From BR Bullpen
Willie Anthony Banks
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 202 lb.
- High School St. Anthony High School (Jersey City)
- Debut July 31, 1991
- Final Game September 26, 2002
- Born February 27, 1969 in Jersey City, NJ USA
 Biographical Information
Willie Banks was signed by the Minnesota Twins and scout Ed Dunn as a 1st Round pick (3rd overall) in the 1987 amateur draft. He threw a complete game no-hitter against the Palm Springs Angels while pitching for the Visalia Oaks on May 24, 1989. That season, he led the California League with 173 strikeouts and 22 wild pitches.