Upsetting
Saturday, October 18, 2003
 
Billy Ashley, courtesy of DodgerBlues.com

Billy Ashley was a big lop of shit. At 6'6", 245 he was more suited to be a dam than an outfielder. He spent parts of six seasons with the Dodgers, who refused to give up on him. Yeah, really smooth... you give up on John Wetteland after a season, but keep Ashley around for six. The guy made embarrassing mistakes in the outfield, and his hit totals were exceeded by his strikeout totals every season he played. Ashley hit .221, .243, .333 (6 ABs), .237, .200, and finally .244 in his last year with the team. Last we heard, he finished up his remarkable career in Boston, where he was being considered as a possible replacement for the Green Monster.


 
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