Billy Riley (baseball)

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Billy Riley
Billy Riley.jpg
Born: 1855
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: November 9, 1887(1887-11-09) (aged 31–32)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 4, 1875, for the Keokuk Westerns
Last MLB appearance
September 30, 1879, for the Cleveland Blues
MLB statistics
Games played 51
Batting average .144
Runs batted in 10

William James Riley (1855–1887), nicknamed "Pigtail Billy", was an outfielder in Major League Baseball. He played for the 1875 Keokuk Westerns and the 1879 Cleveland Blues.[1]


  1. ^ "Billy Riley Statistics and History". Retrieved September 3, 2011.

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