Bill Bernhard

William Henry "Strawberry Bill" Bernhard (March 16, 1871 – March 30, 1949) was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1899 to 1907 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, and Cleveland Bronchos / Naps.[1]

Bill Bernhard
Bill Bernhard 1902.jpeg
Pitcher
Born: (1871-03-16)March 16, 1871
Clarence, New York
Died: March 30, 1949(1949-03-30) (aged 78)
San Diego, California
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 24, 1899, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
September 19, 1907, for the Cleveland Naps
MLB statistics
Win–loss record116–82
Earned run average3.04
Strikeouts585
Teams

After his playing career ended, he became a manager in the Southern Association.[2] He most notably managed the 1908 Southern champion Nashville Vols.

NashvilleEdit

Ferdinand E. Kuhn hired him to the position as manager of the Nashville club.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bill Bernhard Stats". Baseball-Almanac.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-18.
  2. ^ Eckhouse, Morris. "Bill Bernhard". BaseballLibrary.com. Archived from the original on 5 October 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-18.

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