Anthony Rizzo

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Birthday
8, 1989
Birthplace
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1989 (age 29)
Birthplace
Fort Lauderdale, FL

About

MLB first baseman who made his MLB debut with the San Diego Padres on June 9, 2011. He was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 2012 and made his first All-Star team in 2014. In 2016, he helped lead the Cubs to the franchise's first World Series title in over 100 years.

Before Fame

He concluded his career at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a sixth round draft pick by the Boston Red Sox in 2007. 

Trivia

In 2012, he became the first Chicago Cubs player in the franchise's history to accumulate three game-winning RBIs in his first five games as a Cub. 

Family Life

His older brother, John, was a lineman for the Florida Atlantic University football team. He got engaged to his girlfriend Emily Vakos in June 2017. 

Associated With

He was teammates with Starlin Castro on the Cubs from 2012 to 2015.