Bill Hill

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William Cicero Hill
(Still Bill)

  • Bats Both, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 201 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

The brother of Hugh Hill, Still Bill Hill was on the Louisville Colonels in 1897 when Honus Wagner broke in, and was on the Cincinnati Reds when Harry Steinfeldt broke in in 1898. He was also with perhaps the worst major league team of all time, the Cleveland Spiders of 1899. His winning percentage of .333 was much better than the team's winning percentage.

After baseball he worked for the Cincinnati, OH police department.

A member of the Baseball List of Rhyming Names, along with such notables as Don Hahn, Larry Sherry, Paul Schaal, Greg Legg, Lu Blue, and Mark Clark.

He died of a skull fracture after being hit by a car.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1896 & 1898)
  • 300 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1896)

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