High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Thomas Edward Herrin (September 12, 1929 — November 29, 1999) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Red Sox during the 1954 season. He played college baseball and basketball at Louisiana Tech University. Listed at 6` 3", 190 lb., Herrin batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana.