Don Wilson

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Birthday
12, 1945
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jan 5, 1975 (29)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1945
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Jan 5, 1975 (29)

About

MLB pitcher for the Houston Astros who threw two career no-hitters; named to his only career All-Star game in 1971.

Before Fame

He joined the Astros in 1966 after graduating from Compton Community College.

Trivia

The Astros payed him tribute in 1975, shortly after his death.

Family Life

He left his car engine on, which caused toxic fumes to enter his home, killing him and his son, while injuring his wife and daughter.

Associated With

He and Gaylord Perry both threw no-hitters during their careers.