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Kirby Higbe PCubs

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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

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1937 CHN MLB 1 0 5.0 4 1 2 1 .000 7.2 1.8 1.8 3.6 0% .158 .000 1.00 5.35 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
1938 CHN MLB 2 2 10.0 10 6 4 1 .000 9.0 5.4 0.9 3.6 0% .265 .000 1.60 5.04 5.40 0 0.00 0.0
1939 CHN 0 9 2 22.7 12 22 16 0 .000 4.8 8.7 0.0 6.4 0% .190 .000 1.50 4.31 3.18 0 0.00 0.0
1939 PHI 0 34 26 187.3 208 101 79 10 .000 10.0 4.9 0.5 3.8 0% .298 .000 1.65 4.44 4.85 0 0.00 0.0
1940 PHI MLB 41 36 283.0 242 121 137 12 .000 7.7 3.8 0.4 4.4 0% .250 .000 1.28 3.65 3.72 0 0.00 0.0
1941 BRO MLB 48 39 298.0 244 132 121 17 .000 7.4 4.0 0.5 3.7 0% .229 .000 1.26 3.88 3.14 0 0.00 0.0
1942 BRO MLB 38 32 221.7 180 106 115 17 .000 7.3 4.3 0.7 4.7 0% .237 .000 1.29 3.71 3.25 0 0.00 0.0
1943 BRO MLB 35 27 185.0 189 95 108 4 .000 9.2 4.6 0.2 5.3 0% .303 .000 1.54 3.21 3.70 0 0.00 0.0
1946 BRO MLB 42 29 210.7 178 107 134 6 .000 7.6 4.6 0.3 5.7 0% .262 .000 1.35 2.96 3.03 0 0.00 0.0
1947 BRO 0 4 3 15.7 18 12 10 0 .000 10.3 6.9 0.0 5.7 0% .340 .000 1.91 3.78 5.17 0 0.00 0.0
1947 PIT 0 46 30 225.0 204 110 99 22 .000 8.2 4.4 0.9 4.0 0% .246 .000 1.40 4.47 3.72 0 0.00 0.0
1948 PIT MLB 56 8 158.0 140 83 86 11 .000 8.0 4.7 0.6 4.9 0% .259 .000 1.41 4.02 3.36 0 0.00 0.0
1949 NY1 0 37 2 80.3 72 41 38 11 .000 8.1 4.6 1.2 4.3 0% .241 .000 1.41 4.93 3.47 0 0.00 0.0
1949 PIT 0 7 1 15.3 25 12 5 2 .000 14.7 7.0 1.2 2.9 0% .371 .000 2.41 5.92 13.50 0 0.00 0.0
1950 NY1 MLB 18 1 34.7 37 30 17 2 .266 96 9.6 7.8 0.5 4.4 59% .333 .314 1.93 4.82 4.93 123 0.00 0.0
1939 TOT MLB 43 28 210.0 220 123 95 10 .000 9.4 5.3 0.4 4.1 0% .000 .000 1.63 4.42 4.67 0 0.00 0.0
1947 TOT MLB 50 33 240.7 222 122 109 22 .000 8.3 4.6 0.8 4.1 0% .000 .000 1.43 4.42 3.81 0 0.00 0.0
1949 TOT MLB 44 3 95.7 97 53 43 13 .000 9.1 5.0 1.2 4.0 0% .000 .000 1.57 5.09 5.08 0 0.00 0.0
CareerMLB4182381952.31763979971116.00428.14.50.54.559%.333.0051.403.893.6910.000.0

Statistics for All Levels

'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 H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1937 CHN MLB 1 0 5.0 4 1 2 1 .000 7.2 1.8 1.8 3.6 0% .158 .000 1.00 5.35 5.40
1938 CHN MLB 2 2 10.0 10 6 4 1 .000 9.0 5.4 0.9 3.6 0% .265 .000 1.60 5.04 5.40
1939 CHN MLB 9 2 22.7 12 22 16 0 .000 4.8 8.7 0.0 6.4 0% .190 .000 1.50 4.31 3.18
1939 PHI MLB 34 26 187.3 208 101 79 10 .000 10.0 4.9 0.5 3.8 0% .298 .000 1.65 4.44 4.85
1940 PHI MLB 41 36 283.0 242 121 137 12 .000 7.7 3.8 0.4 4.4 0% .250 .000 1.28 3.65 3.72
1941 BRO MLB 48 39 298.0 244 132 121 17 .000 7.4 4.0 0.5 3.7 0% .229 .000 1.26 3.88 3.14
1942 BRO MLB 38 32 221.7 180 106 115 17 .000 7.3 4.3 0.7 4.7 0% .237 .000 1.29 3.71 3.25
1943 BRO MLB 35 27 185.0 189 95 108 4 .000 9.2 4.6 0.2 5.3 0% .303 .000 1.54 3.21 3.70
1946 BRO MLB 42 29 210.7 178 107 134 6 .000 7.6 4.6 0.3 5.7 0% .262 .000 1.35 2.96 3.03
1947 BRO MLB 4 3 15.7 18 12 10 0 .000 10.3 6.9 0.0 5.7 0% .340 .000 1.91 3.78 5.17
1947 PIT MLB 46 30 225.0 204 110 99 22 .000 8.2 4.4 0.9 4.0 0% .246 .000 1.40 4.47 3.72
1948 PIT MLB 56 8 158.0 140 83 86 11 .000 8.0 4.7 0.6 4.9 0% .259 .000 1.41 4.02 3.36
1949 NY1 MLB 37 2 80.3 72 41 38 11 .000 8.1 4.6 1.2 4.3 0% .241 .000 1.41 4.93 3.47
1949 PIT MLB 7 1 15.3 25 12 5 2 .000 14.7 7.0 1.2 2.9 0% .371 .000 2.41 5.92 13.50
1950 NY1 MLB 18 1 34.7 37 30 17 2 .266 96 9.6 7.8 0.5 4.4 59% .333 .314 1.93 4.82 4.93

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Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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  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


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