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Billy Hamilton

William Robert Hamilton (Sliding Billy)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: February 15, 1866 in Newark, NJ (All Transactions)
Debut: July 31, 1888 (Age 22.167, 1,282nd in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1889 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Beaneaters/Cowboys 1888-1901

Last Game: September 16, 1901 (Age 35.213)
Died: December 15, 1940 in Worcester, MA
Buried: Eastwood Cemetery, Lancaster, MA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1961.
   View Billy Hamilton Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

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