Mike Sweeney

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Birthday
22, 1973
Birthplace
Orange, CA
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1973 (age 47)
Birthplace
Orange, CA

About

Five-time All-Star first baseman who collected 215 home runs with a .297 batting average during his 16-year career.

Before Fame

He was drafted out of high school as a catcher before being converted to first base.

Trivia

He was a recipient of the Hutch Award in 2007, an award given to the player who best exemplifies his team's fighting spirit.

Family Life

He married Shara Nettles and they have six children named Michael, Donovan, Ryan, McKara, Fiona, and Quinn. 

Associated With

He recorded 144 RBIs in 2000 for the Kansas City Royals, breaking the team RBI record previously held by Hal McRae.