Jake Diekman

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Birthday
21, 1987
Birthplace
Wymore, NE
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
21, 1987 (age 33)
Birthplace
Wymore, NE

About

Professional baseball pitcher who was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2007, then traded to the Texas Rangers in 2015.

Before Fame

Because his high school was too small for a baseball team, he focused in golf. He didn't gain attention from college teams and MLB until attending a junior college baseball showcase in 2007.

Trivia

He earned a degree in business administration from Cloud County Community College.

Family Life

His mother, Billie, died just a few months before he was drafted to the Philadelphia Phillies. He has described his father, Paul, as his best friend.

Associated With

He became teammates with Yu Darvish on the Texas Rangers.