Willie Kirkland

American 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

Given name
Willie
Family name
Kirkland
Birth date
1934-02-17

Sport facts

Positions played
Outfielder

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