Bill Swanson (baseball)

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Bill Swanson
Born: (1888-10-12)October 12, 1888
New York, New York
Died: October 14, 1954(1954-10-14) (aged 66)
New York, New York
Batted: Both Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 2, 1914, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 7, 1914, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .200
Home runs 0

William Andrew Swanson (October 12, 1888 – October 14, 1954) was an infielder in Major League Baseball. Listed at 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m), 156 lb., Swanson batted and threw right-handed. He was born in New York, New York.

Swanson played briefly for the 1914 Boston Red Sox as a reserve infielder for Steve Yerkes (2B), Larry Gardner (3B) and Everett Scott (SS). He went 4-for-20 for a .200 batting average in 11 games, including two doubles and a .304 on-base percentage, and never appeared in a major league game again.

Swanson died in his hometown of New York, just two days after his 66th birthday.

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