Carl Willey
Born: (1931-06-06)June 6, 1931
Cherryfield, Maine, U.S.
Died: July 20, 2009(2009-07-20) (aged 78)
Ellsworth, Maine, U.S.
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 30, 1958, for the Milwaukee Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1965, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
Win–loss record38–58
Earned run average3.76

Carlton Francis Willey (June 6, 1931 – July 20, 2009[1]) was an American professional baseball pitcher who played eight seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Milwaukee Braves and New York Mets.

Willey was a native of Cherryfield, Maine, who threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg). He missed the first three months of the 1964 season after having his jaw broken by a line drive hit by Gates Brown during a spring training game.[2] After his playing career ended, Carlton Willey served as a scout for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Willey died of lung cancer on July 20, 2009, in Ellsworth, Maine.[3]


  1. ^ "Willey, former major league pitcher, dies". USA Today. Associated Press.
  2. ^ "Charlton's Baseball Chronology". Archived from the original on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Ex-Major Leaguer from Maine dies". Portland Press Herald. July 21, 2009. Archived from the original on 2009-07-26. Retrieved 2009-07-21.