Pokey Reese

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Birthday
10, 1973
Birthplace
Columbia, SC
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Columbia, SC

About

Retired Major League Baseball infielder known for his slick defense and speed on the basepaths.

Before Fame

He earned the name Pokey because he was overweight as a child and the neighborhood kids called him "Porky" in a southern accent.

Trivia

He won two gold glove awards for his top notch defense at second base.

Family Life

His grandmother was a guiding influence in his life.

Associated With

He and Brandon Phillips were both star defensive infielders for the Reds.