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dedicated to my favorite player in all of baseball,
Bronson Arroyo, #61
starting pitcher, Cincinnati Reds
"I wanted to prove I could pitch in this league, and I think I accomplished all that...winning the World Series was a bonus."
NAME: Bronson Anthony Arroyo
BORN: February 24, 1977, Key West, FL
RESIDES: Brooksville, FL
ACQUIRED: 3rd Round Draft Pick in 1995 by Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB DEBUT: 06/12/2000
Year Team G GS W L SV CG SHO IP
2000 PIT 20 12 2 6 0 0 0 71.2
2001 PIT 24 13 5 7 0 1 0 88.1
2002 PIT 9 4 2 1 0 0 0 27.0
2003 BOS 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 17.1
2004 BOS 32 29 10 9 0 0 0 178.2
2005 BOS 35 32 14 10 0 0 0 205.1
2006 CIN 35 35 14 11 0 3 1 240.2
Career 161 125 47 44 1 4 1 829.0
*As of February 28, 2007
THIS & THAT
The Cincinnati chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America voted Bronson as winner of both the Johnny Vander Meer Award as the Reds' Most Outstanding Pitcher and the Joe Nuxhall Good Guy Award
Bronson appeared at the 2006 Kahn's RedsFest on December 2 and 3 in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he played two concerts in addition to signing autographs
Has stated over and over that his number one love is baseball over music, even though he still loves to play his guitar and perform in concert
Bronson led all Major League Baseball pitchers in innings pitched in 2006 with 240.2 innings and his name was mentioned for the NL Cy Young Award
Bronson was the starting pitcher on November 4, 2006 in the Major League All-Star Game in Japan, getting the win 8-6 over Japan (4IP, 5H, 4R, 1W, 2SO)
Has been nominated for the "Starting Pitcher of the Year" on MLB.com's "This Year in Baseball Awards 2006"
Bronson pitched his first career shutout on September 5, 2006 (3-hitter, complete game-3rd of the season) on three days' rest
Pitched in the 2006 MLB All-Star Game in Pittsburgh (5th Inning) on July 11, 2006
Performed at the Cincinnati Reds' "Perfect Pitch" Concert with Raquel Aurilia (wife of Reds infielder Rich Aurilia) to benefit the Reds Community Fund on June 15, 2006
Hit another home run against the Chicago Cubs on April 11, 2006
Hit his first career home run in his first at-bat vs. the Chicago Cubs on April 5, 2006
Is the #2 pitcher in the Reds' rotation, but considered an "Ace"
Traded to the Cincinnati Reds from the Boston Red Sox for Wily Mo Pena on March 20, 2006
Won the World Series with the Boston Red Sox on October 27, 2004 and helped "Reverse the Curse"
Pitched a perfect
game in AAA Pawtucket on August 10, 2003
Released a music CD called "Covering the Bases" on July 12, 2005
Has performed at both the 2004 and 2005 Hot Stove, Cool Music shows to help raise money for the Jimmy Fund
His favorite music is
alternative, including Stone Temple Pilots, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, & Pearl Jam (#1 fave)
Very laid back
personality but puts his whole heart into every game
Loves to play his
guitar whenever possible before/after games
Really cares about his fans
Wife's name is
Aimee and they were high school sweethearts before they got married
Named for actor Charles Bronson (his father, Gus' favorite)
Class of 1995 graduate of Hernando High School in Brooksville, FL
"I never dreamed about putting out an album, I dreamed about winning a World Series...music will always be a part of my life."
--- Bronson Arroyo
Reds at Pirates
Saturday, September 30, 2006
** Bronson pitched 7 innings, gave up 3 runs, 7 hits, 3 walks,
and 3 strikeouts. His final season record is 14-11 and ERA is 3.29 **
NEXT GAME (Tentative)
To Be Announced
Be sure to check out the action shots I've posted, photos from his CD release concert, Hot Stove Fenway Concert, and my collage I made just for Bronson (when he was with Boston)!
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"I'm definitely a lot more nervous playing guitar and singing...it's weird...I've been playing baseball my entire life and I've been on the mound in Yankee Stadium with the bases loaded in Game 7, but I'm more confident there than playing guitar in front of 100 people."
--- Bronson Arroyo
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The song you're listening to is called "Everlong" by Bronson off his CD called
"Covering the Bases"