Herbert Lee Washington
Positions: Pinch Runner and Designated Hitter
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: November 16, 1951 in Belzonia, MS
School: Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) by the Signed Oakland Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1974.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 4, 1974 (Age 22.139)
vs. TEX 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Team: Athletics 1974-1975 Final Game: May 4, 1975 (Age 23.169)
vs. CHW 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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