August 9, 1878|
|Died: October 16, 1934
Havre De Grace, Maryland
|September 13, 1899, for the Cleveland Spiders|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 17, 1904, for the Washington Senators|
|Earned run average||3.29|
Howard Paul "Highball" Wilson (August 9, 1878 – October 16, 1934) was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or parts of four seasons in Major League Baseball, including a stint on the infamous 1899 Cleveland Spiders.
Wilson made just one appearance for the Spiders, pitching a complete game and losing. He spent the 1900 and 1901 seasons with the Norwich Witches of the Connecticut State League, then resurfaced with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1902. During his brief stint in the A's rotation, he compiled a 7–5 record, helping the team to the American League pennant.
In 1903, he pitched for the Washington Senators, posting a 3.31 ERA but losing 18 games for a bad team. His career ended the following season.
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