Bill Sowders

William Jefferson Sowders "Little Bill"
Born: November 29, 1864
Louisville, KY US
Deceased: 1951
Indianapolis, IN US
Primary Position: Pitcher
All Position(s) Played: 1B, CF, RF
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 155
Career: 1886-1896
Major League Statistics

Bill Sowders compiled a career record of 34 wins and 18 losses and a 2.09 ERA in his 54-game pitching career with the Minneapolis Millers, St. Paul Saints, Omaha Omahas, Milwaukee Brewers, Fort Wayne, Joliet Giants, Jacksonville Lunatics, Washington Little Senators, Saginaw Lumberman and New Castle Quakers. He began playing during the 1886 season and last took the field during the 1896 campaign.

      

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Pitching:

Year Level Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1887NWES2St. Paul Saints3417.6672.145249483441.04722481051012661615
1891IndILIAJoliet Giants01.0000.00221011.02312061
Totals3418.6542.09545104930452.049526010501070267160150

Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1887NWES2St. Paul Saints7933433464103188220.308.308.428.737143
Totals79334334641031882020000.308.308.428.73714300000


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
1887NWES2St. Paul SaintsP52.000
1887NWES2St. Paul SaintsCF5.000
1887NWES2St. Paul Saints1B4.000
1887NWES2St. Paul SaintsRF24.000
1891IndILIAJoliet GiantsP2.000
Totals870000.000

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
1886Northwestern LeagueMinneapolis Millers
1887Northwestern LeagueSt. Paul Saints
1890IndWestern AssociationOmaha Omahas
1890IndWestern AssociationMilwaukee Brewers
1891IndNorthwestern LeagueFort Wayne
1891IndIllinois-Iowa LeagueJoliet Giants
1892FIllinois-Iowa LeagueJacksonville Lunatics
1896CInter-State LeagueSaginaw Lumberman
1896CInter-State LeagueNew Castle Quakers
1896CInter-State LeagueWashington Little Senators




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