Billy Pierce

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Birthday
2, 1927
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Jul 31, 2015 (88)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1927
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Jul 31, 2015 (88)

About

All-Star left-handed pitcher best known for his career with the Chicago White Sox.

Before Fame

He was a standout pitcher at Highland Park Community High School in Michigan, earning him the nickname 'Mr. Zero.'

Trivia

He amassed nearly 2,000 strikeouts in his career, which contributed to his No. 19 jersey being retired by the White Sox.

Family Life

He moved with his wife to the suburbs of Chicago after the end of his career.

Associated With

He retired with the fifth-most strikeouts by a left-handed pitcher, two spots below Lefty Grove.