Bill Gogolewski

born October 26th, 1947

William Joseph Gogolewski (born October 26, 1947) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who played a total of six seasons with the Washington Senators/Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox. Born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Gogolewski was listed as 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and 190 pounds (86 kg). He was dealt to the Indians on March 23, 1974, to complete a prior trade that sent Steve Hargan to Texas. He signed with the White Sox on February 18, 1975, one week after Cleveland released him. A back injury led to the end of his career later that year.

Bill Gregory

born December 14th, 1949

William Penn Gregory, Jr. (born December 14, 1949) is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin.

Bill Greif

born April 25th, 1950

William Briley Greif (born April 25, 1950) is a retired professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of six seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1971 to 1976, for the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, and St. Louis Cardinals.

Bill Gullickson

born February 20th, 1959

William Lee Gullickson (born February 20, 1959) is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher who played professionally in Canada, the U.S. and Japan, during an 18-year professional career, of which 14 seasons were spent in MLB.

Bill Hands

May 6th, 1940 - March 9th, 2017

William Alfred Hands, Jr. (May 6, 1940 – March 9, 2017) was an American professional baseball player who pitched in the major leagues from 1965 to 1975. His best season came in 1969 with the Chicago Cubs, when he won 20 games.

Bill Haselman

born May 25th, 1966

William Joseph Haselman (born May 25, 1966) is an American professional baseball coach and former player. He played as a catcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 13 seasons between 1990 and 2003. A first-round selection in the 1987 MLB draft, he played for the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers. He later was the bullpen coach and first base coach for the Red Sox, and currently is the third base and catching coach for the Los Angeles Angels. He has also served as a manager in the minor leagues.

Bill Haywood

born April 21st, 1937

William Kiernan Haywood (born April 21, 1937) is an American former pitcher, coach, manager and farm system official in professional baseball. He was also a college baseball head coach. He threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighed 205 pounds (93 kg).

Bill Heath

born March 10th, 1939

William Chris Heath (born March 10, 1939), is an American former 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.

Bill Henry

October 15th, 1927 - April 11th, 2014

William Rodman Henry (October 15, 1927 – April 11, 2014) was an American professional baseball player. A left-handed pitcher, he appeared in Major League Baseball between 1952 and 1969 for the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Houston Astros. He was nicknamed "Gabby" by teammates for his quiet nature. As a reliever, Henry amassed 90 saves. He appeared in the 1960 All-Star Game, and pitched in the 1961 World Series while on the Cincinnati Reds. Henry was released by the Houston Astros on June 28, 1969, ending his Major League career.

Bill Herchman

March 10th, 1933 - January 22nd, 2009

William E. Herchman (March 10, 1933 – January 22, 2009) was an American football defensive tackle in the National Football League and American Football League. Herchman played for the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys of the NFL, and the Houston Oilers of the AFL. His playing career ended prior to the merger of the two leagues in 1970. He played college football at Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University).

Bill Hudson

July 9th, 1935 - December 13th, 2017

William Alex Hudson (July 9, 1935 – December 13, 2017) was an American football defensive tackle and unheralded member of the original Fearsome Foursome of defensive linemen in pro football. He attended Clemson University, where he was a member of the track and football teams. He played professionally in the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes and in the American Football League with the San Diego Chargers and the Boston Patriots. He is a member of the South Carolina Sports Hall of Fame.

Bill Irwin

born April 11th, 1950

William Mills Irwin (born April 11, 1950) is an American actor, clown, and comedian. He began as a vaudeville-style stage performer and has been noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American circus during the 1970s. He has made a number of appearances on film and television, and he won a Tony Award for his role in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? on Broadway. He is also known as Mr. Noodle on the Sesame Street segment Elmo's World, has appeared in the Sesame Street film short Does Air Move Things?, regularly appeared as a therapist on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and had a recurring role as "The Dick & Jane Killer" on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. From 2017 to 2019, he appeared as Cary Loudermilk on the FX television series Legion.

Bill Keating

November 22nd, 1944 - January 1st, 2015

William Lawrence Keating (November 22, 1944 – January 1, 2015) was an American professional football player in the American Football League (AFL). He played college football for the University of Michigan and professionally for the Denver Broncos and Miami Dolphins during the 1960s. After his playing career, he became a trial lawyer.

Bill Kimber

born January 31st, 1936

Bill Kimber (born January 31, 1936) is a former American football defensive end. He played for the New York Giants from 1959 to 1960 and for the Boston Patriots in 1961.

