April 27, 1974 |
Long Beach, California
|June 28, 1998, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 24, 1998, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Earned run average||1.93|
As a coach
Connelly was born in Long Beach, California and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School. Upon graduation Connelly was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates but chose instead to attend the University of Oklahoma where he helped contribute to the 1994 National Championship team.
Steve Connelly was drafted in the 24th round by the Oakland Athletics in the 1995 amateur draft, Connelly spent 4 years within the Oakland organization. Placed on waverers after the 1998 season, Connelly spent the next 5 seasons within the San Francisco Giants' organization before ending a 9-year professional career.
In 2014 Steve Connelly began his MLB coaching career with the Vermont Lake Monsters. In 2015, he coached the Beloit Snappers. In 2016 Connelly was named as the pitching coach for the Stockton Ports.
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