William Joseph Skowron
Moose Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: December 18, 1930 in Chicago, IL
High School: Weber HS (Chicago, IL) School: Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) by the Signed New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1950.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 13, 1954 (Age 23.116)
vs. WSH 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1954 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/WhiteSox/Dodgers/Senators/Angels 1954-1967 Final Game: October 1, 1967 (Age 36.287)
vs. DET 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 27, 2012 in Arlington Heights, IL
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