Mike Thurman

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Mike Thurman
Born: (1973-07-22) July 22, 1973 (age 41)
Corvallis, Oregon
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 2, 1997 for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
September 14, 2002 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win–loss record 26–36
Earned run average 5.05
Strikeouts 296

Michael Richard Thurman (born July 22, 1973, in Corvallis, Oregon) is a former professional baseball player who pitched in Major League Baseball for the Montreal Expos from 1997–2001 and for the New York Yankees in 2002. He is perhaps best known as the pitcher for Mark McGwire's 69th home run in 1998. Thurman is currently a scout for the New York Yankees, in the Pacific Northwest.

Thurman was drafted in the first round (31st overall) of the 1994 amateur draft, after playing for Oregon State University in college. Thurman is a graduate of Philomath High School, where he has made numerous contributions to the baseball program and also has served as a coach during a summer league. Thurman's records still stand at Philomath.

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