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Bill McCahan
Original name: William Glenn McCahan
Birth: Jun. 7, 1921
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1986
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Major League Baseball Player. The Philadelphia Athletics right-hander fired a no-hitter during his rookie year against the Washington Senators on September 3, 1947. He missed a perfect game when Stan Spence reached first base in the second inning as first baseman Ferris Fain fielded his grounder and threw wildly to McCahan covering first. He was 10-5 with a 3.32 earned run average in 1947, but he suffered arm problems because of an off-season job lifting heavy oil barrels. He finished his four-year career with a 16-14 record and 3.84 ERA. He was in the Army Air Corps from 1941 to 45.  (bio by: Ron Coons) 
 
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  Marie McCahan (1920 - ____)*
 
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Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Coons
Record added: Mar 05, 2006
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On this date 67 years ago -- Sept. 3, 1947 -- the Philadelphia A's Bill McCahan pitched a no-hitter in a 3-0 victory over Washington. The only Senator to reach base was Stan Spence, who with one out in the second inning grounded to first baseman Ferris Fa...(Read more)
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