AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Tim Wakefield

Tim Wakefield
MLB Player information
NameTim Wakefield
MLB debutJuly 31, 1992 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearanceSeptember 27, 2011 for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Win-loss record200 178
Earned run average4.41
* Pittsburgh Pirates (1992 1993) * Boston Red Sox (1995 2011)

     Home | Baseball | Tim Wakefield

Timothy Stephen Wakefield (born August 2, 1966) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. Wakefield began pitching with the Red Sox in 1995, making him the longest-serving player currently on the team. Wakefield is also the oldest current active player in in the majors, and one of two active knuckleballers, the other being R.A. Dickey.

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 both Cy Young and Roger Clemens, who have 192 each. He is second in all-time wins at Fenway Park with 97, behind Roger Clemens' 100, and is first all-time in innings pitched by a Red Sox pitcher, with 2,944 (through July 24, 2011), having surpassed Roger Clemens' total of 2,777 on June 8, 2010.

Wakefield has been nominated eight times for the Roberto Clemente Award, winning the award in 2010. He is the first Red Sox player to win the award.

Warning: simplexml_load_file( [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260