Bill Butler (butlebi01)

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William John Butler

  • Bats Unknown, Throws Unknown

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Biographical Information[edit]

Bill Butler was an amateur player in New Orleans when he was signed by the Pittsburgh Alleghenys before the 1884 season. He did not play for Pittsburgh, but was in 9 games with the Indianapolis Hoosiers later that year. He was married on March 22nd of that year to Anastasia O'Mealey, a couple of days before leaving town for Pittsburgh. He died in New Orleans in 1895 where he worked as a cotton handler and later as a bartender.

Further Reading[edit]

  • "William Butler", in Bill Carle, ed.: Biographical Research Committee Report, SABR, March/April 2017, pp. 1-2.

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