Bill Bathe

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Bill Bathe
Born: (1960-10-14) October 14, 1960 (age 56)
Downey, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 12, 1986, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1990, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average .213
Home runs 8
Runs batted in 29

William David Bathe [bayth] (born October 14, 1960 in Downey, California),[1] is a former professional baseball player who played catcher in the Major Leagues for 3 years. He played for the Oakland Athletics in 1986 and for the San Francisco Giants from 19891990.

In his MLB career, Bathe had 8 home runs, 29 RBIs, and had a career batting average of .213. He played for the Giants when they reached the 1989 World Series against Oakland. He also played for the Nippon Ham Fighters in 1991 and 1992.

Bathe was the 5th player in the National League to hit a home run in his first World Series at-bat.[2] He is now a captain for the Tucson Fire Department and a paramedic.[3]


  1. ^ "Bill Bathe Statistics". Baseball-Reference. Archived from the original on 15 December 2007. Retrieved 2008-01-02. 
  2. ^ "World Series records - baseball - Statistical Data Included". Baseball Digest. October 2002. Retrieved 2008-01-02. 
  3. ^ Bathe, Bill. "Baseball and the Game of Life". Leisure and Sport Review. Retrieved 2002-01-02. 

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