Hubert Thomas Spencer
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 170 lb.
- School Rio Grande College
- High School Gallia Academy High School
- Debut July 17, 1978
- Final Game August 26, 1978
- Born February 28, 1951 in Gallipolis, OH USA
Tom Spencer played one season in the major leagues, with the Chicago White Sox in 1978. He played in 29 games with 15 starts. He got off to a hot start after making his debut on July 17th. He was hitting .303 (10 for 33) after his first 12 games then went 2 for 32 in his next 11 games to finish the season at .185. He had a three-hit game on July 25th against the Milwaukee Brewers. He started the game batting seventh and playing centerfield. He also hit his only career double in that game against Andy Replogle.
Since retiring as a player, Spencer has managed ten seasons in the minor leagues and was International League Manager of the Year in 1999, when he led the Charlotte Knights to a championship. He was a coach for the Tucson Toros in 1981.
He was also a coach with the Cleveland Indians in 1988 and 1989, the New York Mets in 1991, and the Houston Astros in 1992 and 1993. Since 2004, he has been an instructor in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.