Dick Sharon

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Dick Sharon
Born: (1950-04-15) April 15, 1950 (age 69)
San Mateo, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 13, 1973, for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1975, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Batting average .218
Home runs 13
Runs batted in 46

Richard Louis Sharon (born April 15, 1950 in San Mateo, California) was a professional Major League Baseball player.

Sharon graduated Kennedy Middle School and Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California.

Baseball career

Sharon was a first round, 9th pick draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1968.

He first broke into the major leagues at age 23 with the Detroit Tigers on May 13, 1973. He was voted the team's Rookie of the Year. In 1974 he earned a peak salary of $19,000 with the Tigers. In 1975 he joined the San Diego Padres, playing his last professional game on September 28, 1975.