Alan Albury

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Alan P. Albury

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

Biographical Information[edit]

Alan Albury was a top Australian pitcher of the 1970s. His son Jimmy Albury has pitched in both the US and Australia.

Albury pitched for Queensland in the Claxton Shield from 1973-1983 with the exceptions of 1975 and 1980. In 1976, he won the Helms Award as MVP of the Claxton Shield. He appeared for the Australian national team in the 1973 Asian Championship, 1975 Asian Championship, 1978 Amateur World Series (1-1, 2.38, leading Australia in ERA and tying for their win lead; his loss was a close 3-1 decision against powerhouse Cuba), 1980 Amateur World Series (named the best Australian pitcher), 1981 Intercontinental Cup and 1982 Amateur World Series. He was pitching coach for the Brisbane Bandits from 1990-1995, appearing in a game in 1990 (2 R in 2/3 IP). He threw a slider and fastball. In 2006, he was inducted into the Baseball Australia Hall of Fame as part of their second class.