BiographyTerry Lee Pendleton was born July 16, 1960 in Los Angeles, Calif. He is a former Major League Baseball player who played third base for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1984-1990, the Atlanta Braves from 1991-1994, and 1996, the Florida Marlins in 1995 and 1996, the Cincinnati Reds in 1997 and the Kansas City Royals in 1998. Pendleton threw right and was a switch hitter. He made his Major League Debut on July 18, 1984 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Terry is a 1978 graduate of Channel Island High School where he lettered in baseball and was All-League MVP, All C.I.F., Southern Sectional. And he lettered in football and basketball. Terry attended Oxnard J.C. for two years and Fresno State University for two years, majoring in Physical Education. In his senior year at Fresno State, he batted .397 with 12 homers and was named to third team All-American. Pendleton won three Gold Glove awards for fielding in 1987, 1989, and 1992. Terry played his last Major League game on Sept. 25, 1998 for the Kansas City Royals, he had a career batting average of .270, 1897 hits and 946 RBIs. Terry is currently serving as the Braves hitting coach.
Braves Career HighlightsIn 1991, Terry Pendleton was named the National League Most Valuable Player, the National League Batting Champion and the National League Comeback Player of the Year. Pendleton led the National League in hits in 1991 and 1992 and in total bases in 1991. Terry was named to the National League All-Star Team in 1992.
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