Jack Wilson (pitcher)

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Jack Wilson
Jack Wilson 1940 Play Ball.jpeg
Pitcher
Born: (1912-04-12)April 12, 1912
Portland, Oregon
Died: April 19, 1995(1995-04-19) (aged 83)
Edmonds, Washington
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 9, 1934, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 16, 1942, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 68-72
Strikeouts 590
Earned run average 4.59
Teams

John Francis "Black Jack" Wilson (April 12, 1912 – April 19, 1995) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of nine seasons in Major League Baseball from 1934-42. He pitched for the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Athletics, Washington Senators, and Detroit Tigers. He played college baseball at the University of Portland.

Wilson served as a player-manager for the Salem Senators in 1947 and 1948.

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