Joe Wood (woodjo03)
Joseph Perry Wood (J.P. or Little Joe)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9½", Weight 160 lb.
- School Rice University
- Debut May 2, 1943
- Final Game October 3, 1943
- Born October 3, 1919 in Houston, TX USA
- Died March 25, 1985 in Houston, TX USA
Joe Wood attended Rice University in 1939. Breaking into the majors during World War II, he played 60 games on the Detroit Tigers in 1943, doing quite well for a rookie. He hit .323 with 4 triples, although his range factors at 2nd base and 3rd base were low. He was released in 1946.