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Heinie HeltzelWilliam Wade HeltzelBorn: Dec. 21, 1913 in York, Penn.Died: May 1, 1998 in York, Penn.Debut: 1943 | Pos: 3B/SSH: 5’10” | W: 150 | B: R | T: RYrs G AB R H HR RBI SB BA2 40 108 7 17 0 5 0 .157>> Visit the Heinie Heltzel biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Heinie Heltzel, who collected 17 hits in his major-league career, died on May 1, 1998 in York, Penn.Heltzel was 29 years old when he debuted on July 27, 1943 with Boston NL. He appeared in 29 games that season, and hit .151 in 86 at-bats with five RBI.In 1944, he appeared in 11 games with the Phillies and collected four hits in 22 at-bats.