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Richard "Dick" Leslie Byrd (May 16, 1892 – June 1953) was an American athlete and baseball player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

In 1912 he won the silver medal in the discus throw. In the standing high jump event he finished fourth and in the standing long jump competition he finished eighth. He also participated in the two handed discus throw event and finished 17th.

At the same Olympics he also was a member of USA national baseball team which competed in a single baseball match held as demonstration sport.

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