Happy Birthday – Bill Hayes
Here are some Giants Gems for Bill Hayes’ birthday from the 2012 Giants Media Guide – Happy Birthday Billy!
- Veteran baseball man returns for 13th season in Giants organization, and 36th campaign overall in professional baseball.
- Will mark 10th-straight year serving as SF’s bullpen catcher…has also assisted pitching coach Dave Righetti and bullpen coach Mark Gardner with pitching aspects.
- Prior to joining San Francisco chain, former big league catcher spent 6 years in Cubs organization and 6 seasons with Rockies.
- Was originally slated to manage Class A Advanced San Jose in 2003, but was elevated to big league club prior to Opening Day.
- Was member of coaching staff that traveled to Taiwan with MLB All-Stars in 2011.