Bill McCabe (baseball)
William Francis McCabe (October 28, 1892 – September 2, 1966) was a professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues from 1918 to 1920. He would play for the Chicago Cubs and Brooklyn Robins.
|Infielder / Outfielder|
|Born: October 28, 1892|
|Died: September 2, 1966 (aged 73)|
|April 16, 1918, for the Chicago Cubs|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 3, 1920, for the Brooklyn Robins|
|Runs batted in||13|
He was born on October 28, 1892 in Chicago. McCabe appeared in three games of the 1918 World Series. As a pinch-runner in Game 4, he scored the tying run in an eighth-inning rally at Fenway Park against Boston pitcher Babe Ruth, but the Cubs lost the game 3-2 on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth. He died on September 2, 1966 in Chicago.
McCabe also made one appearance in the 1920 World Series. He pinch-ran with two outs in the ninth inning of Game 6, which Brooklyn was losing 1-0. Duster Mails retired the final batter for a Cleveland Indians victory.
During his career, McCabe batted 199 times and hit just .161, with five extra-base hits.