Jeff Ballard

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Jeffrey Scott Ballard

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jeff Ballard set career records at Stanford University in wins, strikeouts and innings pitched. Entering the 2009 season, he still held the records for wins and innings, but had been passed by six pitchers in strikeouts, including Jack McDowell. He helped the United States win a Silver Medal in the 1983 Intercontinental Cup and a Bronze Medal in the 1983 Pan American Games. In the 1984 Amateur World Series, he helped the US win Bronze by allowing no runs and two hits in 5 1/3 innings. He was signed as a 4th round pick in the 1985 amateur draft by the Baltimore Orioles and scout George Lauzerique. Ballard was 18-8 for the Orioles in 1989, the peak of his major league career.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 Wins Seasons: 1 (1989)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 1 (1989)

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