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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Greg Landry, Best Arm - 9

Bird-dog scout Doug Gassaway believed he saw a good pitcher in Texas right-hander Greg Landry, according to Knight-Ridder Newspapers.

Landry needed work though, Gassaway told Knight-Ridder.

"The best arm I saw," Gassaway told Knight-Ridder in June 1988. "Problem with the boy is he don't throw strikes. But if he ever learns, watch out."

Landry signed that year with the Brewers, starting his pro career. Landry, however, never found the control needed to advance. Landry played four seasons, making it to high-A.

Landry's career began in 1988, taken by the Brewers in the sixth round of the draft out of the University of Texas at Austin.

Landry started with the Brewers at rookie Helena. He got into 13 games, starting five. He went 1-2, with a 6.62 ERA.

He returned to Helena for part of 1989, playing the rest of the year at single-A Beloit. Overall, he picked up a 6-10 record, with a 5.37 ERA.

Landry then played an abbreviated 1990 at Beloit, starting eight games, with a 2.68 ERA. He then saw five games at high-A Stockton in 1991, marking the extent of his career.
1990 Minor League Tally
Players/Coaches Featured: 2,665
Made the Majors:1,028-38.6%
Never Made Majors:1,637-61.4%-X
5+ Seasons in the Majors: 426
10+ Seasons in the Minors:262

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