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Billy DePetris, Bridgehampton Fixture, Dies At 85

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Billy DePetris, a Bridgehampton fixture, in 2016. MAGS DEPETRIS

Billy DePetris, a Bridgehampton fixture, in 2016. MAGS DEPETRIS

Billy DePetris demonstrates the grip he used on all of his pitches. MAGS DEPETRIS

Billy DePetris demonstrates the grip he used on all of his pitches. MAGS DEPETRIS

Billy DePetris, right, with his brother, Rick DePetris Jr., at Rick's Cafe in Bridgehampton. COURTESY DEPETRIS FAMILY

Billy DePetris, right, with his brother, Rick DePetris Jr., at Rick's Cafe in Bridgehampton. COURTESY DEPETRIS FAMILY

Billy DePetris, right, with his brother Rick when they were young children. COURSTESY DEPETRIS FAMILY

Billy DePetris, right, with his brother Rick when they were young children. COURSTESY DEPETRIS FAMILY

Billy DePetris, top left, as a member of the Bridgehampton High School basketball team. Carl Yastrzemski is seated in front of him. COURTESY DEPETRIS FAMILY

Billy DePetris, top left, as a member of the Bridgehampton High School basketball team. Carl Yastrzemski is seated in front of him. COURTESY DEPETRIS FAMILY

authorStephen J. Kotz on May 17, 2022
Billy DePetris, a star athlete in the 1950s at Bridgehampton High School who shared his love of baseball with the generation that followed by serving as a volunteer coach and... more

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