Hunter Harvey Holding Up The Family Tradition

Hunter Harvey is a second-year pitcher in the Baltimore Orioles organization, following his father’s and brother’s footsteps in pursuit of a professional baseball career. His father, Bryan Harvey, was a two-time All-Star pitcher in the big leagues during 1987 through 1995. His brother Kris reached the Double-A level in the minors, but ended his career in 2012 after eight seasons. Hunter was a first-round draft selection out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2013 MLB Draft.

Hunter’s grandfather, David Harvey, played ball on a different diamond. He was an Amateur Softball Association National Slow-Pitch Softball Hall of Famer who won five national titles in the ’70s and ’80s.

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Harvey Family Opens Baseball Academy

Former Major League pitcher Bryan Harvey has two sons who also played baseball professionally. They have recently opened a baseball academy in their hometown of Catawba, North Carolina.

Bryan was a relief pitcher for the Angels and Marlins during 1987-1995, making the All-Star team in each league. Bryan’s son, Kris, was a pitcher in the Marlins and Pirates organizations, after being drafted in the second round of the 2005 MLB Draft.
Harvey Hunter, Bryan’s other son, was a first-round pick of the Baltimore Orioles in the 2013 MLB Draft.

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Hunter Harvey Has Father’s Experience to Lean On

Hunter Harvey was the first-round pick out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2013 Major League Draft. His father, Bryan, was a Major League relief pitcher from 1987 to 1995. Bryan has prepared Mark with the mental aspects of the game.

Hunter also has a brother, Kris, in professional baseball. Kris was the second-round pick of the Florida Marlins in 2005 and is now in his eighth season in the minors.

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