Ross Ohlendorf

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Birthday
8, 1982
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1982 (age 37)
Birthplace
Austin, TX

About

Journeyman MLB pitcher who's played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, and Cincinnati Reds, among others. A Princeton graduate, Sporting News named him the third-smartest athlete in 2010.

Before Fame

As a pitcher at Princeton, he was named Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2002. He was a fourth round pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2004, and graduated from college while playing in the minor leagues.

Trivia

In 2009, he pitched an immaculate inning (three strikeouts on nine pitches) against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Family Life

He married his wife Lex in 2014.

Associated With

He was ranked only behind Craig Breslow and Myron Rolle in Sporting News's ranking of smartest athletes.

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