Bill Swift (1930s pitcher)

Bill Swift
Pitcher
Born: (1908-06-19)June 19, 1908
Elmira, New York
Died: February 23, 1969(1969-02-23) (aged 60)
Bartow, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 12, 1932, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1943, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Win-loss record 95-82
Earned run average 3.58
Strikeouts 636
Teams

William Vincent Swift (June 19, 1908 – February 23, 1969) born in Elmira, New York was a pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1932–39), Boston Bees (1940), Brooklyn Dodgers (1941) and Chicago White Sox (1943).

He helped the Dodgers win the 1941 National League Pennant.

He led the NL in Walks/9IP (1.09) in 1932 and Hit Batsmen (8) in 1934.

He ranks 71st on the MLB Career Walks/9IP List (1.93).

In 11 seasons he had a 95–82 Win–Loss record, 336 Games (163 Started), 78 Complete Games, 7 Shutouts, 119 Games Finished, 20 Saves, 1,637 ⅔ Innings Pitched, 1,682 Hits Allowed, 753 Runs Allowed, 651 Earned Runs Allowed, 103 Home Runs Allowed, 351 Walks, 636 Strikeouts, 36 Hit Batsmen, 11 Wild Pitches, 6,891 Batters Faced, 1 Balk, a 3.58 ERA and a 1.241 WHIP.

He died in Bartow, Florida at the age of 60.

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