Ben Sheets - biography

Baseball Player from United States of America

Ben Sheets Ben M. Sheets (born July 18, 1978) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball. Sheets has also pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers and Oakland Athletics. Sheets is a four-time MLB All-Star (2001, 2004, 2007, and 2008). He won a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Sheets graduated from St. Amant High School and went to college at Northeast Louisiana University (now the University of Louisiana at Monroe) on a baseball scholarship. He once struck out twenty batters in a game against Louisiana Tech. Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the first round (10th overall) of the 1999 draft, he made his professional debut with the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League. In August, against the Idaho Falls Chukars, Sheets struck out eight batters while allowing just one hit through five innings. Later in the month, he was promoted to Class A Stockton of the California League. In his seven minor league starts that year, Sheets averaged a strikeout ratio of 10.09 batters per nine innings. In 2000, Sheets was on the United States national team for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He pitched 22 innings, struck out 11 batters, walked one, and gave  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Ben M. Sheets,Benjamin Martin Sheets
Date of birth
1978-07-18
Place of birth
Baton Rouge
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Baseball player

Athlete facts

Sports
Baseball

Performances

Year Performance Character
2005 MLB Superstars Show You Their Game

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