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Dennis Leroy Springer (born February 12, 1965) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who was known for his use of the knuckleball. He played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Anaheim Angels, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Florida Marlins, New York Mets, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
As a member of the Dodgers, Springer surrendered Barry Bonds' Major League record-setting 73rd home run on October 7, 2001. The homer came off a 3-2 pitch clocked at 43 miles per hour (a knuckleball) in the bottom of the first inning of Los Angeles' 2-1 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
In an 8-season career, he had a 24-48 record, with a 5.18 ERA in 655 and 1/3 innings pitched. He had four career shutouts, including two with the Marlins in 1999.
Personal life: Springer is currently a fire apparatus engineer with the Hanford City Fire Dept in Hanford, CA, and also a baseball coach at Sierra Pacific High School in Hanford, CA.
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