Friday, May 18, 2018

Bill Henry

William E. Henry

May 23, 1924

April 24, 1999

1946-47 Troy Whirlwinds (NYSL)
1946-47 Newark Bobcats / Yonkers Chiefs (ABL)
1946-47 Troy Celtics (ABL)
1947-48 Twin Cities Celtics (NYSL)

Henry joined Troy after Yonkers dropped

Henry had never played basketball until he was in the U.S. Navy and stationed at Great Lakes. He played minor league baseball for a while, even winning the 1949 Interstate League (Class B) batting title.

Not 100% positive on his ID, but the middle initial comes from Baseball-Reference, and this William E. served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2.

Minor League Baseball Stats:



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