Garrett Stephenson

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Garrett Stephenson
Pitcher
Born: (1972-01-02) January 2, 1972 (age 42)
Takoma Park, Maryland
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 25, 1996 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
September 17, 2003 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Win–Loss record 39–39
Earned run average 4.55
Strikeouts 408
Teams

Garrett Charles Stephenson (born January 2, 1972 in Takoma Park, Maryland), is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He played eight seasons in the majors, from 1996-2003. He is known for his role in the book "3 Nights In August", as the pitcher, and loser for the Cardinals in game one.

Stephenson suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in Game 3 of the 2000 National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves. The injury led to him having Tommy John surgery and missing the entire 2001 season.[1]

After retirement[edit]

Garrett Stephenson is now retired to Urbana, Maryland, where he coaches a baseball team. He and his wife Stephanie have three sons, Riley, Teagan, and Britten. Riley Stephenson is currently playing baseball at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Southeast Missourian. February 26, 2003.