Ed Wilkinson

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Ed Wilkinson
Born: (1890-06-20)June 20, 1890
Jacksonville, Oregon
Died: April 9, 1918(1918-04-09) (aged 27)
Tucson, Arizona
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 4, 1911, for the New York Highlanders
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1911, for the New York Highlanders
MLB statistics
Batting average .231
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 1

Edward Henry Wilkinson (June 20, 1890 to April 9, 1918) was a Major League Baseball player. He was born in Jacksonville, Oregon and died in Tucson, Arizona. Wilkinson batted and threw right-handed.

Wilkinson played for the New York Highlanders in the 1911 season. In ten games, he had three hits in 13 at-bats, with one RBI, and a .231 batting average. Shortly thereafter, he contracted pulmonary tuberculosis, a condition that ended his career and contributed to his early death at the age of 27.[1]

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  1. ^ McKenna, Brian. Early exits: the premature endings of baseball careers, Rowman & Littlefield, 2007, p. 209. ISBN 0-8108-5858-4