Bill Piercy

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Bill Piercy
Pitcher
Born: (1896-05-02)May 2, 1896
El Monte, California
Died: August 28, 1951(1951-08-28) (aged 55)
Long Beach, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 3, 1917 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 6, 1926 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Win–loss record 27-43
Earned run average 4.26
Strikeouts 165
Teams

William Benton Piercy (May 2, 1896 – August 28, 1951), born in El Monte, California, was a pitcher for the New York Yankees (1917 and 1921), Boston Red Sox (1922–24) and Chicago Cubs (1926).

Piercy helped the Yankees win the 1921 American League pennant.

In 6 seasons he had a 27–43 Win-Loss record, 116 Games (70 Started), 28 Complete Games, 2 Shutouts, 30 Games Finished, 610 ⅔ Innings Pitched, 676 Hits Allowed, 362 Runs Allowed, 289 Earned Runs Allowed, 16 Home Runs Allowed, 268 Walks Allowed, 165 Strikeouts, 43 Hit Batsmen, 21 Wild Pitches, 2,180 Batters Faced, 1 Balk and a 4.26 ERA.

He died in Long Beach, California, at the age of 55.

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