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  Encyclopedia: Billy Williams (baseball player)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Williams was selected as the Rookie of the Year in 1961.
Williams enjoyed his finest season in 1972 at age 34, when he paced the league in batting average with a.333 mark, also posting a.606 slugging percentage while collecting 37 home runs and 122 runs batted in.
After accumulating a lifetime.290 BA with 426 homers and 1475 RBI, Billy Williams was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987, and on 13 August of that same year had his number 26 retired at Wrigley Field.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Billy-Williams-(baseball-player)   (1716 words)

  
 Billy Williams (baseball player): bio and encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Billy Leo Williams (born June 15, 1938) is an American (A native or inhabitant of the United States) former outfielder ((baseball) a person who plays in the outfield) in Major League Baseball (additional info and facts about Major League Baseball).
Williams was born in Whistler (Makes a loud high sound), Alabama (A state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War).
Williams was selected as the Rookie of the Year (additional info and facts about Rookie of the Year) in 1961 (additional info and facts about 1961), and played 1,117 consecutive games between 1962-1971, at the time a National League (additional info and facts about National League) record.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Bi/Billy_Williams_(baseball_player).htm   (471 words)

  
 Billy Williams | BaseballLibrary.com
Williams batted.278 with 25 HR and 86 RBI in 1961 to win the NL Rookie of the Year Award, but received little publicity in light of Mickey Mantle's and Roger Maris's accomplishments that year.
Williams had his most productive season in 1970, leading the NL in hits and in runs scored, and finished second to Johnny Bench in HR (42) and RBI (129).
Williams retired after batting.211 in 1976 and returned to the Cubs as a coach and batting instructor.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/W/Williams_Billy219.stm   (2550 words)

  
 Left fielder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A left fielder, abbreviated LF, is an outfielder in the sport of baseball who plays defense in left field.
Left field is the area of the outfield to the left of a person standing at home plate and facing towards the pitcher's mound.
Amateur players may find it difficult to concentrate on the game, since they are so far from the action.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Left_field   (392 words)

  
 MPR: African-American set up Minnesota's first governor's office
Billy Williams became the gatekeeper to the governor's office.
Williams began his tenure at the Capitol under Johnson and over the next 50-plus years worked as executive assistant to 14 consecutive governors.
At the turn of the century he was an exceptional baseball player, even earning an invitation to play for the Baltimore Orioles in 1904.
news.minnesota.publicradio.org /features/2005/02/24_randolpht_williams   (718 words)

  
 Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The son of a rancher-turned-politician, Guinn Williams was given the nickname...
Heritage of the Desert (1932) (as Guinn Williams)....
Polly of the Circus (1932) (as Guinn Williams)....
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Williams
Williams, Betty Smyth, born in 1943, Northern Ireland peace activist, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize for Peace.
Williams, Billy, born in 1938, American baseball player, who posted a career batting average of.290, topped.300 five times, and set a National...
Williams, Daniel Hale (1858-1931), fl physician and surgical pioneer who performed the first successful heart surgery.
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 Ted Williams | The BASEBALL Page
He returned to baseball as a batting instructor for the Red Sox and took the job as manager of the Washington Senators in 1969.
Williams batted.389 in April,.436 in May,.372 in June,.429 in July,.402 in August, and.397 in September.
He was in the midst of a divorce, and fearing a large baseball salary would complicate the settlement, he declined to report and earn his paycheck.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/williamsted/default.htm   (1545 words)

  
 Texas Baseball & Softball Instructors
As a former college football and baseball athlete and a coach for select leagues, it is a goal of mine to prepare high school gentlemen into college bound and ready ballplayers.
Baseball: Nick Heitz (hitting/infield) Scout for the St. Louis Cardinals, Trevor Tacker (pitching) Former player in the New York Yankee organization, Rick Carone (hitting/catching) Former player in the Chicago White Sox organization
The Instructors section is a FREE resource for players and coaches who are interested in personal instruction in all aspects of baseball and softball.
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 Billy Williams Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Billy Williams was born on Wednesday, June 15, 1938, in Whistler, Alabama.
Williams was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 6, 1959, with the Chicago Cubs.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Billy Williams baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=willibi01   (284 words)

