Ken Sanders

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Date of Birth July 8, 1941
Place of Birth St. Louis, Missouri
Age 79 years old
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Kenneth George Sanders is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball from 1964 to 1970 for the Kansas City Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians, California Angels, New York Mets, and Kansas City Royals. The right-hander was nicknamed "Bulldog" by Milwaukee Brewers manager Dave Bristol in 1970 because he was "so mean, tough and stubborn out on the mound".

About Ken Sanders

Former relief pitcher nicknamed "Bulldog" who played for a number of major league teams, including the Milwaukee Brewers and Cleveland Indians. In 1971, he led the American League in saves with 31.

Before Fame

He excelled in football and soccer in addition to baseball at St. Louis University High School.

Achievement

He received the Sporting News American League Fireman of the Year Award as the best relief pitcher in baseball in 1971.

Family Life

He has children named Leanne, Laura and Steven. He is also a grandfather.

Associations

He and Eddie Guardado have both led the American League in saves.

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Latest information about Ken Sanders updated on November 25, 2020.

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