Tim Wakefield, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Tim Wakefield

American professional baseball pitcher

Date of Birth: 02-Aug-1966

Place of Birth: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Profession: baseball player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Tim Wakefield

  • Timothy Stephen Wakefield (born August 2, 1966) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
  • Wakefield began his pitching career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but is most remembered for his 17-year tenure with the Boston Red Sox, from 1995 till his retirement in 2012 as the longest-serving player on the team.
  • When he retired, Wakefield was the oldest active player in the majors. Known for his signature knuckleball, Wakefield won his 200th career game on September 13, 2011, against the Toronto Blue Jays, and is third on the Boston Red Sox with 186 team victories, behind Cy Young and Roger Clemens.
  • He is second in all-time wins at Fenway Park with 97, behind Roger Clemens's 100, and is first all-time in innings pitched by a Red Sox pitcher, with 3,006, having surpassed Clemens's total of 2,777 on June 8, 2010.Wakefield was nominated eight times for the Roberto Clemente Award, winning it in 2010.

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