Kelly Downs

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Kelly Downs
Born: (1960-10-25) October 25, 1960 (age 57)
Ogden, Utah
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 29, 1986, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1993, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 57–53
Earned run average 3.86
Strikeouts 598

Kelly Robert Downs (born October 25, 1960) is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues for the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics from 1986 to 1993. He wore uniform number 37 for his seven years with the Giants, and number 31 for his two seasons with the Athletics.

Downs won a career high 13 games in 1988 for the Giants and appeared in the 1989 World Series versus the Oakland Athletics. He was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine on October 30, 1989[1] carrying his nephew[2] in his arms after the Loma Prieta earthquake disrupted Game 3.

He graduated from Viewmont High School in 1979.[3]


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