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Betty Wagoner

Betty Wagoner

Betty Wagoner

Lebanon, MO  US
07/15/1930
05/09/2006
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Utility Outfield,Pitcher,First Base
All Star Team (1953), Muskegon Lassies (1948), South Bend Blue Sox (1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954)

Betty Wagoner Seasonal Pitching Records

Year G IP R ER ERA BB SO HB WP W L PCT
1950 4 24 12 11 4.13 18 9 0 2 0 3 .000
1952 9 55 31 26 4.25 31 15 1 4 5 2 .714
1953 19 149 84 50 3.02 106 60 2 8 4 13 .235
1954 9 58 42 30 4.66 38 34 4 2 4 4 .500

Betty Wagoner Seasonal Batting Record

Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO AVG
1948 84 248 42 69 2 1 0 11 7 42 42 .278
1949 113 379 58 87 4 1 0 26 64 87 36 .230
1950 106 388 61 115 11 3 0 39 37 64 22 .296
1951 110 375 77 102 9 3 0 41 50 63 20 .272
1952 97 353 64 104 7 4 0 27 40 64 16 .295
1953 107 352 42 84 9 2 0 32 19 63 5 .239
1954 48 150 23 48 12 0 0 15 4 20 4 .320

Profile Biography

Obituary

Betty was a 1948 graduate of Bolivar High School in Bolivar.  After graduation she  moved to South Bend  to play professional baseball for the South Bend Blue Sox. She was a  star pitcher and outfielder. She played for the Blue Sox from 1948-1952.  Betty put her heart and soul into the game and loved every minute of it.

She was an avid  sports participant, playing not only baseball but was a player-coach for a professional women's basketball, which traveled the country to play games.  She also loved to golf and bowl.  She was a big sports fan and loved watching baseball, basketball, and golf on TV, and was a loyal Chicago White Sox fan.  Betty was a walking sports encyclopedia.

After her career with the Blue Box, she became an office supervisor for a major Corporation from 1952 to 1986.  Betty was a member of a local church and sang in the choir. 

 

Betty was an All-Star for the Blue Sox and is in the Hall of Fame in Lebanon, Missouri.  She was recognized with her team in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

 

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