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Tim Stoddard

Baseball Player

Timothy Paul Stoddard (born January 24, 1953 in East Chicago, Indiana) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He is one of only two known men to have played in both a World Series and an NCAA basketball national championship game. A right-handed pitcher, Stoddard pitched for the Chicago White Sox (1975), Baltimore Orioles (1978–83), Chicago Cubs (1984), San Diego Padres (1985–86), New York Yankees (1986–88) and Cleveland Indians (1989). Currently, he is the pitching coach for the baseball team at Northwestern University. The 6'7" Stoddard was a member of the 1971 East Chicago Washington High School Senators basketball team, which went undefeated (29-0) and won the Indiana state high school basketball championship. Among his teammates were Pete Trgovich (who played at UCLA) and Junior Bridgeman (who played at Louisville and in the NBA). Stoddard also lettered in basketball as well as baseball at North Carolina State University. He was a starting forward on the 1973-74 Wolfpack’s NCAA Basketball champions, which featured future Basketball Hall-of-Famer David Thompson. The Wolfpack went 30-1 on the season, the lone loss coming to the Bill Walton-led UCLA Bruins. The Wolfpack  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1953-01-24
Place of birth
East Chicago
Profession
Baseball player

Athlete facts

Sports
Basketball,Baseball

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