Bill Hutchinson (baseball)

Bill Hutchinson (baseball)

Bill Hutchison
Pitcher
Died:
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 10, 1884, for the Kansas City Cowboys
Last MLB appearance
May 20, 1897, for the St. Louis Browns

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William Forrest "Wild Bill" Hutchinson (December 17, 1859 – March 19, 1926) was a professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of nine seasons (1884, 1889–1897) with the Kansas City Cowboys, Chicago White Stockings/Colts and St. Louis Browns. He was the National League wins leader for three straight season (1890–1892) and strikeout champion in 1892 with Chicago. For his career, he compiled a 183-163 record in 375 appearances, with a 3.59 ERA and 1234 strikeouts.

During his seven seasons with the Chicago franchise (now the Chicago Cubs) he ranks 4th all-time in franchise history in wins (181), 6th in games pitched (367), 2nd in innings pitched (3021), 6th in strikeouts (1224), 3rd in games started (339), 1st in complete games (317), 10th in shutouts (21), 1st in