David Aardsma is an American professional baseball pitcher who has been on the scene for more than a decade. He was born on December 27, 1981, in Denver, Colorado.
He started his school at Cherry Creek High School in his hometown and graduated from there in 2000. He then proceeded to attend Pennsylvania State University where he subsequently transferred to Rice University in 2001. He remained at Rice University for the rest of his tenure and played for the Rice Owls Baseball team.
It was after his exploits at Rice Owls Baseball team in the 2003 College World Series when he was drafted in an amateur draft. He started his professional career when he signed his contract with San Francisco Giants.
- David Aardsma set the record for single-season insaves for the school in 2003. He earned two wins and a save as Rice Owls own the 2003 College World Series.
- He was inducted into Cape Cod League’s Hall of Fame for his record of 0.68 ERA and 45 strikeouts in just 26.2 innings.
- Out of all Baseball players in the history of the game, his surname ‘Aardsma’ ranks first alphabetically.
|Occupation: Professional Baseball Pitcher
Age: 34 Years old
Date of Birth: December 27, 1981
Place of Born: Denver, Colorado
Height in m: 1.91 m
Height in ft: 6 ft 3 in
Height in cm: 172 cm
Weight in kg: 92 kg approx.
Weight in pound: 215 lbs.
Siblings: Amanda Aardsma
Spouse: Andrea Aardsma
Education Background: Rice University, Pennsylvania State University, Cherry Creek High School
Net Worth: $ 1.5 million
Ethnicity / Race: Dutch Descent
official Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/theda53/
|Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 2003 amateur draft.
Signed June 29, 2003.
|Debut- April 6, 2004|
|2016 Contract Status: Free Agent|
|Agents: Octagon, previously: Jamie Murphy|
|· San Francisco Giants (2004)|
|· Chicago Cubs (2006)|
|· Chicago White Sox (2007)|
|· Boston Red Sox (2008)|
|· Seattle Mariners (2009–2010)|
|· New York Yankees (2012)|
|· New York Mets (2013)|
|· Atlanta Braves (2015)|
(through 2015 season)
|Earned run average||4.27|