2013 MLB Draft Pick (New York Yankees, 37th round) One-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Three-year letterwinner for coaches Emerick Jagenaux and Chris Rupp at Deer Park (Texas) High School ... Helped DPHS to three straight district championships from 2011-13 ... 2013 Rawlings All-Texas Region first team ... 2013 first-team all-state ... Participated in 2013 Texas High School All-Star Game ... In 2013, posted an 11-0 record with a 0.65 ERA in 13 appearances and threw complete games in all 11 starts with six shutouts in 75 innings, compiling 105 strikeouts and just 10 walks and 43 hits ... Also hit .370 in 2013 with 22 RBI and eight doubles ... Broke the strikeout and ERA records at DPHS ... Tossed a pair of no-hitters in the playoffs ... Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 37th round (1,124th pick) but did not sign.
Full name is Josh Pettitte Pettitte ... Born Nov. 3, 1994, in Webster, Texas ... Son of Andy and Laura Pettitte ... Father pitched 18 years in MLB with the New York Yankees and Houston Astros, was a five-time World Series champion and three-time all-star with over 250 career wins on the mound.