William Ross Short
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 5' 9", Weight 170 lb.
- High School Newburgh Free Academy
- Debut April 23, 1960
- Final Game June 13, 1969
- Born November 27, 1937 in Kingston, NY USA
- Died February 2, 2022 in Sarasota, FL USA
In 2009, Bill Short was elected to the International League Hall of Fame.
Despite a sterling minor league career win-record of nearly 60 percent, Bill Short won a total of only five major league games - three of them coming in his 1960 rookie year. He was 1959 Pitcher of the Year in the International League with the Richmond Virginians.