Ted Simmons

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Birthday
9, 1949
Birthplace
Michigan
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Michigan

About

Eight-time All-Star who was considered one of the best hitting catchers of his generation.

Before Fame

He was drafted straight out of high school by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1967.

Trivia

He played starting catcher for the Cardinals after they converted Joe Torre from catcher to third base.

Family Life

He married the founder of Wildwood Press.

Associated With

He played in the National League throughout the 1970s with fellow catcher and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame slugger Johnny Bench.