Steve Avery

Professional Baseball Player + Pitcher
Born Apr 14, 1970

Steven Thomas Avery is an American former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who was a young star with the Atlanta Braves in the early 1990s.

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1970 Birth Born on April 14, 1970.


1990 20 Years Old Avery was born in Trenton, Michigan. After graduating from John F. Kennedy High School in Taylor, Michigan, he was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in June. He made his first career start on June 13, 1990 against the Cincinnati Reds at Riverfront Stadium and was clobbered, giving up eight runs in 2.1 innings. … Read More
…  His performance earned him MVP honors for the 1991 NLCS.
1992 22 Years Old 1 More Event
However, his playoff success continued when he took the mound against the Pirates in the 1992 NLCS. … Read More
In, Avery had the best season of his career. He was selected to the All-Star team and had a record of 16–4 entering the September 12, 1993 game against the San Diego Padres. … Read More
1995 25 Years Old 1 More Event
After struggling throughout, Avery started Game 4 of the 1995 NLCS with the Braves up three games to none over the Reds. … Read More
1996 26 Years Old His only appearance in the 1996 World Series was in the top of the 10th inning of Game 4, a game that saw the Braves blow a 6–0 lead to the New York Yankees en route to an 8–6 loss in the game that turned not only the series, but the decade of the 1990s in baseball dominance. … Read More
1997 27 Years Old With his career in a sudden and premature decline, Avery was granted free agency and signed with the Boston Red Sox on January 22, 1997. … Read More


2003 33 Years Old He made 19 relief appearances, including the final appearance of his career on July 20, 2003, at U.S. Cellular Field against the Chicago White Sox. … Read More


2011 41 Years Old On Sept. 30, 2011 Avery apparently won a car at a homecoming football game for Allen Park Cabrini High School, where his children attend. … Read More
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