August 7, 1951 |
|April 27, 1974, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 14, 1974, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
James Michael Sadowski (born August 7, 1951 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Pittsburgh Pirates in their 1974 season. Listed at 6' 3", 195 lb, Sadowski batted and threw right-handed. Coming out of a baseball family, he is the nephew of former big leaguers Bob, Ed and Ted Sadowski.
Sadowski also pitched for the Pirates, Kansas City Royals and Cincinnati Reds Minor League systems in parts of 10 seasons spanning 1969–1979. He went 58-72 with a 3.92 ERA in 248 games (131 starts), walking 617 hitters while striking out 768 in 1,057 innings of work.