Andy Pettitte Speaker Profile
Andy Pettitte Biography
Andy Pettitte was born June 15, 1972 and is a startingpitcher who has played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), primarily forthe New York Yankees. He has won five World Series championships with theYankees and is a three-time All-Star. He ranks as MLB's all-time postseasonwins leader with 19.
Pettitte was drafted by the Yankees organization in 1990,and he signed with them a year later. After debuting in the major leagues in1995, Pettitte finished third in voting for the American League (AL) Rookie ofthe Year Award. In 1996, he led the AL with 21 wins and was runner-up for theAL Cy Young Award, and two years later, he was named the Yankees' Opening Daystarter. Pettitte established himself as one of the Core Fourplayers who contributed to the Yankees' late-1990s dynasty that produced four championships.Pettitte won the 2001 AL Championship Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) Awardin helping his team win the pennant. After spending nine seasons with theYankeesa stint in which he won at least 12 games each seasonPettitte signedwith the Houston Astros in 2004. He rejoined the Yankees in 2007 and later thatseason admitted to using human growth hormone earlier in his career. After fourmore seasons and an additional World Series title, he retired after the 2010season. Pettitte returned to baseball in 2012.
Pettitte's pitching repertoire includes a four-seam and cutfastball and several off-speed pitches such as a slider, curveball, andchangeup. As a left-handed pitcher, he has an exceptional pickoff move to firstbase, which has allowed him to record 99 career pickoffs. Among Yankeespitchers, Pettitte ranks second in strikeouts (1,823) and games started (396),and third in wins (203). Through 2009, he was ninth among active major leagueplayers in win-loss percentage (.629), fourth in wins (229), and seventh instrikeouts (2,150). He won the most games of any pitcher in the 2000s.
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Posted on 17 January 2016 | 5:38 pm
Former Yankee great Andy Pettitte has been named the keynote speaker for Concordia University Texas’ 2014 “Dining with the Stars” event, scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 26, at the United Heritage Center at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas. “Dining with the Stars” is an annual event that showcases the Concordia Texas baseball Read More
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