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Encyclopedia > Jon Garland
Jon Garland

Chicago White Sox — No. 20
Starting Pitcher
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Major League Baseball debut
July 4, 2000 for the Chicago White Sox
Selected MLB statistics
(through September 30, 2006)
Wins     82
Earned run average     4.44
Strikeouts     663

Jon Steven Garland (born September 27, 1979 in Valencia, California) is a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox. Image File history File links JonGarland. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 6 - Major League Baseball officials order Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker is to undergo psychological testing following derogatory remarks he made in an interview with Sports Illustrated magazine. ... WINS can refer to: Windows Internet Naming Service. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... Cincinnati Reds outfielder Adam Dunn strikes out swinging to Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz (not pictured). ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by The Smashing Pumpkins, see 1979 (song). ... A typical stretch of Valencia Boulevard. ... In baseball or softball, a starting pitcher, often abbreviated as starter, is the pitcher who pitches the first pitch to the first batter of a game. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2,3,4,9,11,16,19,72,42 Name Chicago White Sox (1904–present) White Stockings (1900-1903) St. ...


Garland was selected by the Chicago Cubs with the 10th pick of the 1997 amateur draft. He was traded to the White Sox in 1998 for Matt Karchner. During his first five seasons with the White Sox, Garland had a 46-51 win-loss record. Garland's 2005 season was very strong; he went 18-10 with a 3.50 ERA and 115 strikeouts, made the All-Star Team and helped the White Sox win the American League Central Division and the World Series. In Garland's first career post-season start he threw a complete game, 4 hitter, with 7 strikeouts against the Los Angeles Angels, in the ALCS. Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In baseball, a strikeout or strike out (denoted by K or SO) occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the manager (the managers from the previous years... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... The term Los Angeles Angels refers to two professional baseball teams: 1. ... ALCS can be: A transaction processing monitor for the IBM System/370 and System/390 mainframes. ...


Following the 2005 season, Garland signed a 3 year $29 million contract, avoiding salary arbitration. He hit his first major league home run on Sunday June 18 2006 off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Esteban Yan. In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run scored by each runner who was already on base), with no errors by the defensive team on... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,5,8,10,18,20,24 Name Cincinnati Reds (1876–present) (Referred to as Redlegs 1953-1958) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront Stadium (1970-2002) a. ... Esteban Luis Yan (born on June 22, 1975 in Campiña del Seibo, Dominican Republic) is a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds. ...


During the 2006 offseason, Garland was nearly traded to the Houston Astros for Taylor Buchholz, Willy Taveras and Jason Hirsh. The trade fell apart after White Sox general manager Ken Williams became concerned with the health of Buchholz. [1] Taylor Bucholz (Born October 13 1981, in Lower Merion Township, PA) is a right handed pitcher for the Houston Astros. ... Willy Taveras (born December 25, 1981 in Teneras, Dominican Republic) is a center fielder for the Colorado Rockies. ... Jason Michael Hirsh, born February 20, 1982, in Santa Monica, CA, is a starting pitcher for the Colorado Rockies in Major League Baseball. ... There are different people named Ken Williams: Kenneth Roy Williams (1890-1959), a baseball outfielder. ...


Garland had 18 wins in '05, 6 more than his previous best.


High school career

At John F. Kennedy High School in Granada Hills, California, Jon Garland won All-State Player of the Year twice, and won high school All-American honors once. Kennedy High School is a public high school located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that was founded in 1963. ... Granada Hills is a district of the City of Los Angeles, USA located in the San Fernando Valley. ...


Trivia

  • Jon Garland's agent is Craig Landis, who is the son of former White Sox outfielder Jim Landis. [2]
  • Jon Garland has appeared in an episode of The Bernie Mac Show.

James Henry Landis ((born March 9, 1934) in Fresno, California was signed by the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent in 1952. ...

External link

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis
  • Player snapshot, stats, game logs and news [3]

  Results from FactBites:
 
Jon Garland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (334 words)
Garland was selected by the Chicago Cubs with the 10th pick of the 1997 amateur draft.
Garland's 2005 season was very strong; he went 18-10 with a 3.50 ERA and 115 strikeouts, made the All-Star Team and helped the White Sox win the American League Central Division and the World Series.
Jon Garland's agent is Craig Landis, who is the son of former White Sox outfielder Jim Landis.
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