Ben Sheets

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Birthday
18, 1978
Birthplace
Louisiana
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

Former MLB starting pitcher who was named to four All-Star games as a member of the Milwaukee Brewers from 2001 to 2008. A series of elbow injuries forced him to retire in 2012 after brief stints with the Oakland Athletics and Atlanta Braves.

Before Fame

After graduating from St. Amant High School, he went on to play college baseball at Northeast Louisiana University.

Trivia

He helped lead the United States national team to a gold medal at the 2000 Olympics.

Family Life

He had two sons named Seaver and Miller with his wife Julia.

Associated With

He compiled 264 strikeouts in 2004, second in the National League to only the great Randy Johnson, who fanned 290 batters.