James Jeffrey Sparks
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: April 4, 1972 in Houston, TX
High School: Waller HS (Waller
School: St. Mary's University (San Antonio
Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 24th round of the 1995 amateur draft.
Signed June 4, 1995.
Debut: September 12, 1999 (Age 27.161, 15,195th in MLB history)
vs. OAK 2.0 IP, 0 H, 4 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER
Team: DevilRays 1999-2000
Last Game: May 17, 2000 (Age 28.043)
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