Billy Murphy (outfielder)
Born: May 7, 1944|
|April 16, 1966, for the New York Mets|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 5, 1966, for the New York Mets|
William Eugene Murphy [Billy] (born May 7, 1944 in Pineville, Louisiana) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played in 84 games for the New York Mets in 1966, mostly as a center fielder and a pinch hitter. He had a batting average of .230 in 135 at bats, with 3 home runs and 13 runs batted in.
Murphy signed with the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1962. He was drafted by the Mets after the 1965 season in the Rule 5 Draft, after four seasons in the Yankees minor league system.
- Career statistics and player information from:
- Baseball Reference
- Baseball Reference (Minors)
- Venezuelan Professional Baseball League
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