Bill McAfee

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1907 – 1958


Who was Bill McAfee?

William Fort McAfee, Jr. was an American baseball pitcher and politician.

He played Major League Baseball from 1930 to 1934 for the Chicago Cubs, Boston Braves, Washington Senators, and St. Louis Browns. He appeared in 83 major league games, all but seven as a relief pitcher, and compiled a record of 10-4 with an ERA of 5.69. He had his best season in 1932 when he was the starting pitcher in five games and compiled a 6-1 record and 3.92 ERA for the Senators.

McAfee also played college baseball for the University of Michigan from 1927 to 1929 and participated in the Michigan Wolverines baseball team's 13-game tour of Japan in the fall of 1929. He also played minor league baseball in the International League for the Reading Keystones, Newark Bears, Montreal Royals, and Rochester Red Wings.

A native of Georgia, McAfee later returned to his home state and served as the mayor of Albany, Georgia. He died in a plane crash near Culpeper, Virginia in 1958.

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Sep 7, 1907
Lived in
  • Smithville
Jul 8, 1958

on July 23, 2013


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