Billy Cordell Grabarkewitz
Positions: Third Baseman, Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: January 18, 1946 in Lockhart, TX
High School: Alamo Heights HS (San Antonio, TX)
Schools: St. Mary's University (San Antonio, TX), Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 12th round of the 1966 amateur draft.
Debut: April 22, 1969 (Age 23.094, 10,421st in MLB history)
vs. SFG 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1970 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Angels/Phillies/Cubs/Athletics 1969-1975
Last Game: April 25, 1975 (Age 29.097)
vs. CAL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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