Former KU Pitcher Tom Gorzelanny Makes MLB Debut

Sept. 22, 2005


Former University of Kansas pitcher Tom Gorzelanny made his Major League Baseball debut on Tuesday, Sept. 20, for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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The left-hander earned the start against Houston and pitched 4 1/3 innings, scattering seven hits while striking out two. Pittsburgh fell to the Astros, 7-4.

Gorzelanny saw action in 21 games as a KU freshman in 2002. The Orland Park, Ill., native started seven games and tallied a 3-7 record while earning three saves. He struck out 54 batters in 61 innings of work.

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