Bill Sweeney (sweenbi03)
William Joseph Sweeney
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut April 13, 1928
- Final Game September 27, 1931
- Born December 29, 1904 in Cleveland, OH USA
- Died April 18, 1957 in San Diego, CA USA
Bill Sweeney played and managed for many years at the AAA level, notably in the Pacific Coast League. In 15 years in the minor leagues, Sweeney hit .321 with 85 HR and 763 RBI in 1691 games. In 2004 he was elected to the Pacific Coast League Hall of Fame.
He was also a coach for the Detroit Tigers in 1947 and 1948.
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