Neil Wilson (baseball)

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Neil Wilson
Catcher
Born: (1935-06-14) June 14, 1935 (age 79)
Lexington, Tennessee
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 17, 1960 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
April 26, 1960 for the San Francisco Giants
Career statistics
Batting average .000
At bats 10
Walks 1
Teams

Samuel O'Neil "Neil" Wilson (born June 14, 1935 in Lexington, Tennessee) was a professional baseball player. He played six games in Major League Baseball for the San Francisco Giants in 1960 as a catcher.

Wilson was signed by the then-New York Giants in 1956. He spent parts of four years in the minor leagues before being on the opening day roster for the 1960 San Francisco Giants. Wilson appeared in six games and came to the plate eleven times before being demoted back to the minors on April 26, 1960. Wilson continued to play professional baseball through 1962 but never again appeared in the major leagues.

While playing for the Fresno Giants of the California League, Wilson was named league most valuable player for 1958.

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