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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsCharlieWilsonBorn: January 13,1905 in Clinton, SCDied: December 19,1970 in Rochester, New YorkDebut: 1931 | Pos: SS H: 5’10.5″ | W: 178 | B: B | T: RYRGABRHHRRBISBBA45718615402140.215>> Visit theCharlie Wilson biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Charlie Wilson, bornin Clinton, South Carolina, appeared in 56 games over four seasons in themajor leagues.  In 1931, Wilson hit 1 home run and drove in 11 runsfor the Boston Braves.Wilson supposedly earned the nickname, Swamp Baby, after he initiated a “prank” that flooded a baseball field so that he could get a day off.  This prank was immortalized in the film, “Bull Durham.”