Billy Butler

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Billy Butler

Kansas City Royals — No. 16
Designated hitter/First baseman
Born: April 18, 1986 (1986-04-18) (age 28)
Orange Park, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right 
MLB debut
May 1, 2007 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting average     .295
Hits     1,273
Home runs     127
Runs batted in     628
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Billy Butler (born April 18, 1986) is an American baseball player. He plays first base for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

The Royals chose Butler in the 2004 First-Year Player Draft. Butler had played baseball in high school in Jacksonville, Florida, and entered the draft instead of playing in college. He played his first MLB game on May 1, 2007.