Ben Zobrist, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Ben Zobrist

American professional baseball player

Date of Birth: 26-May-1981

Place of Birth: Eureka, Illinois, United States

Profession: baseball player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Ben Zobrist

  • Benjamin Thomas Zobrist (; born May 26, 1981), nicknamed Zorilla, is an American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder who is a free agent.
  • He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays/Rays, his first MLB club and where he spent the majority of his career, as well as for the Oakland Athletics, Kansas City Royals and Chicago Cubs.
  • Zobrist has played in three World Series, winning the last two becoming a two-time World Series champion in consecutive seasons of 2015 with the Royals and 2016 with the Cubs.
  • Zobrist was the 2016 World Series Most Valuable Player.
  • He is one of seven players in MLB history to have won back-to back World Series championships on different teams, the other six being Jake Peavy, Jack Morris, Bill Skowron, Clem Labine, Don Gullett, and Ryan Theriot. A versatile defender and a switch-hitter with a high walk rate, he has played roughly half his innings at second base, and has also spent significant time at shortstop and various outfield positions.
  • Thus, he has often been referred to as a "super utility player".

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