Bill Short

William Ross Short
Batted: Left
Threw: Left
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Born: November 27, 1937 in Kingston, NY
Signed: 1955 by the New York Yankees
Acquired: purchased from the Pittsburgh Pirates, November 1967
Departed: selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the Rule 5 Draft, December 1968

 

In every picture I have ever seen of Bill Short, he has always had a vaguely worried look on his face. This 1961 Topps card is no exception.

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PITCHING RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G GS CG    IP  W  L  PCT   H  R ER SO BB ShO SV   ERA
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1960 N Y AL 10 10  2  47.0  3  5 .375  49 25 25 14 30   0  0  4.79
1962 Bal AL  5  0  0   4.0  0  0 ----   8  7  7  3  6   0  0 15.75
1966 2teams 14  6  1  46.0  2  3 .400  44 21 16 29 12   1  0  3.13
1967 Pit NL  6  0  0   2.1  0  0 ----   1  1  1  1  1   0  1  3.86
1968 *METS* 34  0  0  30.1  0  3 .000  24 17 16 24 14   0  1  4.75
1969 Cin NL  4  0  0   2.1  0  0 ----   4  4  4  0  1   0  0 15.43
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METS TOTALS 34  0  0  30.1  0  3 .000  24 17 16 24 14   0  1  4.75
OTHER CLUBS 39 16  3 101.2  5  8 .385 106 58 53 47 50   1  1  4.69
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CAREER TOTS 73 16  3 132.0  5 11 .313 130 75 69 71 64   1  2  4.70

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB    G GS CG    IP  W  L  PCT   H  R ER SO BB ShO SV   ERA
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1966 Bal AL  6  6  1  37.2  2  3 .400  34 15 12 27 10   1  0  2.87
1966 Bos AL  8  0  0   8.1  0  0 ----  10  6  4  2  2   0  0  4.32

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This is a list of the Bill Short cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

1960 Topps #142 (Rookie Star)

1961 Topps #252

1962 Topps #221

1968 Topps #536

1969 Topps #259

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #364

1992 Nobody Beats the Wiz New York Yankees of the '60's

Other Bill Short memorabilia in my collection:

autographed 3 x 5 index card

BILSHO

autographed index card

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