Dan Petry

Dan Petry
Pitcher
Born: November 13, 1958 (1958-11-13) (age 52)
Palo Alto, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
July 8, 1979 for the Detroit Tigers
Last MLB appearance
October 5, 1991 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win–loss record     125–104
Earned run average     3.95
Strikeouts     1,063
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Career highlights and awards

Daniel Joseph Petry (born November 13, 1958, in Palo Alto, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1979–87 and 1990–91), California Angels (1988–89), Atlanta Braves (1991) and Boston Red Sox (1991).

He helped the Tigers win the 1984 World Series and the 1987 American League Eastern Division and the Braves win the 1991 National League Pennant.

He was elected to the American League All-Star team in 1985.

He finished 9th in voting for the 1982 American League Cy Young Award for having a 15-9 record, 35 appearances, 35 games started, 8 complete games, one shutout, 246 innings pitched, 220 hits allowed, 98 runs allowed, 88 earned runs allowed, 15 home runs allowed, 100 walks allowed, 132 strikeouts, 4 hit batsmen, nine wild pitches and a 3.22 ERA.

He finished 5th in voting for the 1984 American League Cy Young Award for having a 18-8 record, 35 appearances, 35 games started, seven complete games, two shutouts, 233 ⅓ innings pitched, 231 hits allowed, 94 runs allowed, 84 earned runs allowed, 21 home runs allowed, 66 walks allowed, 144 strikeouts, three hit batsmen, seven wild pitches and a 3.24 ERA.

Petry led the American League in games started (38) in 1983.

In 13 years he had a 125-104 record, 370 appearances, 300 games started, 52 complete games, 11 shutouts, one save, 2,080 ⅓ innings pitched, 1,984 hits allowed, 1,025 runs allowed, 912 earned runs allowed, 218 home runs allowed, 852 walks allowed, 1,063 strikeouts, 47 hit batsmen, 77 wild pitches, seven balks and a 3.95 ERA.

His son Jeff, an ice hockey defenseman, was a second-round pick of the Edmonton Oilers. Jeff was named USA Hockey Junior Player of the Year for the 2006-07 season while with the Des Moines Buccaneers and played for Michigan State. He made his NHL debut for the Oilers in December, 2010.

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