Andy Pettitte Is A Hall Of Fame Pitcher

Posted: 26th October 2009 by Colin Linneweber in MLB
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Lefthander Andy Pettitte and the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5-2 Sunday night in the Bronx to capture their 40th American League Pennant. á Pettitte, 37, a two-time All-Star selection who has accumulated the most victories of any MLB pitcher since 1995, allowed only seven hits and one earned run in 6 1/3 innings. á ôHe did what he has done his whole career,ö said Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter of the 2001 ALCS MVP. á The native of Texas is set to make his eighth appearance in the World Series when the Yankees host the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday evening. á Many onlookers have long considered Pettitte to be a serviceable pitcher who is not among baseballÆs elite hurlers. á Those skeptics are simply incorrect. á Andy Pettitte, who has a career r ...

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