Kenny Williams

Baseabll Player
Born Apr 6, 1964

Kenneth Royal Williams is a former outfielder in Major League Baseball and the current general manager of the Chicago White Sox. Williams graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in East San Jose, California in 1982; while in high school, he excelled in football. He also played football at Stanford University before leaving to become a professional baseball player.… Read More

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1964 Birth Born on April 6, 1964.


1990 26 Years Old He is best remembered as a player for a bizarre incident during the 1990 season, where a series of wild throwing errors resulted in him (on base as a pinch-runner) rounding third base and mauling over third base coach John McLaren, knocking him out in the process (Williams himself was winded, but eventually ended up scoring the run). … Read More


2000 36 Years Old In October 2000, Williams replaced Ron Schueler as the general manager of the White Sox. … Read More


2006 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In the off-season prior to the 2006 season, Williams set out to improve his world championship team further by acquiring pitcher Javier Vázquez from the Arizona Diamondbacks and slugger Jim Thome from the Philadelphia Phillies. … Read More
2008 44 Years Old In early January 2008, he traded Gio Gonzalez, Fautino de los Santos, and Ryan Sweeney for Nick Swisher. … Read More
2011 47 Years Old On October 6, 2011, Kenny Williams hired Robin Ventura as the new manager of the Chicago White Sox.
2012 48 Years Old On October 26, 2012, Williams was promoted to Executive Vice President of the Chicago White Sox while Assistant GM Rick Hahn was promoted to General Manager. … Read More


2014 50 Years Old Williams wed television journalist Zoraida Sambolin in July 2014. … Read More
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