• BirthplaceAthens, Pennsylvania
  • Inducted 1998

Bill Carpenter was an all round athlete in baseball (4), basketball (4), football (2), track (l). Bill signed with Baltimore ($4000), and later in 1958 he signed with St. Louis Cards. In 1959 Bill held a 19-4 pitching record with the Winnipeg Goldeyes, with 2 play-off wins, ands a 1.59 ERA (the best in organized ball). In 1960, after 8 games with the goldeyes Carpenter was sent to the Rochester (AAA) International League, then to Tulsa in the Texas League, and then back to Winnipeg. Bill played in 4 countries that year, U.S.A., Cuba, Mexico, Canada. In 1962 Bill was the Goldeyes pitching coach, from, then from 1963 – 76 he was with Souris Cards of M.S.B.L., and in 1970 they won the triple crown , with .385 B.A. 5 H.R. 25 RBI in 65 AB.