Born: June 2, 1930|
|August 17, 1958 for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
Last MLB appearance
|September 17, 1967 for the Houston Astros|
|Runs batted in||137|
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- REDIRECT Template:Baseball year. A shortstop by trade, he spent eight years in the Dodger farm system, buried (along with many others) behind Hall of Famer Pee Wee Reese. Finally, in
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Lillis then spent 5½ seasons as a shortstop and utility infielder for the Astros, retiring to a coaching position in the middle of 1967. Over his ten-year MLB career, Lillis appeared in 817 games and batted .236 with three home runs. He threw and batted right-handed.
After scouting and player development posts with Houston from 1968 to 1972, Lillis returned to the Astro coaching staff in 1973 and served under managers Leo Durocher, Preston Gómez and Bill Virdon. On August 10,
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