Billy Murphy (outfielder)

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Billy Murphy
Born: (1944-05-07) May 7, 1944 (age 74)
Pineville, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 16, 1966, for the New York Mets
Last MLB appearance
September 5, 1966, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
Batting average .230
Home runs 3
RBI 13

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.[1] He had a batting average of .230 in 135 at bats, with 3 home runs and 13 runs batted in.[1]

Murphy signed with the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1962.[1] He was drafted by the Mets after the 1965 season in the Rule 5 Draft, after four seasons in the Yankees minor league system.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Billy Murphy". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference, LLC. Retrieved 2011-04-26. 
  2. ^ "Billy Murphy minors". Baseball-Reference. Sports Reference, LLC. Retrieved 2011-04-26. 

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