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19 FRANK WILLS (Franchise player #0196 - 1983-06)

Position: P

Frank Wills

Frank Lee Wills
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 202 lb.

College: Tulane

Born: October 26, 1958 in New Orleans, LA
Died: May 11, 2012 in New Orleans, LA

Acquired: June 3, 1980: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st Round (16th pick) of the 1980 Amateur Draft

Traded: January 18, 1985: Traded as part of a 4-team trade by the Royals to the New York Mets. The Texas Rangers sent a player to be named later (Bill Nance) and Danny Darwin to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Brewers sent Jim Sundberg to the Royals. The Mets sent Tim Leary to the Brewers. The Royals sent Don Slaught to the Rangers.

MLB Debut: July 31, 1983
Final MLB Game: April 30, 1991
Royals Debut: July 31, 1983
Final Royals Game:
September 23, 1984
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1983 2 1 6 1 0 0 0 34.2 35 17 16 2 15 23 4.15
1984 2 3 10 5 0 0 0 37.0 39 21 21 3 13 21 5.11
w/Royals 4 4 16 6 0 0 0 71.2 74 38 37 5 28 44 4.65
Career 22 26 154 35 1 0 6 435.2 438 254 245 50 198 281 4.05

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Frank Wills page

 
Notes
Also played for the Seattle Mariners (1985), Cleveland Indians (1986-87), and the Toronto Blue Jays (1988-91)
 
 
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