Carlton Francis Willey (June 6, 1931 – July 20, 2009) was an American professional baseball player who pitched eight seasons for the Milwaukee Braves and New York Mets of Major League Baseball. He 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). Willey 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.
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.
By Dean Hanley
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