Herschel Hoyt Held
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 10", Weight 185 lb.
- Born April 16, 1923 in McLoud, OK USA
- Died January 21, 1996 in Barnhart, MO USA
Herschel Held was an infielder who spent 11 seasons in the minor leagues, from 1942 to 1952. In 1,133 games, he hit .268 with 205 doubles, 47 triples and 69 home runs. Perhaps his best season was in 1949 with the Albany Senators, with whom he hit .309 with 123 hits, 28 doubles, five triples and 15 home runs. That year, he walked 151 times, tying Pinky May for the Eastern League single-season record.
Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|1951||West Palm Beach Indians||Florida International League||36-35||7th||None||Replaced Rudy Laskowski (28-40)|
|1952||St. Petersburg Saints||Florida International League||1-3||None||Replaced Specs Dozier (30-30); replaced by Bill Herring (53-37)|