Warren Wilson (minors02)

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Warren Jackson Wilson

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 10", Weight 173 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Warren Wilson had a brief, though successful, minor league career. Playing in the Pittsburgh Pirates chain, Wilson began his three-year stint with the Brunswick Pirates in 1955, hitting .349/.459/.450 with 125 runs scored, 21 stolen bases and 99 walks to just 38 strikeouts in 140 games. Despite hitting just 3 home runs, he had 97 RBI, as well. He led the Georgia-Florida League in average, OBP, runs and hits (175).

Between the Waco Pirates (107 G) and Lincoln Chiefs (9 G) in 1956, Wilson hit .309 with at least 11 home runs in 116 games. Back with Lincoln in 1957, he hit .310/.410/.434 with 12 homers in 146 games to wrap up his career. He was hit by 24 pitches, easily leading the Western League; no one else had more than 11. Overall, Wilson batted .323 with 477 hits in 402 games. His career ended due to injury, after which he worked for General Motors.

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