Bernie Williams For other persons named Bernie Williams, see Bernard Williams (disambiguation). Bernie Williams
Position Center Field/DH/Right Field Team New York Yankees Years of Experience 15 years Age 37 Height 6 ft 2 in Weight 205 lb. Bats Both Throws Right College University of Puerto Rico 2005 Salary $12,357,143 Place of Birth San Juan, Puerto Rico Selection Amateur Free Agent, 1985 Drafted by New York Yankees Major League Debut July 7, 1991 BernabĂ© "Bernie" Williams Figueroa (born September 13, 1968 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is an outfielder for the New York Yankees and guitar-playing jazz recording artist. A switch hitter, Williams has played his entire career (1991-present) with the New York Yankees. He is Major League Baseball's all-time leader in postseason home runs (22), runs scored (82) and runs batted in (80). Currently he a member of the Yankees, playing all outfield positions and acting as the team's designated hitter. He is likely to get a fair amount of playing time in right field with Hideki Matsui out with wrist injuries, though he also sees time in center field on days when starting center fielder, Johnny Damon, is given off for rest.