Charlie Hough is a retired professional baseball player who pitched in the Major League Baseball. While pitching in the MLB, Hough used the knuckleball method of pitching. Presently, Hough is in the coaching staff of the Inland Empire 66ers and the minor league system of the Los Angeles Dodgers as a pitching coach. Hough was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and is a right-handed player.
After graduating from Hialeah High School, Hough entered the 1966 MLB draft and was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He went to pitch in the minors and played for the Ogden Dodgers, the Santa Barbara Dodgers and the Albuquerque Dodgers before being able to play for the Dodgers in the MLB.
In 1970, Hough was able to play for the Dodgers in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The only thing is that it wasn’t until the 1973 season when Hough was able to earn a full time job with the Dodgers. In 1980, Hough was traded to the Texas Rangers and became a starting pitcher with the team. He stayed for an entire decade with the team and then played for the Chicago White Sox in 1991 and then the Florida Marlins in 1993. Hough was 46 when he retired.
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