Billy Manual Ashley
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 7", Weight 227 lb.
- High School Belleville (MI) High School
- Debut September 1, 1992
- Final Game July 30, 1998
- Born July 11, 1970 in Trenton, MI USA
An amazing hitter in the minor leagues, "Light Tower Power" Billy Ashley hit over 20 home runs three times in the minors:
- 1992 - 26 home runs, 76 RBI, 265 batting average.
- 1993 - 26 HRs, 100 RBI, .297 BA.
- 1994 - 37 HRs, 105 RBI, .345 BA. He averaged 1 home run every 10.5 at-bats in 1994.
He was unable to match his minor league prowess in parts of seven seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox, compiling more strikeouts (236) than hits (144) in 688 career plate appearances.
Ashley appeared on the short-lived Fox Reality Channel's Househusbands Of Hollywood in 2009, alongside Darryl W. Bell, who starred as Ron Johnson Jr. on the sitcom A Different World.