Bill Evans (1910s pitcher)

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Bill Evans
Born: (1893-02-10)February 10, 1893
Reidsville, North Carolina
Died: December 21, 1946(1946-12-21) (aged 53)
Burlington, North Carolina
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 13, 1916, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
June 1, 1919, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 2-13
Earned run average 3.85
Strikeouts 41

William James Evans (February 10, 1893 – December 21, 1946) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (191617, 1919). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 175 lb, Evans batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Reidsville, North Carolina.

In a three-season career, Evans posted a 2–13 record with a 3.85 ERA in 28 appearances, including 11 starts, six complete games, 10 games finished, 41 strikeouts, 48 walks, and 126⅓ innings pitched.

In 1918 Evans served in the military during World War I.[1]

An alumnus of Elon University and North Carolina State University, Evans died in Burlington, North Carolina at age 53.


  1. ^ The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Ballantine Books. 2007. p. 1187. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3.