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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Melvin Leroy Harder
Stat Years
1928-1947  [mlb] 1928-1947
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (582)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2002-10-20 [93.005]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Tech (Omaha,NE)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1928-04-24 - Boxscore  (Age: 18.191)
Service Time
Organizations
CLE [20]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12415 ... retro id: hardm101 ... mlbam id: 115451
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1928Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-181---026.61231001222149.0644236432150001.9611.760.735.882.767.710.47.000
    1928MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----181---026.61231001222149.0644236432150001.9611.760.735.882.767.710.47.000
    1929Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-192---105.6011000711017.22415112540031.6412.231.022.552.047.640.801.000
    1929MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----191---105.7611000711017.72415112540031.6912.561.052.622.097.850.801.000
    1930Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-203---11104.213619709172175.120510882968445041.5610.520.463.492.265.540.65.524
    1930MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----201---11104.213619709172175.320510882968445041.5610.540.463.502.265.550.65.524
    1931Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18214---13144.364024908161194.022911994872633161.5510.620.373.342.925.520.88.481
    1931MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----211---13144.364024908161194.022911994872633161.5510.620.373.342.925.520.88.481
    1932Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18225---15133.753932171470254.2277125106968901031.359.790.322.403.184.421.32.536
    1932MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----221---15133.753932171470254.7277125106968901031.369.810.322.413.194.431.32.536
    1933Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18236---15172.95433114210124253.0254113831067812031.279.040.362.382.884.021.21.469
    1933MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----231---15172.95433114210124253.0254113831067812031.279.040.362.382.884.021.21.469
    1934Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18247---20122.61442917612154255.12469774681912071.288.670.212.863.213.421.12.625
    1934MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----241---20122.61442917612154255.32469774681912071.288.680.212.863.213.421.12.625
    1935Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34258---22113.294235174772287.1313120105653951001.279.800.191.662.983.761.79.667
    1935MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----251---22113.294235174772287.3313120105653951001.279.810.191.662.983.761.79.667
    1936Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18269---15155.173630130661224.22941551291371844061.6211.780.522.843.366.211.18.500
    1936MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----261---15155.183630130661224.72941551291371844061.6311.800.522.853.376.221.18.500
    1937Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182710---15124.283830130782233.2269127111986952041.5210.360.353.313.664.891.10.556
    1937MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271---15124.283830130782233.7269127111986952041.5210.380.353.323.674.901.10.556
    1938Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182811---17103.833829152694240.025711510216621021051.339.640.602.333.834.311.65.630
    1938MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----281---17103.833829152694240.025711510216621021051.339.640.602.333.834.311.65.630
    1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182912---1593.502926121331208.021389811564671031.339.220.652.772.903.851.05.625
    1939MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----291---1593.502926121331208.021389811564671031.339.220.652.772.903.851.05.625
    1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183013---12114.06312550260186.120096841659762051.399.660.772.853.674.641.29.522
    1940MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----301---12114.06312550260186.320096841659762051.399.670.772.853.684.641.29.522
    1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183114---545.2415101015168.2764340837211021.659.961.054.852.755.640.57.556
    1941MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----311---545.2815101015168.7764340837211021.6610.031.064.882.775.670.57.556
    1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183215---13143.442929134000198.21798376882741031.318.110.363.713.353.760.90.481
    1942MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----321---13143.452929134000198.71798376882741031.328.130.363.723.363.770.90.481
    1943Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183316---873.06191861010135.11265746761400011.388.380.474.062.663.790.66.533
    1943MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----331---873.06191861010135.31265746761400011.388.390.474.062.663.800.66.533
    1944Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183417---12103.713027122030196.12119581569643031.439.670.233.162.934.350.93.545
    1944MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----341---12103.723027122030196.32119581569643031.439.680.233.172.944.360.93.545
    1945Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183518---373.6711112000076.0933731323164001.5311.010.362.721.894.380.70.300
    1945MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----351---373.6711112000076.0933731323164001.5311.010.362.721.894.380.70.300
    1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183619---543.4113124111092.1853735431210001.268.290.393.022.053.610.68.556
    1946MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----361---543.4213124111092.3853735431210001.268.310.393.032.053.620.68.556
    1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle183720---644.5015154100080.0914140327170111.4810.240.343.041.914.610.63.600