  
 Liberty - Baseball's Bill Clinton
He was ruled ineligible in 1989, after an investigation by the baseball commissioner concluded that there was overwhelming evidence that he had bet on major league baseball games while a player and a manager.
If a player is betting on a ball game, he might play differently than if he were not, and a manager who bets might make different decisions than if he were not.
He was as one-dimensional as any baseball player in history, but in that one dimension, he excelled.
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 Baseball Movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of thirty-seven has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.
A washed-up baseball player is called back home to deal with his childhood sweatheart who had committed suicide.
A one-armed outfielder plays baseball for the St. Louis Browns during WWII and is idolized by a handicapped youngster.
www.bostonbaseball.com /whitesox/baseball_extras/movies.html   (1692 words)

  
 Billy Williams | National Baseball Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The six-time all-star was the National League Rookie of the Year in 1961 and the “Sporting News” Player of the Year in 1972, when he led the league with a.333 batting average while also hitting 37 home runs and driving in 122 runs.
View the Hall of Fame ballot from the year Billy Williams was inducted.
Tell someone about Billy Williams by sending a free Hall of Fame Digital Postcard.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/williams_billy.htm   (254 words)

  
 The House That Dewey Built
There are maybe players with more out, and I can assume there are a plethora of players with less in.
I will be looking at three players who have spent most of their careers as Boston Red Sox, and seeing how they fair against the Keltner list.
He was a top five player on his team in half of his years in the majors.
dwightshouse.blogspot.com /2004_02_08_dwightshouse_archive.html   (3684 words)

  
 The Baseball Guru - Charlie Haeffner's Baseball Page
He satisfied his continuing thirst for baseball by serving as Sports Editor at the Elmira (N.Y.) Star-Gazette, a daily paper in the Gannett chain, in the mid- to late-1980s, and then took to the road on weekends for several years as a sports card and memorabilia dealer.
The titles: "Cabins in the Mist," "Island Nights" and "The Islander." Baseball plays a small role in one, and is key to the plot resolution in another.
I also recommend the APBA baseball board game – and in particular any of its issues in the early 1960s, the period in which I was especially devoted to it.
baseballguru.com /haeffner   (643 words)

  
 'Double Duty' Radcliffe Dies; Negro Leagues' All-Around Star
Ted "Double Duty" Radcliffe, a standout Negro leagues baseball player known for his versatility, longevity and peerless storytelling, died Aug. 11 of cancer at his home in Chicago.
He is not a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, but there is no doubt that he was an outstanding player, as well as one of the great characters of the game.
He didn't begrudge modern players their inflated salaries, even though he believed they didn't play the game as well as he and his compatriots had.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/12/AR2005081201666_pf.html   (779 words)

  
 Billy Williams (baseball player) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Billy Williams (baseball player) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Billy_Williams_%28baseball_player%29   (412 words)

  
 Baseball Digest: Rockies' Todd Helton Baseball Digest's 2000 Player of the Year
These figures are a reflection of the multiple talents Helton displayed during the long grind from April to October, and compel Baseball Digest to select him as its Player of the Year for the 2000 season.
He thus joins a line of players who have been so honored since our selections were inaugurated in 1069, a line that includes such Hall of Famers as Tom Seaver, Billy Williams, Lou Brock, Joe Morgan, George Brett, Mike Schmidt, Robin Yount and Carlton Fisk.
Although playing for an also-ran team last season, Helton captured the attention of the baseball public late in August when he raised the possibility of his becoming the first.400 hitter in the majors since Ted Williams averaged.406 for the Red Sox in 1941.
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 Williams, Wendy Orlean --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
U.S. comedian and actor Robin Williams was known for his rapid stream-of-consciousness comedy and wild improvisation.
During his major league career from 1959 to 1976, U.S. baseball player Billy Williams compiled 2,711 hits, 426 home runs, 1,475 runs batted in (RBIs), and a.290 batting average.
The soft-spoken, dependable player often was described as having a “sweet” swing.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9124125   (600 words)

