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What nationality is Tim Lincecum?

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Asked by: Javier Kane

AmericanAmerican former professional baseball pitcher.

Is Tim Lincecum half Filipino?

Lincecum, who is half-Filipino, was the first ethnically Filipino person to win a major big league award when he won the Cy Young in 2008.

Where did Tim Lincecum grow up?

Tim Lincecum was born in Bellevue, Washington on June 15, 1984. Tim grew up in Washington with his big brother Sean. His dad was an ex-pitcher and taught Tim all about pitching. Tim was small, however, and despite being a great pitcher had to prove himself time and time again due to his size.

How fast did Tim Lincecum throw?

He was an opposing hitter’s nightmare, with a fastball velocity that approached 100 mph. Tim Lincecum was all of this and more. He was a two-time Cy Young award winner, a four-time All-Star, a workhorse that threw over 215 innings in four straight seasons.

Who was the shortest MLB pitcher?

Dinty Gearin, who was the shortest MLB pitcher to play baseball standing at 5’4″, won 2 games and lost 4 in his career. During his two year career with the New York Giants in 1923 +1924, he had an ERA of 3.74, and 52 innings pitched. During his career in the Majors, Dinty pitched in 13 games.

Will Tim Lincecum make Hall of Fame?

Lincecum has so far received just three votes of the 141 publicly-revealed ballots via Ryan Thibodaux’s Hall of Fame tracker. That would leave him short of the minimum 5% necessary to stay on the ballot for 2023, although anonymous voters may be more inclined to offer a tip of the cap to Lincecum’s special career.

Is Cole Kuiper related to Duane Kuiper?

Kuiper lives in Danville, California. He was married to Michelle Kuiper for 36 years before she died on February 20, 2022. Together, they had two children: a son, Cole, who is married to Rachel Jensen Kuiper and a daughter, Dannon, who is married to Zack Rease.

What happened to Michelle Kuiper?

It’s been a rough couple years for everybody, but even more so for legendary Giants broadcaster Duane Kuiper. Kuip dealt with a cancer diagnosis that kept him away for periods of the 2021 season as he went through chemo treatment. Then Kuiper’s wife, Michelle, passed away unexpectedly at the age of 64 this offseason.

How long have Kruk and Kuip been together?

30 years

And though that series may have been discontinued, the infectious broadcasting partnership of Kruk and Kuip is alive and well, with the shortened 2020 season serving as their 30th anniversary in the booth together. As the old saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun, and those 30 years truly have flown by.