From BR Bullpen
William Jennings Butler
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 215 lb.
- School Young Harris College, University of South Carolina
- High School Salem High School (Conyers)
- Debut August 25, 2007
 Biographical Information
Billy Buckner was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 9th round of the 2003 amateur draft, but continued on to the University of South Carolina. He was then drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 2nd round of the 2004 amateur draft. He was signed by scout Spencer Graham and made his pro debut that summer.