Roy Weir

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William Franklin Weir

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Biographical Information[edit]

Maine native Roy Weir spent parts of four seasons in the major leagues pitching for the Boston Bees from 1936 to 1939. He had a 6-4 record with a 3.55 ERA in 29 games.

The lefthander was also in the minor leagues, pitching in 14 games with a 2-8 record for the Hartford Laurels of the Eastern League in 1938. In 1939 he went 7-11 in 23 games for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International League.

Weir served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was an executive at AT&T for 27 years. He died on September 30, 1989 in Anaheim, CA, from congestive heart failure after suffering for years from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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