Ron Woods

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Ron Woods
Born: (1943-02-01) February 1, 1943 (age 72)
Hamilton, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 22, 1969 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1974 for the Montreal Expos
Career statistics
Batting average .233
Home runs 26
Runs batted in 130

Ronald Lawrence Woods (born February 1, 1943 in Hamilton, Ohio) is a former professional baseball player. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball from 1969–74, primarily as an outfielder. He also played two seasons in Japan for the Chunichi Dragons in 1975-1976.

Professional career[edit]

Ron was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1961. Woods played six seasons in the majors with the Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, and Montreal Expos. He had 290 hits in 1,247 at bats. Ron had 26 career home runs, 130 RBIs, and 27 stolen bases.

Personal life[edit]

Woods has three children: Tyrone, Ronald Wayne, and Leigh Woods.[citation needed]