Rick Ankiel

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Birthday
19, 1979
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
Florida

About

Began his career with the St. Louis Cardinals as a pitcher in 1999, then converted into an outfielder and re-joined the Cardinals in 2007.

Before Fame

He was named the High School Player of the Year by USA Today in 1997.

Trivia

He became the first MLB player since Babe Ruth to have won at least 10 games as a pitcher and also hit at least 50 home runs.

Family Life

He married Lory Ankiel in 2007.

Associated With

He ranked second in the MLB in strikeouts per nine innings behind star pitcher Randy Johnson during the 2000 season.