Bill Sweeney (infielder)
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Bill Sweeney Infielder
Bill Sweeney
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Born: (1886-03-06)March 6, 1886
Covington, Kentucky
Died: May 26, 1948(1948-05-26) (aged 62)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 14, 1907, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1914, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average.272
Runs batted in388
Stolen bases172

William John Sweeney (March 6, 1886 - May 26, 1948) was an infielder in Major League Baseball from 1907 to 1914. He graduated from St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati in 1904.[1][2]

In an eight year major-league career, he compiled a .272 batting average (1,004-3,692) with 442 runs scored, 11 home runs, 388 RBI, 172 stolen bases, an on-base percentage of .349 and a slugging percentage of .344. His best seasons were with the Boston Braves in 1911 and 1912, he hit .314 and .344 with 63 and 99 RBI respectively.

See also


  1. ^ Morris, Peter. "Bill Sweeney". Baseball Biography Project. Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved .
  2. ^ Jaeger, Steven D. (2009). "Sweeney, Bill". In Tenkotte, Paul A.; Claypool, James C. (eds.). The Encyclopedia of Northern Kentucky. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky. p. 862. ISBN 978-0-8131-2565-7 – via Issuu.

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