Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: June 19, 1949 in St. Louis, MO
High School: Ritenour HS (St. Louis, MO) Schools: University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA), University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO) by the Drafted St. Louis Cardinals in the 2nd round of the 1967 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 27, 1969 (Age 20.100)
vs. MON 7.0 IP, 2 H, 3 SO, 3 BB, 0 ER, W Exceeded rookie limits during 1970 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Pirates/Astros/Cardinals/WhiteSox/... 1969-1990 Agents: Jack Sands [*] Final Game: October 3, 1990 (Age 41.106)
vs. NYM 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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