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Wheezer Dell
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Birthdate: 6/11/1886
Died: 8/24/1966
Height / Weight: 6' 4" / 210 lbs.
Place of Birth: Tuscarora, NV, USA
Bats / Throws: R / R

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Baseball player, Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher, William Dell throwing ball on field at Weeghman park prior to game against Chicago Cubs. Photo 1916 SUMMARY
Portrait of National League's Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Wheezer Dell throwing a ball on the field at Weeghman Park, known as Wrigley Field after 1926, located at 1060 West Addison Street and bounded by West Waveland Avenue; North Seminary Avenue; North Clark Street; North Sheffield Avenue, in the Lake View community area of Chicago, Illinois. Teammates standing on the field and an American flag flying on a pole above the scoreboard are visible in the background. SDN-060710, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago Historical Society.

The lanky 6 ft 4 inches, 210 pounds Bill Dell, of Tuscarora Nevada, had a fine season with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1915. He posted a 11-10 record with a 3.24 earned run average in 215 innings.Dell completed 12-of-24 startys plus 16 relief games.


Pitching Statistics
Year Team G GS W L SV CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO WP HBP BK ERA
1912 STL (NL) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1 3 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11.57
1915 BRO (NL) 40 24 11 10 1 12 4 215.0 166 80 56 5 100 0 94 4 8 0 2.34
1916 BRO (NL) 32 16 8 9 1 9 2 155.0 143 52 39 2 43 0 76 2 4 0 2.26
1917 BRO (NL) 17 4 0 4 1 0 0 58.0 55 35 24 3 25 0 28 2 2 0 3.72
4 years   92 44 19 23 3 21 6 430.1 367 170 122 10 171 0 198 8 14 0 2.55
Batting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS IBB HBP SH SF AVG OBP SLG
1912 STL (NL) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .0 .0 SLG
1915 BRO (NL) 40 66 4 10 2 0 0 9 4 24 0 0 0 0 2 0 .152 .200 SLG
1916 BRO (NL) 32 44 1 4 0 0 0 3 1 14 0 0 0 2 2 0 .91 .149 SLG
1917 BRO (NL) 17 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .63 .63 SLG
4 years   92 126 5 15 2 0 0 12 5 42 0 0 0 2 4 0 .119 .165 .SLG



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