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Billy Hitchcock

+ Played in Major Leagues 1942-1953


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Biography Data
Positions: 3B-240, 2B-201, SS-142, 1B-48
Proper Name: William Clyde Hitchcock
Born: July 31, 1916
Place Inverness, Alabama
Death April 9, 2006 (89.252)
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 185 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Union Springs (Union Springs,AL)
College: Auburn University
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:April 14,1942 (25.257)
TBC Player ID:12848
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Career Activity
Organizations:DET, WS1, SLA, BOS, PHA
Signed by:Johnny Nee


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  • Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Tigers.
    Traded by Athletics to Tigers for Don Kolloway.
    Traded by Red Sox to Athletics for Buddy Rosar.
    Traded by Browns with Ellis Kinder to Red Sox for Bill Sommers, Clem Dreisewerd, Sam Dente and Cash.
    Purchased by Browns from Senators.
    Purchased by Senators from Tigers.
    Purchased by Tigers from Yankees.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.

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