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May 6, 1940|
Hackensack, New Jersey
|Died: March 9, 2017
|June 3, 1965, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 10, 1975, for the Texas Rangers|
|Earned run average||3.35|
William Alfred "Bill" Hands, Jr. (May 6, 1940 – March 9, 2017) was an American professional baseball player who pitched in the major leagues from 1965 to 1975. His best season came in 1969 with the Chicago Cubs, when he won 20 games.
- Adamek, Steve. "Where are they now? Rutherford's Bill Hands" Archived July 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., The Record (Bergen County), May 31, 2010. Accessed March 6, 2011.
- Durso, Joseph. "CUBS CRUSH METS, 9–3; HANDS IS WINNER", The New York Times, April 27, 1969. Accessed March 6, 2011. "Last season he beat the Mets four straight times without a loss, and allowed them about half a run a game. No other graduate, of Rutherford High School has harassed them more."
- Orient resident, MLB 20-game winner Bill Hands dies at 76
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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