About Billy Herman:
William Jennings Bryan "Billy" Herman was an American second baseman in Major League Baseball (MLB) during the 1930s and 1940s. He was known for his stellar defense and consistent batting. He still holds many National League (NL) defensive records for second basemen.
When I started in professional baseball, I had what you might call a rude awakening. See this scar right next to my left ear? That's where the pitcher hit me the very first time I came to bat as a pro. I was out cold for about 10 minutes.Billy Herman