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Ralph Beard

Ralph William Beard (February 11, 1929 – February 10, 2003) was an American professional baseball player, a right-handed pitcher whose ten-season (1947–56) pro career included 13 games pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. Beard, a native of Cincinnati, attended the University of Cincinnati. He stood 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighed 200 pounds (91 kg).

Beard's 13 big-league appearances included ten starting pitcher assignments, as he took a regular turn in the Cardinals' rotation during late July and August of the 1954 season. Although he lost all four decisions, he made a memorable start on July 22, 1954, against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium. He went 12 innings and allowed only one earned run and eight hits (including a home run by Preston Ward for the Pirates' earned run), but left the game for a pinch hitter with the score tied 2–2. He was relieved by Jerry Staley, who hurled two perfect frames and St. Louis won, 3–2, in 14 innings.As a starter, Beard gave up 29 runs in ten efforts and 492⁄3 innings pitched, but only 21 were earned (for a 3.81 earned run average in starting assignments). All told as a Major Leaguer, he surrendered 62 hits and 28 bases on balls in 58 innings pitched, with 17 strikeouts.

Beard died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on the day before his 74th birthday.

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Some of their strengths

Ralph Beard has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Generous, Altruistic, Optimistic, Creative, Imaginative, Hardworking, and Loyal.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Ralph Beard is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who looks for jobs that tend to reflect their identity.

Warm and Caring

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Ralph Beard well know them as someone who can be warm, caring, and compassionate, like a lamp or torch.

Organized and Achievement-oriented

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Ralph Beard as someone who is organized, goal-oriented, practical, and persevering.

Who is hardworking, intellectual, and easygoing, who loves higher education and learning and sharing ideas with others, and who loves healthy competition.

Charismatic and Playful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Ralph Beard is someone who is used to being the center of attention, and who has a playful approach to dealing with life.

They are also someone who is active, giving, optimistic, and cheerful, and who possesses a charisma that attracts friends and admirers.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Ralph Beard tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Ralph Beard's challenges

While Ralph Beard has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Ralph Beard can be Rebellious, Stubborn, Callous, Emotional, Emotionally Distant, Indecisive, and Unrealistic.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Ralph Beard's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Callous and Selfish

Ralph Beard is someone who can be standoffish, pessimistic, and ruthless, who can have difficulty concentrating and be impatient, can have difficulty discovering the keys to personal contentment, and who can have a tendency to overwork and hoard wealth and possessions.

Serious and Callous

Finally, Ralph Beard also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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