Ben Zobrist

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Birthday
26, 1981
Birthplace
Eureka, IL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1981 (age 37)
Birthplace
Eureka, IL

About

Infielder and outfielder who became known for his plate discipline and his defensive versatility. He played for the Tampa Bay Rays from 2006 to 2014. In 2015, he helped the Kansas City Royals win a World Series Championship and the following year, he was named World Series MVP while leading the Chicago Cubs to the franchise's first World Series title since 1908.

Before Fame

He was selected in the sixth round of the 2004 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros.

Trivia

He made his first All-Star team in 2009 as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Family Life

He married Julianna Zobrist and he has a son named Zion. His father, Tom, served as a pastor at a church in California.

Associated With

He was a teammate of David Price during the pitcher's 2012 Cy Young season.