Chris Pettit

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Chris Pettit
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Pettit (left) with the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2007
Born: (1984-08-15) August 15, 1984 (age 34)
Pasadena, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 11, 2009, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Last MLB appearance
April 8, 2011, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
MLB statistics
Batting average.286
Home runs0
Runs batted in0

Christopher Michael Pettit (born August 15, 1984) is an American former professional baseball outfielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2009 and 2011.


Pettit was born in Pasadena, California. He attended San Dimas High School, where he graduated from in 2002, after being named both 2002 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year and Best Body (male).[1]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

He attended Loyola Marymount University,[1] and was selected by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 19th round (582nd overall) of the 2006 Major League Baseball Draft.[2]

In September 2009, he was called up to the Los Angeles Angels and made his major league debut. In his first major league at bat, Pettit singled in the seventh inning, and later scored on a Howie Kendrick double.[3] He appeared in 10 games for the Angels in 2009, and had 2 hits in 7 at-bats.

Pettit missed the entire 2010 season following shoulder surgery. In 2011, he appeared in only 1 game in the majors, appearing as a pinch runner on April 8 against the Toronto Blue Jays. He spent the rest of the season split between the Salt Lake Bees and the Arkansas Travelers, where he hit a combined .182 in 124 games. On January 20, 2012, he was released.

Los Angeles Dodgers[edit]

On January 31, he signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was released on March 29. He later signed with the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic league of professional baseball, before signing a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners on April 20. He was released again and on July 26, he signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies.

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

On January 30, 2013, he signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles.[4]

Tigres de Quintana Roo[edit]

On April 23, 2013 he signed a contract with the Tigres de Quintana Roo playing in the Mexican Baseball League.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Player Bio: Chris Pettit :: Baseball". CBS Sports. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 21, 2010.
  2. ^ "Christopher Michael Pettit". Baseball-Reference.Com. Retrieved November 26, 2012.
  3. ^ Spencer, Lyle (September 30, 2009). "Angels wrap up AL playoff picture". MLB. MLB Advance Media. Retrieved January 21, 2010.
  4. ^ Dan Connolly [@danconnolly2016] (30 January 2013). "Accdg to his agent, OF Chris Pettit has signed a minor league deal with the #Orioles Pettit, 28, has 7 MLB PAs, all w #Angels in 2009" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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