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Bill Stafford (August 13, 1939 - September 19, 2001), was a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1960-1967. Stafford was a successful pitcher for the New York Yankees from 1961-1962, winning a combined 28 games in two seasons. He appeared in the World Series 3 times for the Yankees from 1960-1962, and was the winning pitcher in Game 3 of the 1962 World Series versus the San Francisco Giants. In September 2001, Stafford died in his home at the age of 63 of a heart attack.



Pitching stats

  • 186 Games
  • 43 Wins
  • 40 Wins
  • 9 Saves
  • 449 Strikeouts
  • 3.52 ERA

Fast facts

  • In 1961, Stafford had the second best ERA in the American League with 2.68.
  • As a kid in New York Stafford played at Athens Little League in Athens, New York

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