Trout pitched for 12 seasons in the big leagues, going 88-92 with a 4.18 ERA. He broke in with the Chicago White Sox in 1978 and won 11 games the following year. He joined the Chicago Cubs in 1983 and posted 10 wins that season and 13 more in 1984. That season would be the best of his career as he went 13-7 with a 3.41 ERA in 31 starts. Trout left Chicago for the New York Yankees in 1987, then pitched for the Seattle Mariners in 1988 and 1989 before retiring.
Trout is the son of former major league pitcher Paul “Dizzy” Trout.
He has authored a few books on baseball. His latest, a children’s book called Loosey-Goosey Baseball, is available at his website stevetrout.com.
Steve Trout – career stats