Bill Lenkaitis

June 30th, 1946 - August 27th, 2016

William Edward Lenkaitis (June 30, 1946 – August 27, 2016) was an American professional football player. He was a center and guard who played fourteen professional seasons. He played with the American Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1968 and 1969, and with the National Football League's San Diego Chargers in 1970. He then spent eleven seasons (1971–1981) with the NFL's New England Patriots. He was a member of the New England Patriots 1970s All-Decade Team. Lenkaitis attended Penn State University, and subsequently earned his dental degree in the offseason from the University of Tennessee. He was the Patriots' dentist for many years, both when he was playing and beyond. At the time he was the only practicing dentist in the league.

Bill Madlock

born January 12th, 1951

Bill "Mad Dog" Madlock, Jr. (born January 12, 1951) is an American former professional baseball player and coach. He played in Major League Baseball as a third baseman from 1973 to 1987. Madlock is notable for being a four-time National League batting champion. His four batting titles as a third baseman was a record until Wade Boggs attained his fifth in 1988. Since 1970, only Tony Gwynn has won more National League batting titles (eight). Madlock is also one of only three right-handed hitters to have won multiple National League batting titles since 1960, Roberto Clemente having also won four and Tommy Davis having won back-to-back titles in 1962 and 1963.

Bill Murphy

born May 9th, 1981

William R.W. Murphy (born May 9, 1981) is an American professional baseball left-handed pitcher. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Toronto Blue Jays, with an 0–0 record in the Major Leagues. He has also played in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) for the Chiba Lotte Marines being one of the most highly known pitchers in Japan during the 2010 season. Murphy and Yu Darvish were both the top leading Aces in Japan for the 2010 season, yet Murphy being the dominant force for his team, the Chiba Lotte Marines to win the 2010 Japan Series. He has also played in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) for the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions. Bill Murphy is the only player in Major League Baseball history to be traded three times in less than a 24-h

Bill Nighy

born December 12th, 1949

William Francis Nighy (/naɪ/; born 12 December 1949) is an English actor. Nighy became widely known for his performance as Billy Mack in Love Actually (2003). His other notable cinema roles include Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and Viktor in the Underworld film series. He is also known for his roles in the films Still Crazy (1998), Shaun of the Dead (2004), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), The Constant Gardener (2005), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Hot Fuzz (2007), Valkyrie (2008), The Boat That Rocked (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010), voicing Grandsanta in Arthur Christmas (2011), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012), and About Time (2013). His performances were also acclaimed in the BBC One series State of Play and in the T

Bill Paterson

born June 3rd, 1945

William Tulloch Paterson (born 3 June 1945) is a Scottish actor with a career in theatre, film, television and radio. Throughout his career he has appeared regularly in radio drama and provided the narration for a large number of documentaries. He has appeared in films and TV series including Comfort and Joy (1984), Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (1986), Truly, Madly, Deeply (1990), Wives and Daughters (1999), Sea of Souls (2004–2007), Amazing Grace (2006), Miss Potter (2006), Little Dorrit (2008), Doctor Who (2010), Outlander (2014), Fleabag (2016–2019), Inside No. 9 (2018), Good Omens (2019), and Brassic (2020). He is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Scottish BAFTAs.

Bill Sandeman

born November 30th, 1942

William Stewart Sandeman (born November 30, 1942 in Providence, Rhode Island) was an American football offensive tackle in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints, and Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at the University of the Pacific.

Bill Singer

born April 24th, 1944

William Robert Singer (born April 24, 1944) is an American former professional baseball pitcher with a 14-year career from 1964 to 1977. He played primarily for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1964–72) and the California Angels (1973–75), spending his final two seasons with the Texas Rangers (1976), Minnesota Twins (1976), and Toronto Blue Jays (1977). His nicknames included "Sing Sing," "Billy No-No" and "The Singer Throwing Machine."

Bill Skowron

December 18th, 1930 - April 27th, 2012

William Joseph Skowron (December 18, 1930 – April 27, 2012), nicknamed "Moose", was an American professional baseball first baseman. He played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1954 to 1967 for the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox, and California Angels. He was an eight-time All-Star and a five-time World Series champion. He is one of just six players in MLB history to have won back-to-back Series championships on different teams.

Bill Spiers

born June 5th, 1966

William James Spiers III (born June 5, 1966) is a former infielder in Major League Baseball who played primarily as a shortstop and third baseman from 1989 to 2001. He is currently an assistant football coach for Clemson. He was also a punter for Clemson University. He was a first round draft pick (13th overall) in the 1987 amateur draft. He debuted in the majors two years later with the Milwaukee Brewers on April 7, 1989. As of 2016, Spiers is an offensive assistant at Clemson University Football, where he is also pursuing his graduate degree.

Bill Stanfill

January 13th, 1947 - November 10th, 2016

William Thomas Stanfill (January 13, 1947 – November 10, 2016) was a defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the American Football League and then the NFL after the AFL-NFL merger of 1970. He was a member of Miami's two Super Bowl-winning teams.
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