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Earl Wilson

Date of birth: 2 October 1934
Primary position: Pitcher

Career Pitching Statistics through 2017 Season

SeasonWLSVIPHERSOERA
195911023.72116176.08
196032065.06134404.71
19621280191.3163831373.90
196311160210.7184881233.76
196411120202.32131011664.49
196513140230.72211021643.98
1966550100.78843673.84
TOTAL565801024.39514677144.10

Memorable Moments for Earl Wilson

  • 28 July 1959 - Earl Wilson becomes the first African American player to pitch for the Red Sox, throwing a scoreless inning in a 5-3 loss in the opener of a doubleheader in Cleveland.
  • 31 July 1959 - Three days after his debut, Earl Wilson makes his first major league start, pitching 3-2/3 hitless innings but allowing nine walks in an eventual 6-5 Red Sox win in Detroit.
  • 26 June 1962 - Red Sox pitcher Earl Wilson throws a no-hitter before a small crowd at Fenway Park and also helps his cause with a home run in a 2-0 win over the Angels.