Baseball Was A Family Affair For The Matthews

Gary Matthews Sr. is a 16-year veteran of the Major Leagues who averaged .281 over his career with five teams. He was an All-star with the Atlanta Braves in 1979. Nicknamed “Sarge”, he is currently on the Philadelphia Phillies broadcast team.
Gary Sr. has two sons in professional baseball. The Matthews brothers grew up around Major League ballparks and ended up in their father’s business.

Gary Jr. played twelve seasons in the Majors, garnering an All-Star selection in 2006, his best season in the big leagues. He played for seven different teams and posted at .257 career batting average.

Del was a pitcher in the minor leagues for eleven seasons, reaching the Triple-A level before calling it quits. He is now an assistant director of player development and scouting for the Chicago White Sox.

See below article about the Matthews family from whitesox.com>:
http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/news/article/cws/for-matthews-clan-baseball-a-family-affair?ymd=20131127&content_id=64234982&vkey=news_cws

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s