Bill Mellor

American baseball player (1874-1940)

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Bill Mellor
First baseman
Born: (1874-06-06)June 6, 1874
Camden, New Jersey
Died: November 5, 1940(1940-11-05) (aged 66)
Bridgeton, Rhode Island
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 28, 1902, for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
August 8, 1902, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Batting average.361
Home runs0
Runs batted in5

William Harpin Mellor (June 6, 1874 – November 5, 1940) was a Major League Baseball first baseman. Mellor played for the Baltimore Orioles in 1902. In 10 career games, he had 13 hits in 36 at-bats, with 5 RBIs. He batted and threw right-handed. Mellor attended both Brown University and the University of Virginia.

Mellor was born in Camden, New Jersey and died in Bridgeton, Rhode Island. He served as the head baseball coach at Connecticut Agricultural College—now known as the University of Connecticut—for one season, in 1920.[1]


  1. ^ "New Aggies Coach Arrives At Storrs—Bill Mellor Takes Charge of Nine—Team Plays R. I. Friday". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. April 21, 1920. p. 17. Retrieved December 4, 2018 – via open access.

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