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Bill Sowders

Bill Sowders
Born: (1864-11-29)November 29, 1864
Louisville, Kentucky
Died: February 2, 1951(1951-02-02) (aged 86)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1888 for the Boston Beaneaters
Last MLB appearance
June 19, 1890 for the Pittsburg Alleghenys
Career statistics
Win-loss record 29-30
Earned run average 3.34
Strikeouts 205

William Jefferson "Little Bill" Sowders (November 29, 1864 – February 2, 1951) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of three seasons (1888–1890) with the Boston Beaneaters and Pittsburg Alleghenys. For his career, he compiled a 29–30 record in 71 appearances, with a 3.34 earned run average and 205 strikeouts.

Sowders was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and later died in Indianapolis, Indiana at the age of 86. Two of his brothers, John Sowders and Len Sowders, also played Major League Baseball.

See also


  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)

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