Book Comments have been found for this player.

BP Articles

Kirby Higbe is referenced in the following articles.

BP Premium requires BP Premium access to view, BP Fantasy requires BP Premium or BP Fantasy access to view

  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: What's In A Name?Ken Funck2011-03-08
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Who Really Needed an Early Pink Slip?Steven Goldman2008-04-26
Lovable Losers: What a Sub-.300 Record May Tell Us About a TeamSteven Goldman2003-06-20


BP Chats

No BP chats have mentioned this guy.

BP Roundtables

No BP Roundtables have mentioned this guy.