Positions: Second Baseman and Pinch Runner
Bats: Left • Throws: Right
5-7, 155lb (170cm, 70kg)
Draft: Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 8th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Aldine HS (Houston, TX) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 4th round of the 1985 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX).
High School: Aldine HS (Houston, TX)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1990 season
Full Name: William Derrick Bates