  
 Roxbury Film Festival: Press Room
One of his best was as a baseball player who forms his own team as a rival to the All Negro League in the underrated The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings (1976).
Williams also won strong praise for his portrayal of Motown founder Berry Gordy in the ABC miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), During this period, the actor, who became financially secure thanks to the success of the Star Wars films, resumed his avocation as a painter and had several exhibitions of his work.
Williams received widespread praise, and an Independent Spirit Award nomination, for his portrayal of a stern yet loving father.
www.roxburyfilmfestival.org /2005Guest_bios.htm   (1863 words)

  
 Ted Williams Baseball: boston red sox memorabilia, chicago cubs balls, baseball player signed ball, ballplayers ...
Williams, who had 378 career home runs, spent the last 5-½ seasons with the Diamondbacks where he won one World Championship in 2001.
When he was playing for the Giants, Williams had 43 homers and was on pace to threaten Roger Maris' then-season record of 61 when players struck on Aug. 12, 1994.
One of the more popular Giants players of all-time, many SF fans were upset when SF traded Matt Williams instead of Barry Bonds after the 1996 season.
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 Major League Baseball : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He challenged baseball's reserve clause, which essentially bound players to their teams for life, and dramatically changed the face of the game.
Flood lost the case, but it proved to be an important step in the players' fight against the reserve clause, and they won the right to free agency in the Messersmith-McNally arbitration decision in 1976.
A lot of players are making great money, and it's all because of the product that's out there -- the fans, the owners, everything all together has made it possible.
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 NetShrine Discussion Forum - Billy Williams is hospitalized briefly
The Baseball Immortal played for the Cubs from 1959-74, before finishing his career with 2 years with the A's.
Williams had a.853 career OPS, compared to his league average of.714, and 454 RCAA in 2488 games.
Anderson was recently one of the highest rated prospects in baseball, before having injury problems.
www.netshrine.com /vbulletin2/showthread.php?t=8547   (595 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Billy Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
April 6, 1937) was an American actor whose most famous role was that of Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars series; the character made appearances in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
Williams has appeared in numerous other films, most recently in Constellation in 2003.
Williams is also notorious for his appearance in advertisements for Colt 45, a low-cost brand of malt liquor.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Billy-Williams   (249 words)

  
 math lessons - Ron Santo
He was named a National League All-Star 9 times in his 15 seasons of play from 1960 to 1974, and won consecutive 5 Gold Glove awards for fielding excellence from 1964 to 1968.
Santo, who wore #10 as a player, and was the third Cub player to have his number retired, following his teammates Ernie Banks (#14) and Billy Williams (#26).
In 2005 he came within eight votes of election to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran's Committee.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/Ron_Santo   (313 words)

  
 NetShrine Discussion Forum - Fred McGriff = Billy Williams?
I expect it is because all the others are 1B's and Williams is an OF.
I ran the math on McGriff and Williams and the position differential is 36 points and the home run differential is 33 points.
I loved Billy Williams as a kid and was really upset when he was traded to the As, but he was toast by that point.
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 CoopersTown Crier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Puckett played baseball with child-like enthusiasm, and his first visit to the National Baseball Hall of Fame was no different.
Wilson, the 5'6" player who in 1930 hit 56 home runs and drove in 190 runs, a major league record.
Puckett was the first player to make $3 million a year, but said money is not what's important.
www.coopercrier.com /2001/sports/05/10/cckirby.html   (864 words)

  
 ►► Billy Williams Bats
Billy Williams Autographed Louisville Slugger Bat with HOF 87 Inscription
Billy Willams the Hall of Fame outfielder for the Chicago Cubs was a dependable star for 14 seasons (1963-1970) he established a National League record of 1,117 consecutive games played until Steve Garvey broke the record in 1983.
The Louisville Slugger Bat is personally hand signed by Billy Williams with the inscription HOF '87.
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