May 6, 1940 |
Hackensack, New Jersey
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|June 3, 1965 for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 10, 1975 for the Texas Rangers|
|Earned run average||3.35|
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.
- Adamek, Steve. "Where are they now? Rutherford’s Bill Hands", The Record (Bergen County), May 31, 2010. Accessed March 6, 2011.
- 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."
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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