Ronald Thomas Villone
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 245 lb.
Born: January 16, 1970 in Englewood, NJ
High School: South HS (Bergenfield, NJ) School: University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA) by the Drafted Seattle Mariners in the 1st round (14th pick) of the 1992 amateur draft. Signed October 1, 1992.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 28, 1995 (Age 25.102)
vs. DET 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER Exceeded rookie limits during 1996 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Mariners/Yankees/Cardinals/Brewers/Reds/... 1995-2009 Agents: Scott Boras [*] Final Game: October 4, 2009 (Age 39.261)
vs. ATL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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Major League Signings
Jayson Werth, RF: seven years, $126MM.
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