Proly pitched for parts of seven seasons in the big leagues, going 22-29 with 22 saves. He first came up with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1976, pitching in 14 games and getting his first major-league win. He spent the next year in the minors, but was back up in 1978 with the Chicago White Sox. Proly went 5-2 that season with a 2.74 ERA in 14 games. He saw his workload increase for the White Sox in each of the subsequent seasons. He saved nine games in 1979 and pitched in 62 games in 1980, winning five and saving eight. Chicago traded Proly to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1981 and he joined the Chicago Cubs in 1982. He pitched in 60 games for the Cubs in 1983 but was released the following year, ending his big league run. He spent one more year pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays’ AAA team before retiring.
Mike Proly – career stats