January 20, 1958 |
Town of Tonawanda, New York
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|September 7, 1982 for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 28, 1988 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Earned run average||4.08|
|Career highlights and awards|
William Joseph Scherrer (born January 20, 1958), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues primarily as a relief pitcher from 1982-1988. He was born in the Town of Tonawanda, New York, and graduated from Cardinal O'Hara High School there in 1976.
In 1984, Bill won his first World Series Championship as a player with the Detroit Tigers. In 1997, He won his second World Series Championship as a scout for the Florida Marlins. And in 2005, Bill Scherrer won his third World Series Championship as a scout and special assistant to the general manager, Kenny Williams, for the Chicago White Sox.
On October 26, 2006, Bill Scherrer was inducted into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame. Other inductees included fan favorites Bill Hurley, Bruce Smith, and Dave Andreychuk.
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