Bill Pecota

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Bill Pecota
Utility player
Born: (1960-02-16) February 16, 1960 (age 54)
Redwood City, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 19, 1986 for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
August 11, 1994 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Batting average .249
Home runs 22
Runs batted in 148
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Had a perfect career fielding percentage at 3 different positions (First Base, Center Field, Right Field)
  • Played all 9 positions
  • Did not record an error at 5 different positions (Pitcher, Catcher, First Base, Center Field, Right Field)

William Joseph Pecota (born February 16, 1960) is a former professional baseball player who played infield in the Major Leagues from 1986-94. Pecota was drafted by the Royals in the 10th round of 1981 amateur draft after playing at DeAnza College in Cupertino, CA,[1] and debuted in Kansas City in 1986. Pecota's best season came in 1991, his final year in Kansas City, as he hit .286 and played a career-high 125 games. After the 1991 season, Pecota, along with Bret Saberhagen, was traded to the New York Mets for Kevin McReynolds, Gregg Jefferies and Keith Miller. After one season in New York, Pecota signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Braves, with whom he played the final two seasons of his career. Pecota earned approximately $2.6 million as a player.

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