July 15, 1954 |
|Batted: Left||Threw: Right|
|September 11, 1978 for the Cincinnati Reds|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 1989 for the Houston Astros|
|Runs batted in||117|
William Harry Spilman (born July 18, 1954 in Albany, Georgia) is a retired Major League Baseball first Baseman for the Cincinnati Reds (1978–81), Houston Astros (1981–85 and 1988–89), Detroit Tigers (1986), and San Francisco Giants (1986–88). He was also known for his skill as a pinch hitter.
He helped the Reds win the NL Western Division in 1979 and 1981 and the Giants win the NL Western Division in 1987.
In 12 seasons he played in 563 Games and had 810 At Bats, 96 Runs, 192 Hits, 34 Doubles, 1 Triple, 18 Home Runs, 117 RBI, 1 Stolen Base, 81 Walks, .237 Batting Average, .306 On-base percentage, .348 Slugging Percentage, 282 Total Bases, 3 Sacrifice Hits, 9 Sacrifice Flies and 8 Intentional Walks.
From 2007 to 2008, he served as hitting coach for the Triple-A Nashville Sounds.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference