Joe Wood (infielder)

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Joe Wood
Born: (1919-10-03)October 3, 1919
Houston, Texas
Died: March 25, 1985(1985-03-25) (aged 65)
Houston, Texas
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 2, 1943, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1943, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Batting average .323
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 17

Joseph Perry Wood (October 3, 1919 – March 25, 1985) was a professional baseball player. He played one season in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers in 1943, playing second base and third base. A native of Houston, Texas, Wood batted and threw right-handed. He attended Rice University.

In one season career, Wood was a .323 hitter (53-for-164) with one home run and 17 RBI in 60 games, including four doubles, four triples and two stolen bases.

Wood died in an accidental fire his hometown of Houston, Texas, at the age of 65.[citation needed]

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