10-time MLB All-Star and 5-time Cy Young Award winner known as "The Big Unit," who first made a name for himself with the Seattle Mariners. He won the World Series MVP award in 2001, after leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an unlikely 7-game victory over the New York Yankees. In 2015, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
He was a sports star in two different sports, basketball and football at USC.
He won 303 games, recorded 4,875 strikeouts and posted a 3.29 ERA over the course of his career which spanned from 1988 to 2009.
He became a father when his first daughter Samantha was born in December of 1994.
In 2001, he was the Sports Illustrated Sportsmen of the Year, an award he shared with teammate