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Carl Willey

Carlton Willey
Born: (1931-06-06)June 6, 1931
Cherryfield, Maine
Died: July 20, 2009(2009-07-20) (aged 78)
Ellsworth, Maine
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 30, 1958 for the Milwaukee Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1965 for the New York Mets
Career statistics
Win-Loss 38-58
Strikeouts 493
Earned run average 3.76

Career highlights and awards

  • TSN Rookie of the Year (1958)

Carlton Francis Willey (June 6, 1931 – July 20, 2009[1]) was an American professional baseball player who pitched eight seasons for the Milwaukee Braves and New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He was a native of Cherryfield, Maine, who threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg). Willey missed the first three months of the 1964 season after having his jaw broken by a line drive hit by Gates Brown during a spring training game.[2]

After his playing career ended, Carlton Willey served as a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Willey died of lung cancer on July 20, 2009, in Ellsworth, Maine.[3]


External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference

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