William Robert Singer
Sing Sing or The Singer Throwing Machine Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 184 lb.
Born: April 24, 1944 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Pomona HS (Pomona, CA) by the Signed Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1961.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 24, 1964 (Age 20.153)
vs. CHC 6.1 IP, 4 H, 1 SO, 5 BB, 1 ER Exceeded rookie limits during 1967 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Angels/Twins/BlueJays/Rangers 1964-1977 Final Game: July 16, 1977 (Age 33.083)
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News -- May 2014
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