Weldon Bowlin

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Weldon Bowlin
Third baseman
Born: (1940-12-10) December 10, 1940 (age 76)
Paragould, Arkansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 16, 1967, for the Kansas City Athletics
Last MLB appearance
September 17, 1967, for the Kansas City Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .200
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 0
Teams

Lois Weldon Bowlin (born December 10, 1940 in Paragould, Arkansas) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman. Nicknamed "Hoss", he was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1959, and acquired by the Kansas City Athletics in August 1961. He started two games for the A's in 1967.

Both games he appeared in were on the road against the California Angels at Anaheim Stadium (September 16 and 17). He had five at bats, (with one hit), because Sal Bando pinch-hit for him and replaced him at third in both games. Bowlin's one hit, a single to right, came against pitcher Jack Hamilton, who earlier in the season had hit Red Sox All-Star Tony Conigliaro in the face with a fastball.

In his thirteen inning on the field, Bowlin recorded four assists and made no errors.

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