July 22, 1963 |
|April 12, 1988, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 15, 1990, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Earned run average||3.56|
Gary played 2 years of division 1 NCAA baseball for the Grambling State Tigers where he had a 75% win percentage, winning 18 of his 24 games. He gave up 0 home runs and struck out 157 batters in his 172.2 innings with the Tigers. 
Minor and Major League Career
Gary Eave was drafted in the 12th round of the 1985 MLB draft to the Atlanta Braves . After being drafted, he was placed on the Braves rookie team, the Gulf Coast Braves, where he played 3 games before being moved up to the Sumter Braves, a A team in 1986. In 1988, Eave played his first MLB season with the Braves. His first game was against the Houston Astros, who had Nolan Ryan on the mound. Eave would only pitch 2 innings of this game and the team would go on to lose 3-8. Gary pitched a total of 5 games and only 5 innings in his first MLB season. In 1990, Eave was traded to the Seattle Mariners.
After being traded to the Mariners, Eave spent some time playing for the Calgary Cannons, a AAA team owned by the Mariners. During his time with the Cannons, he had a 3-3 win-loss record and a 7.82 ERA. Gary wore number 37 in his only season with the Seattle Mariners. During this time, he had a 0-3 win-loss record and an ERA of 4.20. Eave then bounced around between AA and AAA teams before being cut from the team before the 1992 season.
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