Kerry Wood

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Birthday
16, 1977
Birthplace
Irving, TX
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1977 (age 42)
Birthplace
Irving, TX

About

1998 National League Rookie of the Year who was a 2-time All-Star as a starting pitcher on the Chicago Cubs.

Before Fame

He was drafted 4th overall by the Cubs in the 1995 Amateur Draft after being scouted for his pitching in high school.

Trivia

He and Roger Clemens were the first two pitchers to strikeout 20 players in an MLB game.

Family Life

He married Sarah Pates and together they had two daughters and a son.

Associated With

Towards the end of his career, he pitched for the Yankees in front of legendary closer Mariano Rivera.