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Allen Watson

Allen Watson - Artistic Stitch Sports Complex Baseball Instructor

Allen Kenneth Watson (born November 18, 1970 in Jamaica, New York) is a high school baseball coach and former left-handed starting pitcher in professional baseball.

He is a graduate of Christ The King Regional High School in Flushing, New York and attended New York Institute of Technology.




Baseball career

Allen Watson was picked by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the 1991 amateur entry draft . He spent the next two years in the Cardinals' minor league system, making his major league debut on July 8, 1993.

In 1995, he was traded, along with Doug Creek and Rich DeLucia, to the San Francisco Giants for Chris Wimmer and Royce Clayton. At the end of the 1996 season, he and Fausto Macey were traded by the Giants to the Anaheim Angels for J. T. Snow.

He pitched with the Angels in 1997-1998, obtaining a career high twelve wins as a starting pitcher in 1997.

On June 14, 1997, Watson gave up the first-ever grand slam in interleague play to Rich Aurilia of the San Francisco Giants Over the next three years, he played for the Seattle Mariners, New York Mets and New York Yankees, mostly in a relief role or as a spot starter, retiring after the 2000 season.

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