Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Cy Williams, Major League Baseball Player 1912-1930-- Part 1

From the Baseball reference Site.

In the previous post, I mentioned an injury to Cy Williams who was playing for the Chicago Cubs.  A little more information about him.

Center Field, bat left, throw left.  6'2", 180 pounds.

Born December 27, 1887, in Wadena, Indiana.

School:  University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Signed by the Chicago Cubs in 1912 as an amateur free agent.  He must have played on DeKalb's baseball team before signing.

Played for the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia from 1912-1930.

Debut July 18, 1912.  Last game September 22, 1930, at age 42.

Died April 23, 1974, in Eagle River, Wisconsin, at age 86.  He is buried at Three Lakes Cemetery in Three Lakes, Wisconsin.


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