Bill Hands

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Bill Hands
Born: (1940-05-06) May 6, 1940 (age 75)
Hackensack, New Jersey
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 3, 1965 for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
August 10, 1975 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
Win–loss record 111–110
Earned run average 3.35
Strikeouts 1,128

William Alfred "Bill" Hands, Jr. (born May 6, 1940 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the major leagues from 1965 to 1975. Hands' best season came in 1969 with the Chicago Cubs, when he won 20 games.

A native of Rutherford, New Jersey,[1] Hands played high school baseball at Rutherford High School.[2]

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  1. ^ Adamek, Steve. "Where are they now? Rutherford’s Bill Hands", The Record (Bergen County), May 31, 2010. Accessed March 6, 2011.
  2. ^ Durso, Joseph. "CUBS CRUSH METS, 9–3; HANDS IS WINNER", The New York Times, April 27, 1969. Accessed March 6, 2011. "Last season he beat the Mets four straight times without a loss, and allowed them about half a run a game. No other graduate, of Rutherford High School has harassed them more."

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