Willie Mills (baseball)
Born: August 15, 1877|
Scheneves, New York
Died: July 5, 1914 (aged 36)|
Norwood, New York
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|July 13, 1901 for the New York Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 17, 1901 for the New York Giants|
|Earned run average||8.44|
Mills earned his nickname due to his stature; he stood only 5'7" and weighed about 150 lbs.
Mills first pitched for Utica in the New York State League in 1899. He would post a 47-26 record with Utica over two seasons, leading the club to the 1900 New York State League championship. In 1901 he began the season with a 13-game winning streak while playing for Schenectady before being called up by the Giants. However, he would only make two appearances for the Giants, earning the loss in both games, before being returned to Schenectady.
Mills died on July 5, 1914, in Norwood, New York.
- Billy Mills and Scott Fiesthumel. Diamond Dynasty: Three Generations in Baseball. Erie Canal Productions, ISBN 0-9715617-2-9.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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