|Born: April 25, 1971|
|April 26, 1995, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 30, 2000, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||4.34|
|Career highlights and awards|
John Braddock Clontz (born April 25, 1971) is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball from 1995–2000.
Clontz was born in Stuart, Virginia. He played college baseball at Virginia Tech and his contributions there earned him a spot in the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame. In 1991, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League, and received the league's Outstanding Relief Pitcher award.
Clontz made his major league debut on April 26, 1995. During his career, he pitched for the Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets, and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Clontz was a member of the 1995 Atlanta Braves World Series Championship team. He was known for his distinctive sidearm/submarine windup and delivery. He last played for the Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins, the Albuquerque Isotopes, in 2006.
Clontz currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where he owns a juice distribution franchise[update]. Every year he visits his former high school, Patrick County High School, in Stuart, Virginia, to donate cleats, baseballs, and jerseys for their baseball team.