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Seattle Mariners' pitcher George Sherrill tries to catch a line drive hit by New York Yankees' Johnny Damon in the eight inning at Safeco Field in Seattle on May 13, 2007. The Mariners beat the Yankees 2-1. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant).
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George Friederich Sherrill (born April 19, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee), also known as "The Brim Reaper", "Flat Breezy", and "Duckbill" (all because he keeps the brim of his hat very flat while he plays), is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Atlanta Braves.

Sherrill was not drafted after graduating from Austin Peay State University.

Sherrill began his professional career in the independent Frontier League pitching for the Evansville Otters. In 22 games he was 2-4 with a 3.15 ERA. He played for Evansville in 1999 and 2000. He also pitched for the Quebec Capitales in the Northeast League in 2000. He moved to the Northern League in 2001 and pitched for the Sioux Falls Canaries. In 2002 and 2003, he played for the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League.

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