Bill Hallman (hallmbi01)
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William Wilson Hallman
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 8", Weight 160 lb.
- Debut April 23, 1888
- Final Game September 27, 1903
- Born March 31, 1867 in Pittsburgh, PA USA
- Died September 11, 1920 in Philadelphia, PA USA
 Biographical Information
Bill Hallman's batting average increased every year over a nine-year period, from 1888 to 1896. This is a record: no one else's average did so over an eight-year span. The most recent player with seven was Carlos Guillen. William Wilson Hallman is the uncle of the other major leaguer named Bill Hallman, whose middle name was Harry.
Ironically, both Bill Hallmans played in the American Association's 1905 Season Opener, the elder (age 38) playing second base for the Indianapolis Indians hosting the Milwaukee Brewers who won the contest, 5-4, while the younger Hallman (age 29) played left field for the Louisville Colonels hosting the St. Paul Saints, the Colonels' with a 10-3 win. The elder Hallman was 2-for-5 at the plate while the younger went hit-less in four at-bats that day.
 Notable Achievements
- 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 4 (1891-1894)
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