Pat Jarvis (baseball)

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Pat Jarvis
Born: (1941-03-18) March 18, 1941 (age 78)
Carlyle, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 4, 1966, for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 23, 1973, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 85–73
Earned run average 3.58
Strikeouts 755

Robert Patrick Jarvis (born March 18, 1941) is an American former professional baseball player. He was a Major League Baseball starting pitcher who played eight seasons for the Atlanta Braves and the Montreal Expos from 1966 to 1973 in the National League.

Jarvis was born in Carlyle, Illinois. He was voted Rookie of the Year for the Atlanta Braves in 1966. Standing 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm) tall and weighing 180 pounds (82 kg), he gained the nickname "The Little Bulldog" during his time in the major league.

After retiring from baseball, Jarvis served in several government positions in the state of Georgia, including Sheriff of Dekalb County. In 1999 he was convicted of fraud. He currently runs an organic nursery in Rutledge, Georgia.


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