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Bill Nicholson

William Beck Nicholson (Swish)

Position: Rightfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: December 11, 1914 in Chestertown, MD
High School: Chestertown HS (Chestertown, MD)
School: Washington College (Chestertown, MD)
Signed
by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1936. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 13, 1936 (Age 21.185)   vs. CLE 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1939 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Phillies/Athletics 1936-1953

Final Game: September 19, 1953 (Age 38.282)   vs. BRO 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 8, 1996 in Chestertown, MD
Buried: Old St. Paul Episcopal Church Cemetery, Chestertown, MD
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