Jose Alvarez (baseball, born 1956)

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For the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher, see Jose Alvarez (baseball, born 1989).
Jose Alvarez
Pitcher
Born: (1956-04-12) April 12, 1956 (age 58)
Tampa, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
October 1, 1981 for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
June 24, 1989 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Win–loss record 8–9
Earned run average 2.99
Strikeouts 134
Teams

Jose Lino Alvarez (born April 12, 1956) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He played four seasons at the major league level, pitching for the Atlanta Braves. He played for the Braves in 1981 and 1982, then spent five seasons in the minor leagues before returning to the Braves in 1988 and 1989.

Alvarez played his first professional season with the Braves Rookie league Kingsport Braves in 1978, and his last with their Triple-A club, the Richmond Braves, in 1995. He currently resides in Greenville, South Carolina. He has coached youth baseball and high school baseball in Greenville.

Alvarez routinely speaks at FamilyLife marriage conferences around the country called "Weekend To Remember" with his wife Michelle.[1] He is the father of three grown children, a married daughter and two sons.

References[edit]

  1. ^ FamilyLife speaker biographies