Willie Kirkland Baseball player

Willie Charles Kirkland (born February 17, 1934 in Siluria, Alabama) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (1958–1960), Cleveland Indians (1961–1963), Baltimore Orioles (1964) and Washington Senators (1964–1966). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed.In a nine-season career, Kirkland posted a .240 batting average with 148 home runs and 509 RBI in 1149 games played.Following his major league career, Kirkland played six seasons in Japan (1968–1973) for the Hanshin Tigers.

Personal facts

Birth dateFebruary 17, 1934


Baseball player

Career startApril 15, 1958
Career endSeptember 26, 1966
batting sideLeft
former teams
San Francisco Giants
Texas Rangers (baseball)
Baltimore Orioles
Cleveland Indians
San Francisco Giants
Texas Rangers (baseball)
Hanshin Tigers
throwing sideRight

Willie Kirkland on Wikipedia

External resources

  1. http://www.baseballlibrary.com/baseballlibrary/ballplayers/K/Kirkland_Willie.stm