Gerald Alphonse Witasick
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: August 28, 1972 in Baltimore, MD
High School: Wright HS (Bel Air
Schools: Eastern Florida State College (Cocoa
, FL), University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2nd round of the 1993 amateur draft.
Signed June 17, 1993.
Debut: July 7, 1996 (Age 23.314, 14,521st in MLB history)
vs. CAL 1.1 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1998 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Padres/Athletics/Royals/Giants/Yankees/... 1996-2007
Agents: Jeff Borris [*]
Last Game: September 26, 2007 (Age 35.029)
About biographical information
News -- May 2015
- 5/11 Daily Autograph: Jay Witasick: I met him at a Minor League game at Jack Russell Memorial Stadium in Clearwater, Florida in 1995, when the St. Petersburg Cardinals...
News -- March 2015
- 3/22 Cleveland Sweet Spotting: New Arrival: Ray Durham, if,: Ray Durham will always be an Oakland Athletic to me, though he only spent one season is the organization. In 2002 the A’s...
News -- July 2014
- 7/24 Around the Foghorn: Not 1st time San Francisco Giants get 2 straight wins in 9th: The San Francisco Giants have won two games in a row by scoring in the ninth inning to take the lead and hanging in there to defeat...
News -- April 2013
- 4/1 Swingin' A's: Opening Day: Time to Beat the Streak: Here in Oakland, we wrote the book on streaks. Well, we’re in the books at the very least. Even the most casual of A’s...
News -- February 2013
- 2/15 Bush League Chronicle: 10 of the most bizarre spring training injuries of all-time: If this past week is any indication at all, baseball players suffer some of the most bizarre injuries imaginable. The 2013 version...
News -- December 2012
- 12/6 Friars on Base: Andrew Cashner Becomes The Hunted: With the events that transpired today, it is apparent that Padres pitcher Andrew Cashner is aware of the time-honored tradition...
News -- September 2012
- 9/25 High Heat Stats: Cannon Fodder: The Casualties of WAR (Volume 1): In another thread, longtime reader Topper wondered aloud: “Who is the all-time SABR whipping boy?” In our first installment...
News -- April 2011
- 4/15 B-R Blog: SP Getting Off To A Bad Start: Since 1919, how many starting pitchers have had 3+ games within his team's first 15 games of the season where he pitched 5 innings...
News -- October 2010
- 10/18 B-R Blog: 7+ ER & 4 IP Or Less In A Post-Season Game: In Game 2 of the 2010 ALCS, the Yankees Phil Hughes allowed 7 earned runs while only throwing 4 innings. How often does that happen?...
News -- May 2010
- 5/13 B-R Blog: Consecutive Starts of At Most 5 Innings to Start the Season: Bud Norris makes his seventh start of the season for the Astros this afternoon. In doing so, Norris will attempt to pitch more...