    1947MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----371---644.5015154100080.0914140327170111.4810.240.343.041.914.610.63.600
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)2231863.805824331812595149233,426.337061714144716111181160332591.419.740.422.943.054.501.04.545
    American League Totals (20 yrs)2231863.805824331812595149233,426.337061714144716111181160332591.419.740.422.943.054.501.04.545
    Cleveland Indians Totals (20 yrs)2231863.805824331812595149233,426.337061714144716111181160332591.419.740.422.943.054.501.04.545
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1928Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-18p---1238000000000600000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    1929Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-19p---2111000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1930Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle-20p---336638921041022802000.143.169.206.37567133.111.063.0002.9941.7914.000.00.0033.3
    1931Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1821p---44075719210100022404000.253.273.307.58081233.080.054.0002.4729.6312.000.00.0015.8
    1932Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1822p---539941117710130052502000.181.222.277.499101268.149.096.0004.9524.755.000.00.0047.1
    1933Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1823p---6448421630150022602000.190.209.262.47188224.095.072.0002.2729.5513.0084.01.1425.0
    1934Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1824p---7448791460050032409000.161.189.230.41999206.103.069.0003.0324.248.000.00.0042.9
    1935Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3425p---8421021121102100022907000.206.221.275.496111283.088.069.0001.8026.1314.5051.01.8014.3
    1936Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1826p---9368031140030001916000.138.148.188.33687154.050.050.0000.0021.840.000.00.0036.4
    1937Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1827p---103886515400100053307000.174.220.221.44198194.105.047.0005.1033.676.600.00.0026.7
    1938Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1828p---11398831020060043102000.114.152.136.28894122.068.022.0004.2632.987.750.00.0020.0
    1939Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1829p---12297281001190031726002.139.195.208.40383152.111.069.0003.6120.485.6772.01.2020.0
    1940Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1830p---13316241110041041705000.177.227.194.42171121.097.017.0005.6323.944.250.00.009.1
    1941Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1831p---141525120000000700001.080.080.080.1602520.000.000.0000.0028.000.000.00.000.0
    1942Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1832p---1529673800020021903000.119.145.119.2647280.030.000.0002.7826.399.500.00.000.0
    1943Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1833p---16194721011040021104000.213.245.277.52253132.106.064.0003.7720.755.500.00.0020.0
    1944Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1834p---17307491630060001902002.216.216.257.47376193.041.041.0000.0025.000.000.00.0018.8
    1945Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1835p---181125021000000903003.080.080.120.2002831.040.040.0000.0032.140.000.00.0050.0
    1946Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1836p---1913351300010011400002.086.111.086.1973630.029.000.0002.7838.8914.000.00.000.0
    1947Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1837p---2015282510010021005001.179.233.214.4473561.107.035.0005.7128.575.000.00.0020.0
    MLB Totals (20 yrs)58412038919938549320393693690011.165.194.215.409131425947.084.050.2352.9728.089.46300.80.3023.6
    American League Totals (20 yrs)58412038919938549320393693690011.165.194.215.409131425947.084.050.2352.9728.089.46300.80.3023.6
    Cleveland Indians Totals (20 yrs)58412038919938549320393693690011.165.194.215.409131425947.084.050.2352.9728.089.46300.80.3023.6
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1928Cleveland IndiansALMLB18P23049.00820108.8000.300.1614.9100.07
    1929Cleveland IndiansALMLB19P11017.2031043.7500.300.177.2100.09
    1930Cleveland IndiansALMLB20P360175.1932734841.8541.100.2323.4100.04
    1931Cleveland IndiansALMLB21P400194.01438445652.9291.300.2726.0100.02
    1932Cleveland IndiansALMLB22P390254.21865208583.9762.100.3325.7100.01
    1933Cleveland IndiansALMLB23P430253.0228734112109.9732.500.4328.597.71
    1934Cleveland IndiansALMLB24P440255.11061727871.9101.600.2828.6100.01
    1935Cleveland IndiansALMLB25P420287.118814010399.9612.400.3427.5100.01
    1936Cleveland IndiansALMLB26P360224.21338335451.9441.400.2323.4100.02
    1937Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P380233.21248136160.9841.600.2624.7100.02
    1938Cleveland IndiansALMLB28P380240.02149127170.9861.800.2925.097.43
    1939Cleveland IndiansALMLB29P290208.01426114140.9761.400.1918.8100.04
    1940Cleveland IndiansALMLB30P310186.1938244947.9591.500.2520.1100.05
    1941Cleveland IndiansALMLB31P15068.2716102423.9581.500.349.7100.08
    1942Cleveland IndiansALMLB32P290198.21444356158.9512.000.2918.8100.04
    1943Cleveland IndiansALMLB33P190135.16270233331.0001.700.2412.4100.09
    1944Cleveland IndiansALMLB34P300196.11134234745.9571.500.2319.5100.06
    1945Cleveland IndiansALMLB35P11076.06190125251.0002.300.337.6100.09
    1946Cleveland IndiansALMLB36P13092.1590114141.0001.100.158.4100.010
    1947Cleveland IndiansALMLB37P15080.0011101211.9170.700.149.7100.010
    MLB Totals - (P)58203,4222097344538988943.9541.600.280.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1928MLB23----------
    1929MLB11----------
    1930MLB36----------
    1931MLB40----------
    1932MLB39----------
    1933MLB43----------
    1934MLB44----------
    1935MLB42----------
    1936MLB36----------
    1937MLB38----------
    1938MLB38----------
    1939MLB29----------
    1940MLB31----------
    1941MLB15----------
    1942MLB29----------
    1943MLB19----------
    1944MLB30----------
    1945MLB11----------
    1946MLB13----------
    1947MLB15----------
    Totals582----------