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Guillermo Hernandez Villanueva
also played as Guillermo Hernandez
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 3", Weight 180 lb.
- High School Escuela Segunda Unidad Martin Hernandez
- Debut April 9, 1977
- Final Game August 18, 1989
- Born November 14, 1954 in Aguada, P.R.
 Biographical Information
Willie Hernandez was originally signed by the Philadelphia Phillies but was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 1976 Rule V Draft. After several decent seasons with the Cubs, Hernandez was traded back to the Phillies in 1983.
 Notable Achievements
- 3-time AL All-Star (1984-1986)
- AL MVP (1984)
- AL Cy Young Award Winner (1984)
- AL Games Pitched Leader (1984)
- 30 Saves Seasons: 2 (1984 & 1985)
- Won a World Series with the Detroit Tigers in 1984
|Cal Ripken, Jr||Willie Hernandez||Don Mattingly|
|AL Cy Young Award|
|LaMarr Hoyt||Willie Hernandez||Bret Saberhagen|
 Further Reading
- Gary Gillette: "Willie Hernandez", in Mark Pattison and David Raglin, ed.: Detroit Tigers 1984: What A Start! What A Finish!, SABR Publications, Phoenix, AZ, 2012, pp. 82-90. ISBN 1933599448