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Red Treadway

Thadford Leon "Red" Treadway (April 28, 1920 – May 26, 1994) was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the New York Giants in 1944 and 1945. A native of Athlone, North Carolina, he stood 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and weighed 175 lbs.

Treadway is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II. He made his major league debut on July 25, 1944 in an against the Pittsburgh Pirates at the Polo Grounds. He hit for a high average (.300) during his first season with New York, but did not hit well with men in scoring position. In 170 at bats he had only 5 runs batted in, a dismal average of one for every 34 at bats. Then, in 1945, Treadway hit only .241 in 224 at-bats but had 23 RBI, an average of one for every 9.7 at bats.

Career totals include 138 games played, a .266 batting average (105-for-394), 4 home runs, 28 runs batted in, 54 runs scored, and an on-base percentage of .323. He was a below average defensive outfielder, making 11 errors in 211 total chances for a fielding percentage of .948.

Treadway died at the age of 74 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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