George Wilson (baseball)
August 30, 1925|
Cherryville, North Carolina
|Died: October 29, 1974
Gastonia, North Carolina
|April 15, 1952, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 1956, for the New York Yankees|
|Runs batted in||19|
|Career highlights and awards|
George Washington Wilson (August 30, 1925 – October 29, 1974), nicknamed "Teddy", was an American outfielder in Major League Baseball. Listed at 6' 1" (1.85 m), 185 lb. (84 k), Wilson batted left handed and threw right handed. He was born in Cherryville, North Carolina.
Basically a corner outfielder, Wilson was most often used as a pinch hitter during his majors career. He played for the Chicago White Sox, New York Giants and New York Yankees in parts of three seasons spanning 1952–1956.
Wilson died in Gastonia, North Carolina at the age of 49.
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