Ed Sprague (spraged01)
Edward Nelson Sprague Sr.
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 4", Weight 195 lb.
- High School Sunset High School (Hayward)
- Debut April 10, 1968
- Final Game June 5, 1976
- Born September 16, 1945 in Boston, MA USA
- Died January 10, 2020 in Lodi, CA USA
Father of Ed Sprague Jr., Ed Sprague, Sr. pitched eight seasons in the majors. He was mostly a reliever, although he started around half his games in 1974 and 1975. In 1974, pitching for the Milwaukee Brewers, he had a 2.39 ERA with a 7-2 record.
He was a teammate of Reggie Jackson with the Oakland Athletics, of Pete Rose, Johnny Bench and Joe Morgan with the Cincinnati Reds, of Joe Torre and Lou Brock with the St. Louis Cardinals, and of Hank Aaron and Robin Yount in Milwaukee.