Pat Jarvis

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Robert Patrick Jarvis

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Biographical Information[edit]

Pat Jarvis is an answer to two trivia questions. Playing for the Atlanta Braves in 1966, he was the first strikeout victim of Nolan Ryan. Four years later, he surrendered Ernie Banks' 500th home run.

After retiring from baseball, Jarvis served several terms as sheriff of De Kalb County, in suburban Atlanta, GA. He was ultimately convicted of corruption charges associated with the management of the De Kalb County jail. he was sentenced to 15 months in prison. He later ran a farm in Rutledge, GA, growing vegetables and flowers.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 15 Wins Seasons: 3 (1967, 1968 & 1970)
  • 200 Innings Pitched Seasons: 3 (1968-1970)

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