Tony McKnight
Born: (1977-06-29) June 29, 1977 (age 45)
Texarkana, Arkansas
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 10, 2000, for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
October 6, 2001, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record7–7
Earned run average4.63

Tony Mark McKnight (born June 29, 1977) is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher. He played during two seasons at the major league level for the Houston Astros and Pittsburgh Pirates. He was drafted by the Astros in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1995 amateur draft. McKnight played his first professional season with their Rookie league Gulf Coast Astros in 1995, and his last with the Los Angeles Dodgers' Triple-A Las Vegas 51s in 2003.

On July 31, 2001, the Astros traded McKnight to the Pirates for Mike Williams.[1]

Prior to the 2017 college baseball season, McKnight began volunteering as an assistant coach for the baseball team at Texas A&M University–Texarkana.[2][3]


  1. ^ Rutter, Joe (July 31, 2001). "Pirates trade Williams, Mulholland". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 29 June 2021.
  2. ^ "TAMUT Baseball to Have 2nd Annual Midnight Madness". Texas A&M University–Texarkana. September 26, 2016. Retrieved 29 June 2021.
  3. ^ Williams, John (March 10, 2017). "Texas A&M-Texarkana Eagles Baseball Now in Its Second Year". Kicker 102.5. Retrieved 29 June 2021.