Kerry Lee Wood (born June 16, 1977) is an American former baseball pitcher who played 14 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and New York Yankees. Wood first came to prominence as a 20-year-old rookie when he recorded 20 strikeouts in a one-hit shutout against the Houston Astros, which some have ...
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May 5, 2020 · Twenty-two years ago today, 20-year-old Kerry Wood scraped the ceiling of pitching performance with a record-tying 20-strikeout, one-hit masterpiece against the Astros at Wrigley Field. It was the fifth start of Wood’s career, and he woke up that day with a 5.89 ERA and 12 walks over his first 18 1/3 innings as a big leaguer.
Kerry Wood was born on Thursday, June 16, 1977, in Irving, Texas. Wood was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 12, 1998, with the Chicago Cubs. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest ...
May 6, 1998 · On May 6, 1998, Cubs rookie starter Kerry Wood put on what is widely regarded to be one of the greatest pitching performances of all time, striking out 20 Houston Astros hitters en route to a 2-0 shutout victory in which Wood allowed just one hit.
1 day ago · Kerry Wood and Hee Seop Choi collide at Wrigley Field, June 7, 2003 Watch on Hee Seop Choi was a top Cubs prospect, from Korea, who had been given the first-base job to start the 2003 season. At...
7. 32. 0. .445. Fullname: Kerry Lee Wood. Born: 6/16/1977 in Irving, TX. Draft: 1995, Chicago Cubs, Round: 1, Overall Pick: 4. High School: Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX.
December 18, 2020 By Tyler Wells @TRWells02 Leave a Comment In 1998, Kerry Wood burst onto the MLB scene with the Chicago Cubs as a hard throwing pitcher with a devastating breaking ball. Fans will remember him for his ability to strike out batters while having very little control over his pitches.
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May 6, 2023 · Kerry Wood? Wood was still a fresh-faced kid starring at Grand Prairie High School when the comparisons to Ryan and Clemens first surfaced. They followed Wood to the Draft as the Cubs' No. 1 pick in 1995, through his three years in the Minor Leagues, and to his Major League debut on April 12, 1998, in Montreal.