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Bill Heath (baseball)

Bill Heath
Catcher
Born: (1939-03-10) March 10, 1939 (age 75)
Yuba City, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 3, 1965 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
August 19, 1969 for the Chicago Cubs
Career statistics
Batting average .236
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 13
Teams

William Chris Heath (born March 10, 1939 in Yuba City, California), is a retired American professional baseball player who played catcher in the Major Leagues in parts of four seasons between 1965 to 1969. He played for the Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, and Chicago White Sox.

Heath batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall and weighed 175 pounds (79 kg). During his eleven-year career (1960–1970) as a professional, he never played a full season in the Majors, but he was a solid hitter at the minor league level, batting .285 in 760 games.[1]

As a Major Leaguer, Heath appeared in 112 games as a reserve catcher and pinch hitter; his 47 hits included six doubles and one triple.

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  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)


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