Spencer Ketcham Turnbull is a professional baseball pitcher from America who pitches for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. Spencer was born on September 18, 1992, in Demopolis, Alabama in the United States.
He is known to have made his first Major League Baseball appearance in the year 2018. He is known for a record throw of a no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners. He is the son of Jim and Missy Turnbull.
He began his career in high school. He is a product of Madison Central High School in Madison Mississippi. At the college level, he attended the University of Alabama. At Alabama played baseball for the Alabama Crimson Tide. In the year 2013, he became Alabama’s top starting pitcher.
He was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the second round of the 63rd overall selection of the 2014 MLB draft. When he was with the Tigers, he received a $900,600 signing bonus. He began with the GCL Tigers and got promoted to Connecticut Tigers where he completed the season with a 4.45 ERA.
The Tigers added Turnbull to their 40-man roster in the year 2017 season and as well got promoted to the major leagues on September 11, 2018. His first major league appearance was on September 14.
How Old Is Spencer Turnbull?
Spencer Turnbull happens to be 29 years old since September 1992. He will be 30 years this year September 2022.