Bill Evans (1940s pitcher)

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Bill Evans
Born: (1919-03-25)March 25, 1919
Quanah, Texas
Died: November 30, 1983(1983-11-30) (aged 64)
Grand Junction, Colorado
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 21, 1949, for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 21, 1951, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–1
Earned run average 4.98
Strikeouts 4

William Lawrence Evans (March 25, 1919 – November 30, 1983) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Chicago White Sox (1949) and Boston Red Sox (1951). Listed at 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m), 180 lb., Evans batted and threw right-handed. He was born in Quanah, Texas.

In a two-season Major League career, Evans posted a 0–1 record with a 4.36 ERA in 13 appearances, including five games finished, four strikeouts, 16 walks, and 21⅔ innings pitched. In 12 seasons in minor league baseball, he worked in 386 games and compiled a 128–127 (.502) mark, retiring after the 1955 season.

Evans served in the US Army in World War II as an infantry man, eventually earning the Bronze Star Medal and Silver Stars.

Evans died in Grand Junction, Colorado, at age 64.