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Andy Pettitte

Biography

Legendary MLB pitcher and 5-period World Series champion who was simply named MVP from the 2001 ALCS with the brand new York Yankees. He documented 256 wins during the period of his 18-yr career. He performed middle for his Deer Recreation area High School soccer team. He accepted to using HGH during his profession, which place a stain on his figures and resulted in controversy over if he belongs in the Football Hall of Popularity. He married senior high school sweetheart Laura Pettitte as well as the few had 5 kids collectively. He became close friends with previous teammate Roger Clemens but needed to testify against him in the event that accused Roger of laying to Congress about steroid make use of.

Quick Facts


Full Name Andy Pettitte
Salary 12 million USD
Date Of Birth June 15, 1972
Place Of Birth Baton Rouge, LA
Height 1.96 m
Weight 102 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education Deer Park High School, San Jacinto College
Nationality American
Spouse Laura Pettitte
Children Lexy Grace Pettitte, Luke Jackson Pettitte, Joshua Blake Pettitte, Jared Pettitte
Parents Tommy Pettitte, JoAnn Pettitte
Siblings Robin Pettitte
Awards Warren Spahn Award
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1The Yankees announced that they will be retiring his number 46 on August 23, 2015.
2Pitched his final career game against the Houston Astros with a complete game on September 28, 2013. The Yankees won that game 2-1.
3Returned from retirement to play for the New York Yankees in the 2012 season.
4(11 December) Signs a 3-year, $31.5 million free agent deal with the Houston Astros. He will earn $5.5 million in 2004, $8.5 million in 2005 and $17.5 million in 2006, with $7.5 million defered until 2008. [December 2003]
5(December 3) Pettitte's agent announces that Pettitte has decided to play for the New York Yankees in 2008.
6Announced his retirement [February 4, 2011].
7Friend and former teammate of Roger Clemens.
8During game five of the 1996 World Series, in the bottom of the 6th inning, John Smoltz was on second base for the tying run. A batter made an attempting sacrifice bunt, Andy Pettitte grabbed the ball with his bare hands and threw John Smoltz out at third base to make it one out. After that, Pettitte made a double play. That was an important play to help the Yankees win 1-0. The Yankees won the World Series in game 6.
9Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1995 Rookie All-Star Team.
10Made major league debut on 29 April 1995.
11Pitcher with the New York Yankees (1995-2004, 2007) and the Houston Astros (2004-2006).
12Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 22nd round of the June 1990 free agent draft; signed 25 May 1991.
13Children: Luke Jackson (19 June 2005), Joshua Blake (3 November 1994), Jared (28 May 1998), Lexy Grace (10 January 2001).
14The only MLB pitcher since 1930 to win at least 12 games in each of his first nine seasons.
15Was almost traded during the 1999 season. He ended up helping the Yankees to the World Series that year.
16Has the most consistent pickoff move in the MLB.


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Former Baseball Pitcher / Himself - Retired New York Yankees Pitcher
Sunday Night Baseball2002-2010TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher / Himself - Houston Astros Pitcher
Late Show with David Letterman2009-2010TV SeriesHimself - At Spring Training / Himself / Himself - NY Yankee on Spring Training
New York Yankees Victory Parade2009TV MovieHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2005-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Let's Talk with Gary Gellman2005TV SeriesHimself
2003 American League Championship Series2003TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
Candid Camera2003TV SeriesHimself
2001 World Series2001TV MovieHimself (New York Yankees Pitcher)
2001 American League Championship Series2001TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
2001 MLB All-Star Game2001TV SpecialHimself
2000 Official World Series2000Video documentaryHimself (New York Yankees Pitcher)
2000 American League Championship Series2000TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1999 American League Championship Series1999TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1996 American League Championship Series1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1996 MLB All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2008TV SeriesHimself
Pardon the Interruption2008TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
Nine Innings from Ground Zero2004TV Movie documentaryHimself

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#Trademark
1His consistent pickoff move


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