Billy Bates

Billy Bates

William Derrick Bates (born December 7 1963) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) second baseman and pinch runner who played for the Milwaukee Brewers and the 1990 World Series champion Cincinnati Reds. In 29 career games Bates had a batting average of .125 with six hits two runs batted in (RBI) 11 runs ten strikeouts and eight stolen bases. Though defensively he played as a second baseman the Reds primarily used Bates as a pinch runner.