Tom Wright (baseball)

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Wright in 1951

Thomas Everette "Tom" Wright (September 22, 1923 – September 5, 2017) was an American professional baseball player. He played as an outfielder. He was born in Shelby, North Carolina. Wright played all or part of nine seasons in Major League Baseball (1948–56) for four American League teams. He threw right-handed, batted left-handed, stood 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg) as an active player.

Wright played for the Boston Red Sox (1948–1951), the St. Louis Browns (1952), the Chicago White Sox (1952–1953) and for the Washington Senators (1954–1956).[1] Wright retired after the 1957 minor league season.

Wright died on September 5, 2017 in Shelby, North Carolina from stroke complications at the age of 93.[2]

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  1. "Tom Wright's career statistics". retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2008-09-08.
  2. Tom Wright Obituary

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