October 22, 1970 |
|September 2, 1997, for the Anaheim Angels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 27, 1997, for the Anaheim Angels|
|Earned run average||0.93|
Anthony Francisco Chavez (born October 22, 1970) is a retired professional baseball player who played 13 professional baseball seasons. In 1992, he made the 2nd Team All Big West Conference out of San Jose State University and a 50th round selection by the California Angels of Anaheim in the 1992 June Draft. He made his major league debut on September 2, 1997 against the Colorado Rockies where he recorded 28 days of major league service. After the Angels he continued his professional career playing one season for the Oakland A's "AAA" World Series Champions Vancouver Canadiens in 1999. He also played two season for the Arizona Diamondbacks "AAA" club the Tucson Sidewinders from 2001 to 2002. He then finished off the rest of his pro career playing in the Atlantic Independent League for the Atlantic City Surf from 2002 to 2005. Anaheim Angels of Major League Baseball.
After Big Leagues
Chavez received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Coaching from the United States Sports Academy and teaching certification from Pima Community College. Chavez is now Head Varsity Baseball Coach for Desert View High School, Tucson, Arizona and former head varsity baseball coachMountain View High School 2008–2011 and Rincon/University High 2013 in Tucson, Arizona. "Baseball has given me many opportunities in life and has taught me many life lessons... With a lot of hard work and dedication dreams do come true...I love this game with all my heart."
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
Life And Legacy
Chavez resides in Arizona with wife Stephanie and three children Lute Anthony, Mackenzie Martha and Ava Angelique.
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