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VIDEO: Space Coast Sports Hall of Famer Billy Stein Among Best Pinch Hitters In MLB History

Billy Stein, who played 14 seasons with four different clubs in MLB, played in all of the local leagues in Cocoa – Little League, Babe Ruth, Legion Ball and Connie Mack before going on to play for Cocoa High. Clutch pinch-hitting is an art in baseball, and good pinch hitters are hard to find, but if Stein could do anything in baseball, he could pinch hit. Asked to do it 179 times, he batted .282 with 36 pivotal RBI’s late in games in his career. […]