Yankee Great Pettitte Retires
He has the most postseason wins in history
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 20, 2013 12:11 PM CDT
New York Yankees starter Andy Pettitte pitches to the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning MLB American League baseball action in Toronto, Tuesday, Sept.17, 2013.    (Frank Gunn)

(Newser) – Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will retire after this season. The team announced Pettitte's decision in a news release today, hours before opening its final homestand of the season. The 41-year-old left-hander says he has exhausted himself mentally and physically and knows the time is right. Pettitte holds the major league record with 19 postseason wins. His final start is scheduled for next weekend in Houston, his hometown. For more on Pettitte's career, including his own doping scandal, see Bleacher Report.

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Sep 27, 2013 11:33 AM CDT
Maybe he will stay gone this time.
Sep 20, 2013 2:14 PM CDT
Thank you, Andy!
Sep 20, 2013 1:14 PM CDT
He will open a Health Food Care shop. This is where the red line is drawn,,,,,,,,,Putin!