Jeff Ware
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Ware (left) with the Lansing Lugnuts in 2016
Born: (1970-11-11) November 11, 1970 (age 51)
Norfolk, Virginia
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 2, 1995, for the Toronto Blue Jays
Last MLB appearance
July 7, 1996, for the Toronto Blue Jays
MLB statistics
Win–loss record3–6
Earned run average7.47

Jeffrey Allan Ware (born November 11, 1970) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in parts of two seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB) in 1995 and 1996. During his time in the minor leagues with the Knoxville Smokies, Michael Jordan hit one of his three career home runs off of him.[1] In early 2015, he was named as the pitching coach for the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts.[2] In 2021, Ware was appointed to serve as the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons pitching coach.[3]


  1. ^ "The Oral History of Michael Jordan's Minor League Baseball Career". Complex Networks.
  2. ^ Goldberg-Strassler, Jesse (January 7, 2015). "Huckaby heads Lugnuts' 2015 coaching staff". Retrieved April 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "Blue Jays announce 2021 Minor League appointments". Retrieved 2021-04-29.