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Bill Posedel
Pitcher
Born: August 2, 1906(1906-08-02)
San Francisco, California
Died: November 28, 1989 (aged 83)
Livermore, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 23, 1938 for the Brooklyn Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
September 13, 1946 for the Boston Braves
Career statistics
Record     41-43
ERA     4.56
Strikeouts     227
Teams

William John Posedel (August 2, 1906 - November 28, 1989), nicknamed "Barnacle Bill," was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves from 1938–1941 and in 1946.

Posedel was born in San Francisco, California. After his playing career, he was a coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1949–1953), St. Louis Cardinals (1954–1957), Philadelphia Phillies (1958), San Francisco Giants (1959–1960), Oakland Athletics (1968–1972) and San Diego Padres (1974). He also worked as a scout for the Pirates (1948), Cleveland Indians (1961) and Kansas City Athletics (1962–1967).

He served in the United States Navy from 1925–1929 and 1942-1945. Posedel died in Livermore, California at age 83.

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