Bill Robinson

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Bill Robinson

Original Name William Henry
Birth
McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 29 Jul 2007 (aged 64)
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
Burial Hurffville, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 20691778 · View Source
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Professional Baseball Player. He was a right handed hitting and throwing outfielder who occasionally played first and third base. He played for sixteen seasons with with the Atlanta Braves (1966), New York Yankees (1967-1969), Philadelphia Phillies (1972-1974), Pittsburgh Pirates, (1975-1982), and again with the Philadelphia Phillies (1982-1983). He was a member of the 1979 World Series champion Pirates. Robinson's career statistics included a .258 batting average with 166 home runs and 641 RBI in 1472 games played. After his playing career Robinson worked as a major and minor league coach, a minor league manager, and a television analyst. A highly regarded instructor, he earned World Series rings as batting coach for the 1986 New York Mets and first base coach for the 2003 Florida Marlins. At the time of his death he was employed by the Los Angeles Dodgers as their minor league hitting coordinator.

Bio by: Bill McKern


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bill McKern
  • Added: 29 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20691778
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bill Robinson (26 Jun 1943–29 Jul 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20691778, citing Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hurffville, Gloucester County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .