Edward Anthony Sukla
born Edward Anthony Suckla
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: March 3, 1943 in Long Beach, CA
High School: Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach, CA) Boo, go Barons!
MLB Debut: September 17, 1964 Los Angeles Angels
Final Game: May 22, 1966 California Angels
Years with the Angels: 1964-1966
Before 1962 Season: Signed by the Los Angeles Angels as an amateur free agent.
Replaced pitcher Fred Newman with 2 out and 1 on in the bottom of the 6th trailing 4-0 and struck out Tom Tresh, before giving up a run scoring single to Clete Boyer, and striking out Mel Stottlemyre in his 0.2 innings of relief in an eventual 6-2 loss to the Yankees on Thursday, September 17, 1964 (N) at Yankee Stadium.
In 51.1 innings over 39 games went 3-5, 4 saves and a 5.26 ERA.
Best Angels Performance:
Struck out 3 consecutive in 2 innings of relief against the Senators on Sunday, May 22, 1966 (D) at D.C. Stadium.
OTHER INTERESTING FACTS:
- Played in the PCL thru 1975.
- Long-time scout with the Major League Scouting Bureau.