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William Morrill Gilday

  • Bats Right, Throws Left
  • Height 5' 9", Weight 175 lb.

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Pitcher Lefty Gilday played one minor league season, going 13-9 with a 4.13 ERA for the Bluefield Blue-Grays in 1952. At the plate, he was 18 for 83 with 8 walks and a double. Following his baseball days, he was involved in a bank robbery in 1970 in which he shot and killed a police officer. He was sentenced to death for the crime, but the sentence was later reduced to life in prison. He died in prison at age 82.

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