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Wally Hood (outfielder)

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Wally Hood
Outfielder
Born: (1895-02-09)February 9, 1895
Whittier, California
Died: May 2, 1965(1965-05-02) (aged 70)
Hollywood, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1920, for the Brooklyn Robins
Last MLB appearance
April 22, 1922, for the Brooklyn Robins
MLB statistics
Batting average.238
Home runs1
Runs batted in5
Teams

Wallace James Hood Sr. (February 9, 1895 in Whittier, California – May 2, 1965 in Hollywood, California), was a professional baseball player who played outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Brooklyn Robins from 1920 to 1922. He served as an umpire in the Pacific Coast League from 1935 to 1943. He appeared in the baseball film Warming Up (1928), the first sound feature released by Paramount Pictures.

Prior to his professional baseball career, Hood served in the United States Army Air Forces during World War I. During his military service, he reached the rank of second lieutenant.

His son, Wally Hood, Jr. pitched for the New York Yankees in 1949 for two games.


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