Rinku Singh

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Birthday
8, 1988
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1988 (age 31)
Birthplace
India

About

Famous as the first Indian-born baseball player to be signed to a Major League Baseball team, this left-handed pitcher earned his spot with the Pittsburgh Pirates after competing in a reality television sports contest called Million Dollar Arm.

Before Fame

In his early years, he played cricket and medaled in India's Junior National Javelin Championship.

Trivia

In the 2014 film Million Dollar Arm, he is portrayed by actor Suraj Sharma. The film's other stars include Jon Hamm and Bill Paxton.

Family Life

He and his eight siblings grew up in a poor family in Bhadohi, India.

Associated With

Sports agent J.B. Bernstein, the creator of Million Dollar Arm, discovered both Singh and fellow Indian pitcher Dinesh Patel.