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Ken Forsch
Born: September 8, 1946 (1946-09-08) (age 63)
Sacramento, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
September 7, 1970 for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
May 23, 1986 for the California Angels
Career statistics
Win-Loss record     114-113
Earned run average     3.37
Strikeouts     1,047
Career highlights and awards

Kenneth Roth (Ken) Forsch (born September 8, 1946 in Sacramento, California) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball with a 16-year career from 1970 to 1986. Forsch graduated from Hiram Johnson High School and played in college ball at Oregon State University through the 1967-1968 seasons. While at Oregon State University, he was an active member in Beta Theta Pi fraternity.Currently, he is the assistant general manager for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Forsch was selected by the Houston Astros in the 18th round (399th overall) of the 1968 MLB amateur draft. He played for the Astros from 1970-80 and was then traded to the California Angels, where he played from 1981-84 and 1986. He was selected to the All-Star Game in 1976 and 1981.

In a 16-season career, Forsch posted a 114-113 record with 1047 strikeouts and a 3.37 ERA in 2,127-1/3 innings pitched.

On April 7, 1979 Forsch pitched a no hitter and shut out the Atlanta Braves, 6–0. His brother Bob Forsch, who also pitched for the Astros, hurled two no-hitters while with St. Louis, making them the only set of brothers to pitch no-hit no-run games in MLB history.

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