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Highball Wilson

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Win–loss record  14–27
Role  Baseball athlete
Name  Highball Wilson
Earned run average  3.29
Strikeouts  86

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Died  October 16, 1934, Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States

Howard Paul "Highball" Wilson (August 9, 1878 – October 16, 1934) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or parts of four seasons in Major League Baseball, including a stint on the infamous 1899 Cleveland Spiders.

Wilson made just one appearance for the Spiders, pitching a complete game and losing. He spent the 1900 and 1901 seasons with the Norwich Witches of the Connecticut State League, then resurfaced with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1902. During his brief stint in the A's rotation, he compiled a 7–5 record, helping the team to the American League pennant.

In 1903, he pitched for the Washington Senators, posting a 3.31 ERA but losing 18 games for a bad team. His career ended the following season.

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Highball Wilson Wikipedia


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