Witt, Bobby

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Name
Witt, Bobby Gender: M
Robert Andrew Witt
born on 11 May 1964 at 02:30 (= 02:30 AM )
Place Arlington (Arlington County), Virginia, 38n53, 77w07
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 20°35' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 12°03 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 26°54'



Biography

American pro baseball pitcher, selected right out of high school by the Cincinnati Reds organization in the seventh round of free-agent draft pick 6/07/1982. Witt didn't sign with the Reds and enrolled in Oklahoma State, being honored with the Right-handed Pitcher Award on the college All-American team in 1985. He was then selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round free-agent draft pick 6/03/1985. Placed on the disabled list, he did his rehabilitation in the AAA League playing for Oklahoma City. Witt has signed with the Oakland Athletics, the Florida Marlins, back to the Rangers 12/24/1995 and was granted free agency 10/27/1997.

Statistically, he has led the A.L. in wild pitches in 1986 and '88, but on a positive note has pitched a 4-0 one-hit, complete-game victory over Kansas City, 6/23/1994 and he was a member of the U.S. Olympic baseball team in 1984. Witt has played in the American League for 12 years and the National League for one year as of 1998, pitched for three innings in the Division Series game in 1996 and one inning in the Championship Series game in 1992. At 6'2", 205 lbs., he throws right and bats right.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Contracts, agreements 7 June 1982 (Declined contract with the Cincinnati Reds)
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  • Work : Prize 1985 (Righthanded Pitcher Award, All-American team)
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 3 June 1985 (Signed with the Texas Rangers)
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  • Work : Lose social status 1986 (Record of wild pitches)
  • Work : Lose social status 1988 (Record of wild pitches)
  • Work : Gain social status 23 June 1994 (Pitched a 4-0 one-hit, complete-game victory over Kansas City)
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  • Work : Contracts, agreements 24 December 1995 (Signed back with the Texas Rangers)
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  • Work : Fired/Laid off/Quit 27 October 1997 (Granted free-agency)
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Source Notes

Sat Siri Khalsa quotes Robert Feldman, correspondence from Witt

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Handedness (Right)
  • Traits : Body : Size (6'2", 205 lbs.)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Job-Related Injury (Disabled list)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (13+ years)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Baseball team)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Pro, pitcher)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (All-American team)

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