William Charles Harris
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 5' 9", Weight 195 lb.
- School Middle Georgia College, Kennesaw State University
- High School Cairo High School
- Debut September 2, 2001
- Final Game June 24, 2012
- Born June 22, 1978 in Cairo, GA USA
Willie Harris, who scored the winning run for the Chicago White Sox in Game 4 of the 2005 World Series, is from the same hometown as Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. He went 6 for 6 with 2 triples and 6 RBI on July 21, 2007, becoming the second player in Atlanta Braves history with a 6-hit game, 37 years after Felix Millan did it.
In 2016, Harris was appointed hitting coach of the Great Falls Voyagers, a White Sox affiliate in the Pioneer League. He became a manager with the Winston-Salem Dash in 2017 and moved up to the Double A Eastern League in 2018, managing the Richmond Flying Squirrels. In 2021, he was named third base coach of the Chicago Cubs.
He is a nephew of Ernest Riles.
Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|2017||Winston-Salem Dash||Carolina League||56-84||10th||Chicago White Sox|
|2018||Richmond Flying Squirrels||Eastern League||62-76||12th||San Francisco Giants|
|2019||Richmond Flying Squirrels||Eastern League||55-84||12th||San Francisco Giants|
- Bill Ladson: "Willie Harris aims to fulfill Jackie's dream of becoming a manager", mlb.com, April 14, 2022.