Bill Traffley

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Bill Traffley
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Born: (1859-12-21)December 21, 1859
Staten Island, New York
Died: June 23, 1908(1908-06-23) (aged 48)
Des Moines, Iowa
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 27, 1878, for the Chicago White Stockings
Last MLB appearance
July 29, 1886, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Batting average .175
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 36

William Franklin Traffley (December 21, 1859 – June 23, 1908) was a baseball player.


Traffley was born in Staten Island, New York. When he was 18 years old, in 1878, he played two games for the Chicago White Stockings.

Traffley did not play in professional baseball for another five years, in 1883. He played 30 games that season.

His next three seasons (and his last) were spent with the Baltimore Orioles.

Traffley died in Des Moines, Iowa. His brother, John Traffley, also played professional baseball.