Wilbur Leon Howard
Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: January 8, 1949 in Lowell, NC
High School: Holbrook HS (Lowell, NC)
Drafted by the Seattle Pilots in the 19th round of the 1968 amateur draft.
Debut: September 4, 1973 (Age 24.239, 11,031st in MLB history)
vs. CLE 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1974 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Brewers 1973-1978
Last Game: September 30, 1978 (Age 29.265)
vs. SFG 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
About biographical information
News -- July 2016
- 7-1 Climbing Tal's Hill: Astros: A Fan's Journey from 1975: Week after week, I receive grief for my love of the Astros.
I live in an area that seems to be po**** by Rangers fans, at least...
News -- January 2015
- 1-8 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 1/8: Happy Birthday to ~RHP Samil de los Santos (21)Signed by the Astros as a non-drafted free agent from the Dominican Republic...
News -- September 2014
- 9-19 Reviewing the Brew: Beating the Bushes: Top Farm Teams in Brewers History: #7 Evansville, 1972: Three months ago, I began a weekly series looking back at some of the top farm squads in the history of Brewers baseball, dating...
News -- January 2014
- 1-8 What the Heck, Bobby?: Happy Birthday - 1/8: Happy Birthday to ~RHP Samil de los Santos (20)Signed by the Astros as a non-drafted free agent from the Dominican Republic...