Bill Crowley (baseball)

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Bill Crowley
Bill Crowley 1878.jpg
Born: (1857-04-08)April 8, 1857
Died: July 14, 1891(1891-07-14) (aged 34)
Gloucester, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 26, 1875, for the Philadelphia White Stockings
Last MLB appearance
October 10, 1885, for the Buffalo Bisons
MLB statistics
Batting average .263
Hits 540
Runs batted in 225

William Michael "Bill" Crowley (April 18, 1857 – July 14, 1891) was an American Major League Baseball player who played mainly as an outfielder from 1875 to 1885. He played for the Philadelphia White Stockings, Louisville Grays, Buffalo Bisons, Boston Red Caps/Beaneaters, Philadelphia Athletics, and Cleveland Blues.[1]

Crowley died at the age of 34 of Bright's disease[2] in Gloucester, New Jersey, and is interred at St. Mary's Cemetery in Bellmawr, New Jersey.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Bill Crowley's career statistics". Retrieved 2008-09-06. 
  2. ^ "Too Young To Die". Archived from the original on 23 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-06. 

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