Albert Williams (baseball)

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Albert Williams
Pitcher
Born: (1954-05-06) May 6, 1954 (age 60)
Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 7, 1980 for the Minnesota Twins
Last MLB appearance
September 26, 1984 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
Win–loss record 35-38
Strikeouts 262
Earned run average 4.64
Teams
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Williams and the second or maternal family name is DeSouza.

Albert Hamilton Williams DeSouza is an Afro-Nicaraguan former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of five seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1980 until 1984, all for the Minnesota Twins.

From 1977 through 1978, Williams was out of baseball, serving as a freedom fighter in Nicaragua during Nicaraguan Revolution, fighting with the Sandinista rebels.[1] In 1979, he had to be smuggled out of Nicaragua as the government would not grant him a visa to leave the country.[citation needed]

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