Roy Wood (baseball)

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Roy Wood
Outfielder/First baseman
Born: (1892-08-29)August 29, 1892
Monticello, Arkansas
Died: April 6, 1974(1974-04-06) (aged 81)
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 16, 1913, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
June 19, 1915, for the Cleveland Indians
MLB statistics
Batting average .231
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 20

Roy Winton Wood (August 29, 1892 – April 6, 1974) nicknamed "Woody", was a professional baseball player. He played all or part of three seasons in Major League Baseball from 1913 through 1915 for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1913), Cleveland Naps (1914) and Cleveland Indians (1915). Listed at 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m), 175 lb., Wood batted and threw right-handed. A native of Monticello, Arkansas, he attended University of Arkansas.

In a three-season career, Wood posted a .231 batting average (77 hits in 333 at bats) with one home run and 20 RBI in 119 games, including 33 runs, 12 doubles, four triples and seven stolen bases. He played first base and all three outfield positions.

Wood died in Fayetteville, Arkansas, at the age of 81.

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