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Ron Guidry


NY Yankees pitcher who played for 14 years; after retiring, the Yankees retired his # 49 shirt. He earned two Globe Series titles using the Yankees at the start of his profession. In 1978, he earned the AL Cy Little Prize after heading 25–3. He previously 3 kids, Jamie, Brandon and Danielle, along with his wife Bonnie Rutledge. He earned the 1977 Globe Series using the Yankees beneath the management from the fiery Billy Martin.

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Full Name Ron Guidry
Date Of Birth August 28, 1950
Place Of Birth Lafayette, LA
Height 1.8 m
Profession Baseball Player
Education University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Nationality American
Spouse Bonnie Rutledge
Children Jamie Guidry, Danielle Guidry, Brandon Guidry
Siblings Travis Guidry
Awards American League Cy Young Award, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year
Star Sign Virgo

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1Pitching Coach for the New York Yankees. [November 2005]
2Spring training pitching instructor for the Yankees.
3He, New England Patriots Super Bowl winning running back Kevin Faulk, and movie choreographer Marc Breaux are all from Carencro, Louisiana.
4Made major league debut on 27 July 1975.
5Finished 2nd in voting for 1978 American League MVP.
61978 American League Cy Young Award winner.
7Named to 4 American League All Star Teams (1978-1979 and 1982-1982).
8Member of 1976 and 1981 American League Champion New York Yankees teams. Member of 1977 and 1978 World Series Champion New York Yankees teams. Member of 1980 American League Eastern Division Champion New York Yankees team.
9Struck out 18 California Angels in a game on June 17, 1978.
10Was offered by the Yankees in a trade with the Blue Jays for Bill Singer prior to the 1977 season. Since Singer appeared on the cover of a Blue Jays magazine published by the Toronto Star, general manager Peter Bavasi rejected the deal. Guidry, 0-1 lifetime in the majors prior to the trade, became a superstar with the Yankees. Singer, meanwhile, won only two more games before arm injuries halted his career.
11Won 25 games and the Cy Young Award in 1978.
12Is of Cajun ancestry.
13Baseball pitcher for the American League's New York Yankees, 1975-1988.



The Game 3652006TV Series



Charlie Rose2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Night Baseball2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitching Coach
100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
New York Yankees (The Movie)1987DocumentaryHimself
1981 World Series1981TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1980 American League Championship Series1980TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1979 MLB All-Star Game1979TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1978 American League Championship Series1978TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1978 MLB All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself - AL Pitcher
1977 World Series1977TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1977 American League Championship Series1977TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pitcher
1976 American League Championship Series1976TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Pinch Runner

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Yankeeography2009TV SeriesHimself
Prime 92009TV SeriesHimself
Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History2001Video documentaryHimself

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