Born: May 24, 1941|
Kansas City, Missouri
|April 18, 1964, for the New York Mets|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 4, 1964, for the New York Mets|
|Earned run average||3.61|
William Sumner Wakefield (born May 24, 1941) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Mets during the 1964 season. Listed at 6 feet (1.83 m), 175 pounds (79 kg), Wakefield batted and threw right-handed. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, he attended the Pembroke Country-Day School and Stanford University.
In one season career, Wakefield posted a 3–5 record with a 3.61 ERA in 62 appearances, including four starts and two saves, giving up 48 earned runs on 103 hits and 61 walks while striking out 61 in 119.2 innings of work.
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