Thursday, December 1, 2016

All I've Got of Them: The Other Williams'

I have the same problem with Billy Williams as I do with Ernie Banks...other Cub players with the same last name.  In fact, with Billy the problem is five times worse....there are five other Williams in my collection besides Billy.

You could probably name two of them...

...Mitch Williams and Jerome Williams.

But the other three, no.  We're talking seriously hard-core fans to come up with them.  In fact, I have just one card for each of the three.

This one was from this year's Heritage Minor, so there is a very slight chance you'd remember Ryan Williams.


If you said you knew Cy Williams and Dana Williams....I don't believe you!

I've got a total of 34 other Williams in my collection.  The cards in the tile are arranged alphabetically by their first name.


  1. I vaguely remember Brian Williams from the late 90's/early 2000's. Was mostly an Astro, but pretty sure he spent a half season with the Cubs at one point in the bullpen. Probably not enough to warrant a card in a Cubs uni though.

  2. Here's hoping we get to know Ryan Williams much better in the next few years!

  3. Yep, I could actually name Ryan Williams! Wasn't he minor league pitcher of the year for the Cubs recently? Maybe I'm making that up. IDK