Todd Stottlemyre was one of Mel Stottlemyre Sr.‘s two sons to play professional baseball. He pitched for 14 major-league season during 1988 to 2002, primarily for Toronto. He won two World Series rings with the Blue Jays, while also appearing in the post-season with the Cardinals, Rangers, and Diamondbacks. His career record was 138-121 with a 4.28 ERA in 372 games.
Unlike his father and brother Mel Jr., Todd didn’t choose a career in baseball after his retirement in 2002. He was successful in the finance industry and currently serves as a life coach, primarily to business executives.
Mel Sr. was a star pitcher for the New York Yankees from 1964 to 1974. His career included five all-star season. He finished with a 163-139 record and 2.98 ERA. He pitched in the 1964 World Series with the Yankees. After his playing career, he was a long-time pitching coach for the Mets, Astros, Yankees, and Mariners.
Mel Jr. pitched in 13 games during his only season in the majors with the Kansas City Royals. He followed in father’s footsteps as a pitching coach, currently with the Miami Marlins. He previously served in that role for Arizona and Seattle.
Todd and his father are among the most prolific father-son pitching combinations in history with 302 combined wins.
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