From BR Bullpen
William Francis Almon
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 3", Weight 190 lb.
- College Brown University
- High School Warwick Veterans High School
- Debut September 2, 1974
- Final Game June 14, 1988
- Born November 21, 1952 in Providence, RI USA
 Biographical Information
Bill Almon was the first overall pick in the 1974 amateur draft.
Through 2005, he is the last player to come to the major leagues from Brown University, and also one of the most prominent. He returned to his alma mater as head coach from 1993 to 1996.