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Andy Pettitte

Andy Pettitte

Position(s):
P
Born:
June 15, 1972
Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Height:
6' 5"
Weight:
225 lbs
Major League Debut:
4-29-1995 with NYA
Allstar Selections:
2001 ALCS

Intro

A tall, handsome left-hander, Andy Pettitte was an important member of the Yankee dynasty which won four World Series titles in five seasons from 1996-2000. Glaring out from under the brim of his cap, he won 21 games twice, and stared down enemy batters for 13 post-season victories. In 2008, Pettitte admitted to using steroids at one point in his career, and also implicated his close friend Roger Clemens of doing the same.

Factoid 1

Six times, Andy Pettitte won at least two games in the post-season for the Yankees (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003).

Factoid 2

In each of Andy Pettitte's first nine seasons with the New York Yankees, the team advanced to the post-season.

Strengths

Consistency and ability to rise to the occasion.

Weaknesses

His choice of friends (see Roger Clemens).

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