Bill Krueger

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Birthday
24, 1957
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Former journeyman major league pitcher who played for the A's, Dodgers, Brewers, Mariners, Twins, Expos, Tigers, and Padres; later became a sportscaster.

Before Fame

He received a scholarship to play basketball at the University of Portland. It wasn't until his junior year that he began to pitch for the school's baseball team.

Trivia

He pitched his last game in the Oakland Coliseum, which is where he started his career. After baseball, he found work as a financial adviser at Wells Fargo in Seattle.

Family Life

He ran Cure Autism Now, an autism advocacy group, with his wife Jo. The cause inspired them after their own daughter was cured of autism.

Associated With

In 1986, he played alongside 12-time All-Star Mark McGwire, who was then just beginning his big league career.