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Herb Moford

Herbert Moford
Born: Aug. 6, 1928 in Brooksville, Ky.
Died: Dec. 3, 2005 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Debut: 1955 | Pos: p
H: 6'1" | W: 175 | B: R | T: R

Yr W L G SV IP SO ERA
4 5 13 50 3 157.1 78 5.03

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Herb Moford, who won five games as a major league pitcher, died on Dec. 3, 2005 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was 77.

He made his major-league debut in 1955 with the St. Louis Cardinals and his career included Detroit (1958), Boston (1959) and New York NL (1962).

He pitched in 50 games in the major leagues and posted a 5-13 record with three saves and a 5.03 ERA. His best season came in 1958 when he pitched in 109.2 innings for Detroit and finished with a 4-9 record and a 3.61 ERA.

The Tigers traded Moford to Boston in December 1958 for Lou Berberet.

He and his wife, Martha, had been married for 51 years.