Buford Billy Champion
Born: September 18, 1947 in Shelby, NC
High School: Shelby HS (Shelby, NC)
Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 3rd round of the 1965 amateur draft.
Signed June 12, 1965. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 4, 1969 (Age 21.259, 10,441st in MLB history) vs. SDP 8.0 IP, 6 H, 5 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, L
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1969 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Phillies 1969-1976
Last Game: June 5, 1976 (Age 28.261)
Died: January 7, 2017 in Shelby, North Carolina, USA
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