Brad Clontz

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Brad Clontz
Born: (1971-04-25) April 25, 1971 (age 47)
Stuart, Virginia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 26, 1995, for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
April 30, 2000, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 22–8
Earned run average 4.34
Strikeouts 210
Career highlights and awards
  • Led NL in games pitched in 1996 with 81
  • World Series Champion (1995)

John Braddock Clontz (born April 25, 1971) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball from 19952000.

Clontz was born in Stuart, Virginia. An alumnus of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, he made his major league debut on April 26, 1995. During his career, he pitched for the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, and Pittsburgh Pirates. Every year he visits his former high school, Patrick County High School, in Stuart, Virginia, to donate cleats, baseballs, and jerseys for their baseball team.

Clontz was a member of the 1995 Atlanta Braves World Series Championship team. He was known for his distinctive sidearm/submarine windup and delivery. He last played for the Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins, the Albuquerque Isotopes, in 2006.

Clontz currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where he owns a juice distribution franchise.

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