Tully Sparks

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Tully Sparks
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Born: (1874-12-12)December 12, 1874
Etna, Georgia
Died: July 15, 1937(1937-07-15) (aged 62)
Anniston, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 15, 1897, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
June 8, 1910, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 121–136
Earned run average 2.79
Strikeouts 778

Thomas Frank "Tully" Sparks (December 12, 1874 in Etna, Georgia – July 15, 1937 in Anniston, Alabama), was a former professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1897 to 1910. He would play for the Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Giants, and Boston Americans. He was an alumnus of Beloit College.

In 1899, while with the Pirates, Sparkes led the National League in relief innings pitched and ERA.[1]

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  1. ^ Charlton, James; Shatzkin, Mike; Holtje, Stephen (1990). The Ballplayers: baseball's ultimate biographical reference. New York: Arbor House/William Morrow. p. 1025. ISBN 0-87795-984-6. 

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