William Lackey biography

William Lackey

Pitcher, Baseball Player

1870 – 1941


Who was William Lackey?

William D. Lackey was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly during the 1890 season. He was born in St. Albans, West Virginia. Formerly known as just Lackey, also is known as Bill William D., Bill Lackey or William Lackey. Batting side and throwing arm are unknown.

Lackey was a 19 years old amateur pitcher when he debuted with the Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association. On October 2, 1890 he made a relief appearance, giving up four runs on one hit and three walks while striking out one in 2.0 innings of work. He posted a 9.00 ERA and did not have a decision. As a batter, he was hitless in his only at-bat, and never appeared in a major league game again.

Lackey died in Columbus, Ohio, at the age of 70.


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Dec 8, 1870
St. Albans
Lived in
  • St. Albans
May 15, 1941

on July 23, 2013

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