Billy Hamilton is a Minor League Baseball prospect with the Cincinnati Reds organization. As of August 22, 2012, he is with the Class AA team Pensacola Blue Wahoos. He has previously played with the Bakersfield Blaze and Dayton Dragons.
Hamilton is rated as the Cincinnati Reds's #1 prospect.
On August 21, 2012, in a game against the Montgomery Biscuits, Hamilton set the professional baseball record for the most stolen bases in a single season, surpassing the previous record of 145 by Vince Coleman. Hamilton stole three bases in the record-setting game. 
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ Blue Wahoos - Billy Hamilton Stats
- ↑ MLB.com - "Hamilton sets Minors stolen-base record"
- ↑ Blue Wahoos - "Hamilton Breaks Single Season Steals Record"
- ↑ Washington Post - "Cincinnati Reds Considering Adding Speedster Billy Hamilton for Playoff Push"
- ↑ MLB - Reds aim to win now, in future with stocked Minor League system