Bill Donovan (Boston Braves pitcher)
July 16, 1916|
|Died: September 25, 1997
|April 19, 1942, for the Boston Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 20, 1943, for the Boston Braves|
|Earned run average||3.24|
Willard Earl Donovan (July 6, 1916 – September 25, 1997) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played in 1942 and 1943 for the Boston Braves. Listed at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 198 lb., Donovan was a switch-hitter and threw left-handed. He was born in Maywood, Illinois.
From 1943 to 1945, Donovan served in the military during World War II.
Donovan died in his homeland of Maywood, Illinois, at the age of 81.
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