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Frequently Asked Questions

When was Doc Sykes born?

Doc Sykes was born on April 10, 1892.

Where was Doc Sykes born?

Doc Sykes was born in Decatur, AL.

How tall was Doc Sykes?

Doc Sykes was 6-2 (188 cm) tall.

How much did Doc Sykes weigh when playing?

Doc Sykes weighed 185 lbs (83 kg) when playing.

How many seasons did Doc Sykes play?

Doc Sykes played 2 seasons.

Is Doc Sykes in the Hall of Fame?

Doc Sykes has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.

What position did Doc Sykes play?

Doc Sykes was a Pitcher.

How many strikeouts did Doc Sykes have?

Doc Sykes had 62 strikeouts over his career.

How many teams has Doc Sykes played for?

Doc Sykes played for 1 team, the Baltimore Black Sox.

When did Doc Sykes retire?

Doc Sykes last played in 1924.

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