Gene Harris (baseball)

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Gene Harris
Relief pitcher
Born: (1964-12-05) December 5, 1964 (age 53)
Sebring, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 5, 1989, for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
June 24, 1995, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 12–18
Earned run average 4.71
Strikeouts 170

Tyrone Eugene "Gene" Harris (born December 5, 1964) is a former Major League Baseball player who pitched in the major leagues from 1989-1995.

Early life[edit]

Harris was a 1982 graduate of Okeechobee High School. He later attended Tulane University where he played football as well as baseball.[1]


During the 1994 season, an injured and ineffective Harris lost his closer role with the San Diego Padres to Trevor Hoffman in mid-April.[2]


  1. ^ 1990 Topps baseball card. # 738
  2. ^ Olney, Buster (April 14, 1994). "Harris 'cool' with Riggleman; Hoffman takes over as closer". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Archived from the original on February 16, 2011. 

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