Charlie Sands (baseball)

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Charlie Sands
Catcher/Pinch hitter
Born: (1947-12-17) December 17, 1947 (age 66)
Newport News, Virginia
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 21, 1967 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 8, 1975 for the Oakland Athletics
Career statistics
Batting average .214
Home runs 6
Runs batted in 23
Hits 31
Runs 15
Teams

Charles Duane Sands (born December 17, 1947 in Newport News, Virginia) is a retired American professional baseball player, a pinch hitter, designated hitter and catcher for the New York Yankees (1967), Pittsburgh Pirates (1971–72), California Angels (1973–74) and Oakland Athletics (1975) of Major League Baseball. Sands stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall, weighed 200 pounds (91 kg), batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

Sands played on the Pirates' 1971 National League and World Series champions, and batted one time in the Fall Classic, pinch hitting for Bob Veale in the sixth inning of Game 2 and striking out against eventual Hall of Famer Jim Palmer.[1]

Over six seasons he played in 93 Games and had 145 At Bats, 15 Runs, 31 Hits, 6 Doubles, 1 Triple, 6 Home Runs, 23 RBI, 36 Walks, .214 Batting Average, .372 On-base percentage, .393 Slugging Percentage, 57 Total Bases, 1 Sacrifice Fly and 4 Intentional Walks.

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