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Ronald Ames Guidry is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher who spent his entire professional baseball career (1975-1988) with the American League’s New York Yankees. Ronald Guidry was also the Yankees’ pitching coach from 2006 to 2007.
|Ronald Ames Guidry
|Date Of Birth
|28th of August, 1950
|Lafayette, Louisiana, USA
|5 ft 11 in
Ronald Guidry was born on the 28th of August, 1950 in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America (USA). His father’s name is Roland Guidry and his mother’s name is Grace Guidry. He was raised with a younger brother who is 10 years younger than him.
Roland’s father, a brakeman on a freight train between Lafayette and Houston, Texas, worked on the railroad. He’d go missing for days on end. Grace, his mother, was a stay-at-home mom.
At the end of Edison Street, the family lived in a small one-story house with green stucco siding. Until the age of ten, he was the only kid who spent a lot of time alone outside or hunting with my grandparents.
Ronald Guidry’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His zodiac sign is Virgo and he is 70 years old at the moment.
Ronald Guidry has an averagely built body and stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.80 m and weighs 88 kg or 194 lbs. Similarly, Ron has brown hair and the color of his eyes is hazel.
Married Life of Ronald Guidry
Ronald Guidry is a married man who is married to a beautiful lady named Bonnie Rutledge. The couple held their wedding on the 23rd of September, 1972. Through their marriage, the couple gave birth to three kids whose names Jamie, Danielle, and Brandon.
Guidry saw retirement as an opportunity to spend more time with Bonnie and his family. Guidry, an avid hunter, and the fisherman were free to hunt and fish in his hometown of Lafayette.
The New York Yankees drafted Guidry in the third round (67th overall) of the 1971 MLB draft. After four seasons in the minors, he pitched in the majors for a brief period in 1975 and 1976. On June 15, 1976, he was almost traded to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a trade deadline deal, but the Yankees refused to give up any more left-handed pitchers.
Ronald Guidry started the 1977 season as a reliever before being promoted to the Yankees’ starting rotation. On April 30, he was called upon to make an emergency start in place of Mike Torrez, who had recently been acquired in a trade from the Athletics and had not arrived in time for his first start.
In 1977 and 1978, he was a member of World Series-winning Yankees teams, both of which defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ron was honored with the American League Cy Young Award in the year 1978 after winning 25 games and losing just three. Ron Guidry has played in four All-Star games and received five Gold Glove Awards. Guidry was the Yankees’ captain from 1986 to 1989 when he quit baseball.
Ronald Guidry replaced Mel Stottlemyre as pitching coach on Yankees boss Joe Torre’s coaching staff in 2006. Guidry was chastised in 2007 for the Yankees’ lauded pitching staff’s underperformance.
Ronald Guidry is not active on any social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Ronald Guidry garnered over $7 million during his 14-year career as a professional baseball player with the New York Yankees in the 1980s. Following his retirement as a player, he came back to MLB as a pitching coach for Yankees manager Joe Torre’s coaching staff in 2006. His career as a pitching coach came to an end the following year. Not to mention that his short coaching stint had netted him a decent wage.
As of 2021, Ron Guidry has a net worth of $2 Million.