Cecil Bolton
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Cecil Bolton
Cecil Bolton
First baseman
Born: (1904-02-13)February 13, 1904
Booneville, Mississippi
Died: August 25, 1993(1993-08-25) (aged 89)
Jackson, Mississippi
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 21, 1928, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1928, for the Cleveland Indians

Cecil Glenford Bolton (February 13, 1904 - August 25, 1993) was a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Cleveland Indians near the end of the 1928 season (September 21-September 30). A native of Booneville, Mississippi, the 24-year-old rookie stood 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and weighed 195 lbs.

Bolton had two hits in thirteen at bats (.154), but both hits were triples, giving him a slugging percentage of .462. He shares the record with Ed Irvin for most triples in a career with no other hits at two. He scored one run.
At first base, he handled 42 out of 44 chances successfully for a .955 fielding percentage.

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