Guillermo (Villanueva) Hernandez
as played as Guillermo
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: November 14, 1954 in Aguada, Puerto Rico
High School: Su Martin Hernandez HS (Aguada, PR) by the Signed Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1973.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 9, 1977 (Age 22)
vs. NYM 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): Tigers/Cubs/Phillies 1977-1989 Agents: Brian David [*] Final Game: August 18, 1989 (Age 34)
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