Lindsay, Bill

Primary Position: Third base
Birthplace: Madison

First, Middle Names:  William Gibbon
Date of Birth:  Feb. 24, 1881  Date and Place of Death: July 14, 1963, Greensboro, NC
Burial: New Garden Cemetery, Greensboro, NC

High School: Undetermined
College: Guilford College, Greensboro, NC; Haverford College, Haverford, PA; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Bats: L Throws: R        Height and Weight: 5-10, 165
Debut Year: 1911        Final Year: 1911          Years Played: 1
Team and Year: Cleveland Naps, 1911

Career Summary
G          AB       H          R          RBI       HR       BA.      OBP.    SLG.     WAR
19        66      16        6          5            0          .242     .265     .273       0.0

Bill Lindsay’s major-league line isn’t particularly impressive: 19 games, 16 hits, five runs batted in, .242 batting average. As listed by major baseball references, his collegiate lineup, however, is All-Star caliber: Guilford College, Haverford College, Harvard University, University of Chicago, and Tulane University. Could this farm boy from Rockingham County, North Carolina, be the best-educated man to ever put on a baseball uniform?

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