Bill Hands

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Bill Hands
Born: (1940-05-06) May 6, 1940 (age 74)
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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