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    Billy Pinkerton
    Billy  Pinkerton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Marino, Calif.

    High School:
    Arcadia

    Last College:
    Cal State Fullerton

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    Infield

    Experience:
    1V

    Bats/Throws:
    Right/Right


    2009
    Pinkerton has plenty of experience at third base and should see playing time as a junior.

    2008
    In his first season at USC, Pinkerton made 16 starts in 32 games and batted .188 (12-for-64) with a home run and three RBI...recorded a double in back-to-back games on May 24 and 25 at Washington State...hit his first collegiate home run on May 4 against Washington...went 1-for-2 with two RBI on April 11 in a 17-1 win against No. 5 Cal...had a three-game hitting streak twice (March 5-9 and March 15-21)...went 1-for-3 in the season opener on Feb. 22 at Florida International.

    Cal State Fullerton
    He made 12 starts in 29 appearances for the Titans last year as a 2007 freshman as Cal State Fullerton swept UCLA in the NCAA Super Regional to advance to the College World Series...he batted .239 (11-for-46) with seven RBI and one stolen base.

    High School
    He was a three-year letterwinner at San Marino (Calif.) High under coach Sean McCorey...earned All-Pacific League honors three years...named most outstanding defensive player in the San Gabriel Valley.

    Personal
    He is majoring in public policy and management...parents are Marilyn and Dave...has one brother, Jack, and one sister, Eileen...a total of 17 relatives, including his parents and sister, attended USC...lists Pete Rose as his biggest sports hero...lists Top Gun and Gladiator as his favorite movies...list The Office and shows on The History Channel as his favorite television shows...listens to Van Halen and Toby Keith...birthdate is March 20, 1986.

    Pinkerton's Career Hitting Statistics
    

    Year G-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO 2007 (Fr.)* 29-12 .239 46 5 11 0 0 0 7 1-1 0 15 2008 (So.) 32-16 .188 64 8 12 2 0 1 3 0-2 8 22 Totals 61-28 .209 110 13 23 2 0 1 10 1-3 8 37 *Cal State Fullerton

    Pinkerton's Career Hitting Statistics vs. Pac-10 Teams

    Opponent G-GS AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA BB SO Arizona 4-3 .143 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0-1 2 3 California 3-0 .333 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0-0 0 0 Oregon State 3-0 .000 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 Stanford 2-0 .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 UCLA 3-0 .000 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 Washington 2-1 .250 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0-0 2 2 Washington St. 3-2 .333 9 0 3 2 0 0 0 0-0 0 3 Totals 20-6 .214 28 3 6 2 0 1 3 0-1 4 10