Andy Benes

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Birthday
20, 1967
Birthplace
Indiana
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1967 (age 50)
Birthplace
Indiana

About

Major league pitcher who is best known for his time with teams like the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals. He was named an All-Star in 1993 as a member of the Padres.

Before Fame

He pitched at the University of Evansville before becoming the first overall pick in the 1988 MLB Draft.

Trivia

He threw the first pitch in the history of the Arizona Diamondbacks franchise in 1998.

Family Life

His brother, Alan Benes, was a major league pitcher who was also his teammate on the St. Louis Cardinals.

Associated With

He played under manager and legendary outfielder Lou Pinella as a member of the 1995 Seattle Mariners.