Steve Sparks (sparkst01)
Steven William Sparks
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- School Sam Houston State University
- High School Holland Hall
- Debut April 28, 1995
- Final Game September 26, 2004
- Born July 2, 1965 in Tulsa, OK USA
As of 2018, Steve Sparks is one of only nine true knuckleball pitchers in the 21st Century, the others being Tim Wakefield, Jared Fernandez, Dennis Springer, R.A. Dickey, Eddie Gamboa, Charlie Haeger, Steven Wright and Charlie Zink.
In the spring of 1995 Sparks dislocated his left shoulder while trying to rip a phone book in half.
- AL Complete Games Leader (2001)
- 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 2 (1995 & 2001)