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Who is Gary Pettis?
Gary George Pettis is a former professional American baseball center fielder in MLB (Major League Baseball) and current third base coach for the Houston Astros. During his playing career, he won five Gold Glove Awards and finished in the top ten in stolen bases in the American League seven times.
How Old Is Gary Pettis?
He is 64 years old as of October 2022, having been born on April 3, 1958, in Oakland, California, U.S. Gary shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Emily Dobson, Brennen Taylor, Christopher Romero, Paris Jackson, Kristopher London, and many more.
Gary Pettis Family
Who are Gary Pettis’s parents?
Information regarding his parents’ names and whereabouts is not mentioned on the internet. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Does Gary Pettis have Siblings?
He has a brother by the name of Lynn Pettis.
Gary Pettis’s Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Gary Pettis Marital Status
He is married to the love of his Peggy Pettis.
Gary Pettis Kids
He and his wife Peggy have four kids. Two sons by the name Dante Pettis (born on October 23, 1995, an American football wide receiver), and Kyler Pettis (born on October 16, 1992, an American actor). And two daughters by the name of Shaye Pettis and Paige Pettis.
Gary Pettis Career
He was drafted by the California Angels in the 6th round of the 1979 draft. And went on to play minor league baseball for the Salinas Spurs of the class “A” California League in 1980, then the Holyoke Millers of the double “A” Eastern League in 1981. The next year, he was promoted to the California Angels where he played the first six seasons of his career.
After the 1987 season, he went on to play two seasons with the Detroit Tigers, from 1988 through the following season of 1989. After playing two years with Detroit, he went on to join the Texas Rangers for two seasons, 1990-91. In 1992, he finished his career in the major leagues. The 1992 season saw him play for two teams. After leaving the Texas Rangers, he joined the San Diego Padres for the 1992 season but ended that season back in Detroit with the Tigers. During his career, he consistently hit low averages and was known for striking out often. But he performed extremely well on defense and earned five Golden Glove Awards.
Also, he was notably known for making many spectacular leaping or diving catches depriving hitters of home runs or base hits and was known in baseball circles as “The man who made the center field look easy”. In addition, he was a prolific base runner and had five seasons where he stole over 40 bases. For nearly 20 years, he held the Angels’ club record for stolen bases until it was broken by Chone Figgins on July 15, 2007. He was tagged as “Pa Man” by a local radio station listener call-in contest in 1986, referring to his unusual speed in the outfield and ability to chase down opponents.
Gary Pettis Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 1inches (1.85m) and a weight of 75kg (165lbs).
Gary Pettis’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.