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29 DOUG BIRD (Franchise player #0077 - 1973-06)

Position: P

Doug Bird

James Douglas Bird
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: March 5, 1950 in Corona, CA 
Acquired: June 5, 1969: Drafted by the Royals in the 3rd round of the 1969 amateur draft (secondary phase)

Traded: April 3, 1979: Traded by the Royals to the Philadelphia Phillies for Todd Cruz

MLB Debut: April 29, 1973
Final MLB Game: September 10, 1983
Royals Debut: April 29, 1973
Final Royals Game:
October 6, 1978 (ALCS)
 

Awards
Royals Pitcher of the Month: July 1973, August 1973 (w/Steve Busby), May 1974, April 1976, August 1977
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1973 4 4 54 0 0 0 20 102.1 81 37 34 10 30 83 2.99
1974 7 6 55 1 1 0 10 92.1 100 31 28 6 27 62 2.73
1975 9 6 51 4 0 0 11 105.1 100 42 38 7 40 81 3.25
1976 12 10 39 27 2 1 2 197.2 191 90 74 17 31 107 3.37
1977 11 4 53 5 0 0 14 118.1 120 52 51 14 29 83 3.88
1978 6 6 40 6 0 0 1 98.2 110 63 58 8 31 48 5.29
w/Royals 49 36 292 43 3 1 58 714.2 702 315 283 62 188 464 3.56
Career 73 60 432 100 8 3 60 1213.2 1273 590 538 122 296 680 3.99

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Doug Bird page

 
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