Willard Eben Mains
Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: July 7, 1868 in North Windham, ME
Debut: August 3, 1888 (Age 20.027, 1,284th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1891 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Kelly'sKillers/Beaneaters/WhiteStockings/Brewers 1888-1896
Final Game: June 2, 1896 (Age 27.331)
Died: May 23, 1923 in Bridgton, ME
Buried: South High Street Cemetery, Bridgton, ME
Relatives: Father of Jim Mains
About biographical information
Career Home Runs
Willard Mains: 1 Career Home Run
0 leading off,
0 go ahead,
1 lacking some details
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