Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Bill McCahan

William Glenn McCahan

June 7, 1921
Philadelphia, PA

July 3, 1986
Fort Worth, TX

Langhorne High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1939-40 Duke University (College)
1940-41 Duke University (College)
1941-42 Duke University (College)
1943-44 Wilmington Bombers Blue (ABL)
1945-46 Wilmington Bombers (ABL)
1946-47 Syracuse Nationals (NBL)
1946-47 Clifton Heights (Independent)
1948-49 Atlantic City Tides / Philadelphia SPHAs (ABL)
1949-50 Lancaster Rockets (EBL)

After playing basketball and baseball at Duke, McCahan played in the Philadelphia Athletics minor league system, with an interruption in his pitching career where he was a test pilot in the Air Corps. He came back from the war and eventually made it to the Athletics, playing for Connie Mack for 4 seasons. He also threw a no-hitter in which he was an error away from a perfect game.

McCahan died of cancer in 1986.

He was married to Marie (b.1920).

Major League Baseball Stats


Thanks to Jay LaFountaine for helping with his career info.

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