Date of birth: 2 October 1934
Primary position: Pitcher
Career Pitching Statistics through 2017 Season
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.