July 14, 1944 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Left|
|April 24, 1964 for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 8, 1970 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Earned Run Average||3.59|
William John McCool (born July 14, 1944 in Batesville, Indiana) was a left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played the bulk of his short career with the Cincinnati Reds and spent a year each with the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals. In 1965 and '66 he was second in the National League in saves and in 1966, he was named a National League All-Star. He was among the players drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 1968 MLB expansion draft.
He is the author of "The Billy McCool Pitching Digest: A Guide to Effective Baseball Pitching." The book was published in 1977 and is 72 pages.
See also 
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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