Jimmy Key is a remarkable person; Key was an outstanding baseball player at S. R. Butler High School in Huntsville, Alabama. He compiled a 10–0 record, and had nine shutouts and a 0.30 ERA in his senior year. Key was also an excellent hitter, batting .410 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs in his high school career. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays (1984–1992), New York Yankees (1993–1996), and Baltimore Orioles (1997–1998). His best personal years were in 1987, when he posted a 17–8 record with a league-leading 2.76 ERA, and in 1993, when he went 18–6 with a 3.00 ERA and 173 strikeouts. If you want the Former Baseball star for a speaking engagement or endorsement, PGS is ready to work for you. We can take care of the Jimmy Key’s speaker negotiations and our expertise can save you time and money.
Jimmy Key Speaker
Key was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the third round of the 1982 amateur draft. . Key made his Major League debut on April 6, 1984 and was utilized in relief situations through his inaugural year, notching 10 saves and a 4.65 ERA. He wore number 27 in his first season and 22 for the duration of his Blue Jays career. Key moved into the starting rotation in 1985 and quickly became a cornerstone in the rotation, leading the Blue Jays to their first ever postseason appearance that year. More postseason appearances would follow, culminating in a World Series championship in 1992. In the 4th game of that series, Key made his final start for the Blue Jays, surrendering one run over 7 2/3 innings to earn the win and put the Jays up 3–1. Key would appear once more in the series, as a reliever in the 10th and 11th innings of the 6th and deciding game, earning another winning decision in the series. If you want an outstanding person for a speaking engagement or endorsement, PGS is ready to work for you. We can take care of the Jimmy Key’s speaker negotiations and our expertise can save you time and money.
Jimmy Key Appearance
Key was one of the most popular Blue Jays until his departure in 1993 to play for the rival New York Yankees (signed as a free agent on December 10, 1992) and was paid US$16.8 million over four years. He posted a 49–23 record in 94 games over three seasons with the Yankees. He had his career high of 173 strikeouts in the first year with the Yankees in 1993, and he led the majors with 17 wins in the strike-shortened season of 1994. He continued to wear his number 22 with the Yankees. He spent time with the Gulf Coast Yankees (1–0 and 0.00 ERA) and Tampa (0–0 and 2.77 ERA) of the Florida State League during rehab assignments during his last season with New York in 1996. In his final start as a Yankee, he outdueled Greg Maddux of the Atlanta Braves in the deciding game of the World Series. So the list of possible Jimmy Key speaker topics extends well beyond just the normal sports stories. A Jimmy Key speaker appearance will enhance any event.
Jimmy Key Endorsement
For an endorsement of his speaking talents, you only need to look at how much his story has impacted many others. No matter what product or service you offer, a Jimmy Key endorsement is sure to help.
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