Mutt Wilson

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William Clarence Wilson
(Mutt or Lank)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 3", Weight 167 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Mutt Wilson was a pitcher who had a cup of coffee at age 24 in 1920 from September 11 to September 18 with the Detroit Tigers. He was 1-1 with one complete game in 2 games started, 4 strikeouts, 5 walks and 0 shutouts in 13 innings pitched with an ERA of 3.46 and a WHIP of 1.308 in 3 games.

Wilson served in the U.S. Army during World War I (BN). He worked for the Seaboard Airline Railroad. He died at age 66 in Leesburg, FL from encephalitis on August 3, 1962 and is buried at Lone Oak Cemetery in Leesburg.


Principal sources for Mutt Wilson include newspaper obituaries (OB), government Veteran records (VA,CM,CW), Stars & Stripes (S&S), Sporting Life (SL), The Sporting News (TSN), The Sports Encyclopedia:Baseball 2006 by David Neft & Richard Cohen (N&C), old Who's Who in Baseballs (none) (WW), old Baseball Registers (none) (BR) , old Daguerreotypes by TSN (none) (DAG), Stars&Stripes (S&S), The Baseball Necrology by Bill Lee (BN), Pat Doyle's Professional Ballplayer DataBase (PD), The Baseball Library (BL), Baseball in World War II Europe by Gary Bedingfield (GB) ; and independent research by Walter Kephart (WK) and Frank Russo (FR) and others.

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