Bill Stuart

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Bill Stuart
Infielder
Born: (1873-08-28)August 28, 1873
Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
Died: October 14, 1928(1928-10-14) (aged 55)
Fort Worth, Texas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 15, 1895, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 7, 1899, for the New York Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .238
Home runs 0
RBI 10
Teams

William Alexander "Chauncey" Stuart was a Major League Baseball middle infielder. He played in 1895 and 1899, with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1895 and the New York Giants in 1899.

Biography[edit]

Stuart was born on August 28, 1873, in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. He threw and batted right-handed,[1] he was 5'11", 170 pounds and he attended Penn State University where he was a half back for the varsity football team. Stuart died on October 14, 1928, in Fort Worth, Texas. His body was laid to rest in Branch Cemetery in State College, Pennsylvania.

Baseball career[edit]

Stuart made his big league debut on August 15, 1895, with the Pittsburgh Pirates at the age of 21, playing 19 games that year (2 at second base and 17 as shortstop) and hitting .247 with 0 home runs and 10 RBI. He returned to the Major Leagues in 1899 to play for the New York Giants (playing only one game at second base that season) and collected zero hits in three at-bats. Stuart's overall career fielding percentage was unremarkable, at .912.

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  1. ^ "MLB.com". Retrieved 2010-05-10.