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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Edward Nelson Sprague Sr.
Stat Years
1966-1976  [mlb] 1968-1976
Height/Weight
6-4 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (198)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2020-01-10 [74.116]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1966
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1968-04-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.206)
Service Time
Organizations
MIL [4] CIN [3] OAK [2] SLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18328 ... retro id: sprae101 ... mlbam id: 122613
Relations
Father of Ed Sprague
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1966EugeneNwstA-----201---252.881100000050.0302116030330001.205.400.005.405.943.781.10.286
    1966Rock HillWcarA----201---111.64200000011.09520530001.277.360.004.092.454.090.60.500
    1966Minor Totals: byYearA/A-----202---362.6613000013061.0392618035360001.215.750.005.165.313.841.03.333
    1967ModestoCalifA+----212---1173.1236000000156.013183540681080001.287.560.003.926.234.791.59.611
    1967Minor Totals: byYearA+----211---1173.12360000360156.013183540681080001.287.560.003.926.234.791.59.611
    1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf343.28471001646468.2512925534346021.246.680.664.464.463.801.00.429
    1968MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf343.30471001646468.7512925534346021.256.730.664.494.493.831.00.429
    1969IowaAmerAAA----234---753.5715000000111.01216344050660001.549.810.004.055.355.111.32.583
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.4727000927246.1472423431202021.689.130.786.023.884.660.65.500
    1969Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---753.57150000150111.01216344050660001.549.810.004.055.355.111.32.583
    1969MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.4927000927246.3472423431202021.699.180.786.053.904.690.65.500
    1970IowaAmerAAA----245---893.9026000000150.01568065048950001.369.360.002.885.704.801.98.471
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---893.90260000260150.01568065048950001.369.360.002.885.704.801.98.471
    1971IndianapolisAmerAAA----256---963.2539000000155.015665560681120001.459.060.003.956.503.771.65.600
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin44256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf100.00700017011.08200171000.826.550.000.825.731.647.001.000
    1971Minor Totals: byYearAAA----251---963.25390000390155.015665560681120001.459.060.003.956.503.771.65.600
    1971MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf100.00700017011.08200171000.826.550.000.825.731.647.001.000
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin44267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.13331001032056.2553326626256031.438.740.954.133.975.240.96.500
    1972MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf334.16331001032056.7553326626256031.448.810.964.164.005.280.96.500
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin44278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.12280001028138.2352222322193121.478.150.705.124.425.120.86.250
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln48278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.2580005808.08221420001.509.001.134.502.252.250.50.000
    1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf019.3170005719.213111001431022.7912.100.0013.032.7910.240.21.000
    1973MLB Totals: CIN-SLN-MILbyYearMLB----273Log - Sp - Ext - Perf145.45430002043256.3563534440244141.718.980.646.423.855.610.60.200
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf722.39201030510094.0943225331571041.339.000.292.975.463.061.84.778
    1974MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf722.39201030510094.0943225331571041.339.000.292.975.463.061.84.778
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil292910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf174.6818110027167.1814635540216021.8010.830.675.352.816.150.53.125
    1975MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf174.6918110027167.3814635540216021.8010.860.675.372.826.170.53.125
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil293011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf027.0430001307.214760301002.2216.430.003.520.008.220.00.000
    1976MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf027.5030001307.714760301002.3617.500.003.750.008.750.00.000
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)17233.841982330641759408.040620817427206188271171.508.960.604.544.154.590.91.425
    American League Totals (6 yrs)12173.811222230381008293.730014912417153135170121.559.210.524.704.144.570.88.414
    National League Totals (4 yrs)563.947610026751114.3106595010535310151.398.360.794.184.184.651.00.455
    Minor League Totals38333.3712900001290633.060331723702694170001.388.570.003.825.934.511.55.535
    Minor: A- Totals252.8811000011050.0302116030330001.205.400.005.405.943.781.10.286
    Minor: A Totals111.64200002011.09520530001.277.360.004.092.454.090.60.500
    Minor: A+ Totals1173.12360000360156.013183540681080001.287.560.003.926.234.791.59.611
    Minor: AAA Totals24203.57800000800416.043320816501662730001.449.370.003.595.914.501.64.545
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)453.767410025736115.0985348965548041.427.670.705.094.234.150.83.444
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)564.076810021671106.39857489495110151.398.310.764.164.334.841.04.455
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (4 yrs)8123.8448213013272178.72029676888819081.6310.200.404.444.094.850.92.400
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)002.2580005808.08221420001.509.001.134.502.252.250.50.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2222pL-S-E-P1477000000000500000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2223pL-S-E-P2275111000000102001.200.200.400.600721.200.200.2500.0014.290.000.00.00100.0
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4425pL-S-E-P371000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4426pL-S-E-P4337000000000500000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0071.430.000.00.000.0
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4427pL-S-E-P5282000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)142221110000001303001.045.045.091.1362521.045.046.1110.0052.000.000.00.00100.0
    American League Totals (2 yrs)7412111000000602001.083.083.167.2501421.083.084.1670.0042.860.000.00.00100.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)6810000000000701000.000.000.000.0001100.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)7412111000000602001.083.083.167.2501421.083.084.1670.0042.860.000.00.00100.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)6810000000000701000.000.000.000.0001100.000.000.0000.0063.640.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1968Oakland AthleticsALMLB22P47068.2815202523.9200.500.3429.0100.03
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLB23P27046.1517112322.9570.800.4816.7100.09
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P7011.0001010.0000.000.004.3100.012
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P33056.2261198.8890.200.1421.4100.05
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27P28038.239201412.8570.400.3117.3100.07
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P808.02101331.0000.400.384.9100.013
    1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLB27P709.21100221.0000.300.224.3100.014
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLB28P20094.089221917.8950.900.1812.3100.09
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLB29P18067.178301815.8330.800.2211.1100.010
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLB30P307.20401441.0001.300.561.9100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)19804053670126118106.8980.500.260.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1968MLB47----------
    1969MLB27----------
    1971MLB7----------
    1972MLB33----------
    1973MLB43----------
    1974MLB20----------
    1975MLB18----------
    1976MLB3----------
    Totals198----------