Herman Son Winningham
Positions: Centerfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 1, 1961 in Orangeburg, SC
High School: Wilkinson HS (Orangeburg
School: Georgia Perimeter College (Covington
Drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1981 amateur draft (January Secondary).
Debut: September 1, 1984 (Age 22.275, 12,548th in MLB history)
vs. SDP 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1985 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Expos/Reds/RedSox/Mets 1984-1992
Agents: Steve Freyer [*]
Last Game: October 3, 1992 (Age 30.307)
vs. NYY 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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