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 History Players Teams Obituaries Site search Contact UsSponsor a page on Historic Baseball! Click here for detailsHomer SpraginsHomer Franklin SpraginsBorn: Nov. 9, 1920 in Grenada,MissDied: Dec. 10, 2002 in Greenwood,MissDebut: 1947 | Pos: PHt: 6’1″ | Wt: 190 | B:R | T: RYrsGIPWLSvSOERA145.100036.75>> Visit theHomer Spragins biography on Baseball Almanac for complete statistics.Homer Spragins who pitchedbriefly for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1947, died Dec. 10, 2002 at theage of 82.Spragins played baseballand basketball for Mississippi State (he graduated  in 1942).  He was ateammate of Boo Ferris in college and with the Birmingham Barons.Spragins had played firstbase for the college team and in the minors, but  when he was called up tothe Phillies, the team tried him out at pitcher.After baseball, he worked with Baldwin Piano and Organ Company in  Mississippi.