William Killefer (October 10, 1887 – July 3, 1960) was an American professional baseball player, coach and manager who had a 48-year career in Major League Baseball. Killefer, who was nicknamed "Reindeer Bill" due to his speed afoot, played as a catcher for the St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Phillies, and Chicago Cubs. He is remembered for being Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander's favorite catcher and for being one of the finest defensive catchers of his era.

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  • William Killefer (October 10, 1887 – July 3, 1960) was an American professional baseball player, coach and manager who had a 48-year career in Major League Baseball. Killefer, who was nicknamed "Reindeer Bill" due to his speed afoot, played as a catcher for the St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Phillies, and Chicago Cubs. He is remembered for being Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander's favorite catcher and for being one of the finest defensive catchers of his era. (en)
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  • Reindeer Bill Killefer, Philadelphia Phillies, Library of Congress photograph
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  • As player * St. Louis Browns * Philadelphia Phillies * Chicago Cubs As manager * Chicago Cubs * St. Louis Browns As coach * St. Louis Cardinals * St. Louis Browns * Brooklyn Dodgers * Philadelphia Phillies
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  • William Killefer (October 10, 1887 – July 3, 1960) was an American professional baseball player, coach and manager who had a 48-year career in Major League Baseball. Killefer, who was nicknamed "Reindeer Bill" due to his speed afoot, played as a catcher for the St. Louis Browns, Philadelphia Phillies, and Chicago Cubs. He is remembered for being Hall of Fame pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander's favorite catcher and for being one of the finest defensive catchers of his era. (en)
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