Bill Shores

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William David Shores (May 26, 1904 in Abilene, Texas – February 19, 1984 in Purcell, Oklahoma), was a Major League Baseball player who played pitcher from 1928-1936. He would play for the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, and New York Giants.

Bill Shores was the first major league player to wear uniform number 13, while playing for the A's in 1931. The number 13 was not routinely issued to players, except by request.

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