Al Schroll

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Al Schroll
Pitcher
Born: (1932-03-22)March 22, 1932
New Orleans, Louisiana
Died: November 30, 1999(1999-11-30) (aged 67)
Alexandria, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 20, 1958, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1961, for the Minnesota Twins
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 6–9
Earned run average 5.34
Innings pitched 118
Teams

Albert Bringhurst "Bull" Schroll (March 22, 1932 – November 30, 1999) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball. Schroll played from 1958 through 1961 for the Boston Red Sox (1958–59), Philadelphia Phillies (1959), Chicago Cubs (1960) and Minnesota Twins (1961). Listed at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m), 210 pounds (95 kg), he batted and threw right-handed. He was born in New Orleans.

In a four-season career, Schroll posted a 6–9 record with a 5.34 ERA in 35 appearances, including 13 starts, three complete games, 63 strikeouts, 64 walks. He allowed 121 hits in 118 innings of work.

Schroll was of German-Dutch ethnicity, he died in Alexandria, Louisiana at the age of 67.[1]

Fact[edit]

  • On August 20, 1961, Schroll and fellow pitcher Jack Kralick hit home runs for the Twins, to become the sixth pitching duo in Major League history to hit a homer for the same team during a single season game. Minnesota defeated the Los Angeles Angels, 9–7. The game was played at Wrigley Field (Los Angeles).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Nowlin. Al Schroll. Society for American Baseball Research.
  2. ^ "Minnesota Twins 9, Los Angeles Angels 7". retrosheet.org. August 20, 1961. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 

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