Bill Butler (baseball)

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Bill Butler
Pitcher
Born: (1947-03-12) March 12, 1947 (age 67)
Hyattsville, Maryland
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 9, 1969 for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
July 11, 1977 for the Minnesota Twins
Career statistics
Win-loss record 23–35
Earned run average 4.21
Strikeouts 408
Teams

William Franklin Butler (born March 12, 1947) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who played for seven seasons. A left-hander, he played for the Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, and the Minnesota Twins.

Butler's best MLB season was his rookie 1969 campaign, in which he finished in the top ten in strikeouts (156), strikeouts per nine innings (7.25), and shutouts (4) in the American League.

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