William Amos Sample, commonly known as Billy Sample
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 175 lb.
- School Madison College
- High School Andrew Lewis High School
- Debut September 2, 1978
- Final Game October 5, 1986
- Born April 2, 1955 in Roanoke, VA USA
Since the conclusion of his playing career, Bill Sample has functioned from time to time as a broadcaster. In this capacity he has worked for the Atlanta Braves (radio and TV, 1988-1989), California Angels (radio, 1993-1994) and MLB radio (2001-present).
Sample was the first major league player to come from James Madison University, and the only one to break into the majors prior to 1990.
Sample has written a baseball movie Reunion 108 .