(The Left Arm of God)
born Sanford Braun
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 210 lb.
Born: December 30, 1935 in Brooklyn, NY
High School: Lafayette HS (Brooklyn, NY)
Schools: Columbia University (New York, NY), University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH)
Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent (bonus baby) in 1954. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 24, 1955 (Age 19.176, 8,872nd in MLB history) vs. MLN 2.0 IP, 1 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1956 season [*]
Team: Dodgers 1955-1966
Last Game: October 2, 1966 (Age 30.276) vs. PHI 9.0 IP, 7 H, 10 SO, 1 BB, 2 ER, W
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1972 (344/396 ballots).
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