Bill Greason

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LFHP Autograph Card

One of the 100-oldest-living baseball players, Greason pitched in three games for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1954. Over the course of his three appearances, Greason threw four innings and allowed six earned runs. His career record was 0-1. Prior to coming up with St. Louis, Greason pitched in both the Negro League and the minors. After being sent back down in 1954 he pitched for five more seasons in the minor leagues before retiring following the 1959 season.

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As he notes, in 1948 Greason pitched for the Birmingham Black Barons in the final Negro League World Series. The Black Barons lost to the Homestead Grays in five games.

Reason served in United States Marine Corps during World War II. He took part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. (Wikipedia)

Bill Greason – career stats 

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