From BR Bullpen
William Edward Clancy
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 180 lb.
- Debut April 14, 1905
- Final Game June 28, 1905
- Born April 12, 1879 in Redfield, NY USA
- Died February 10, 1948 in Oriskany, NY USA
 Biographical Information
"Bill Clancy is showing up fine in practice with Pittsburg, and the prediction is freely made that he will have no difficulty in filling Bransfield's shoes." - Sporting Life, March 25, 1905
Bill Clancy played only one season in the majors, but he had 240 plate appearances that year with the Pittsburgh Pirates of 1905, a team which won 96 games. He also spent 11 seasons in the minors, including four with Rochester. He was one of three managers for the Worcester Riddlers/Montreal Royals in 1903.
Clancy was five years younger than teammate Honus Wagner with the Pirates.
"Bill Clancy is batting in major league style for Buffalo." - Sporting Life, May 22, 1909