Bill Dietrich

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Bill Dietrich
Bill Dietrich.jpg
Born: (1910-03-29)March 29, 1910
Died: June 20, 1978(1978-06-20) (aged 68)
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 1933, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
June 5, 1948, for the Philadelphia Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 108-128
Earned run average 4.48
Strikeouts 660
Career highlights and awards
  • 16 wins in 1944
  • Pitched a no-hitter on June 1, 1937

William John "Bullfrog" Dietrich (March 29, 1910 – June 20, 1978) was a professional baseball player who played pitcher from 1933 to 1948 for the Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Athletics.

In 16 seasons, Dietrich posted a 108–128 career record.[1] He recorded a winning mark in just three seasons, yet was usually close to .500 every year. His best year in terms of wins was 1944 when he went 16–17 for the White Sox.[2]

On June 1, 1937, while with the White Sox, Dietrich no-hit the St. Louis Browns 8–0 at Comiskey Park.[3]

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Preceded by
Vern Kennedy
No-hitter pitcher
June 1, 1937
Succeeded by
Johnny Vander Meer