Bill Glynn

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Bill Glynn
First baseman
Born: (1925-07-30)July 30, 1925
Sussex, New Jersey
Died: January 15, 2013(2013-01-15) (aged 87)
San Diego, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 16, 1949, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1954, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .249
Hits 170
RBI 56

William Vincent Glynn (July 30, 1925 - January 15, 2013) was a Major League Baseball first baseman who played four seasons of professional baseball for the Cleveland Indians and the Philadelphia Phillies.[1]

Born in Sussex, New Jersey, Glynn attended Franklin High School, where he played baseball, basketball and football.[2]

Glynn played for the Utica Blue Sox in 1947, a team that won the Governor's Cup as Eastern League champions. The Blue Sox were a farm club of the Philadelphia Phillies.


  1. ^ "William Vincent "Bill" Glynn (1925 - 2013) - Find A Grave Memorial". Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  2. ^ Marsh, Richard. Bill Glynn, Society for American Baseball Research. Accessed August 11, 2016. "William Vincent Glynn, who played for three seasons with the Indians in a four-year major-league career, was born on June 30, 1925, in Sussex, New Jersey, the second son of Marshall Nelson, a laborer in a zinc mine, and his wife, Esta. A premier athlete at Franklin High School, Glynn lettered as a first baseman in baseball, a running back in football, and a forward in basketball."

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