July 12, 1943|
|Died: November 21, 1977
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|September 20, 1966 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1970 for the San Diego Padres|
|Earned run average||3.32|
|Career highlights and awards|
Ronald Earl Willis (July 12, 1943 – November 21, 1977) is a former professional baseball player. He was a pitcher over parts of 5 seasons (1966–1970) with the St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros and San Diego Padres. Willis was a member of the 1967 World Series champion Cardinals. For his career he compiled an 11–12 record with a 3.32 earned run average and 128 strikeouts in 188 appearances, all as a relief pitcher.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
Ron Willis died of complications from brain cancer.
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he had three children, two of whom are still alive