Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: December 5, 1941 in Florin, PA
Debut: September 27, 1961 Los Angeles Angels
Final Game: September 27, 1961 Los Angeles Angels
Drafted 5th by the Los Angeles Angels from the Detroit Tigers in the 1960 expansion draft.
Started the game and went 4 innings giving up 3 runs on 4 hits in an 8-6 win against the Washington Senators on Wednesday, September 27, 1961 (N) at Wrigley Field.
His only game in the major leagues.
Gave up 3 runs on 4 hits in 4 innings pitched (1 start - no decision) for an ERA of 4.50. Went 0/1 at the plate.
Bob Sprout pitched one game in the majors but is better known for his 22-strikeout no-hitter in the minors in 1960.
Sprout went 15-7 for Decatur in 1960 along with 264 strikeouts.
Sprout injured his arm during spring training of 1962, and he pitched in pain after that.
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