Carroll William Sembera
Born: July 26, 1941 in Shiner, Texas
Died: June 14, 2005 in Shiner, Texas
Debut: 1965 | Pos: P
H: 6' | W: 155 | B: R | T: R
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Carroll Sembera, who pitched in 99 games in the major leagues, died on June 14, 2005 in Shiner, Texas. He was 64.
He pitched 139.2 innings over the course of five seasons in the major leagues. He recorded a 3-11 record with six saves and 94 strikeouts.
He made his debut with Houston in 1965 at the age of 23. He pitched for Houston in 1966 and 1967. In 1967, he recorded a career high of 59.2 innings pitched in 45 games.
In 1968, he was selected by Montreal and he pitched for the Expos in 1969 and 1970.
Following his career as a player, Sembera continued to work in baseball. Most recently, he had worked for the Mariners for 11 seasons after working with the Major League Scouting Bureau.
While working for the Mariners in 1998, Sembera is reported to have pushed for Seattle to get Houston to include Freddy Garcia in the deal that sent Randy Johnson to the Astros.
He attended Trinity University.
Source: Mariners release