Turk Wendell

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Birthday
4, 1968
Birthplace
Pittsfield, MA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1968 (age 50)
Birthplace
Pittsfield, MA

About

Eccentric former relief pitcher who spent most of his baseball career with the Cubs and Mets and was known for being highly superstitious.

Before Fame

He played college baseball at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut and became the school's all-time leader in strikeouts.

Trivia

He was known for being incredibly superstitious. His rituals included leaping over the baselines on his way to and from the mound and brushing his teeth between innings.

Family Life

He married Barbara Wendell in 1996.

Associated With

He played alongside Mike Piazza on the Mets from 1998 to 2001.