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Highlights: Kerry Wood is a retired pitcher who spent the majority of his 14-year MLB career with the Chicago Cubs. He was named the 1998 NL Rookie of the Year and tied the MLB mark with 20 strikeouts in a single game that same year.

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Kerry Wood is a retired MLB pitcher who played 14 years professionally from 1998-2012 with the Chicago Cubs (1998, 2000-08, 2011-2012), Cleveland Indians (2009-2010) and New York Yankees (2010). In 1998 as a rookie, Wood finished the year with a 13-6 record, earning him N.L. Rookie of the Year honors. Also notable that year was his 20-strikeout performance in just his fifth career start, which tied a MLB record for most strikeouts in a nine-inning game.

Wood missed the entirety of what would have been his sophomore campaign in 1999 due to Tommy John surgery, but came back strong and in 2003 was named an All-Star. That season, he registered a career-high and MLB-leading 266 strikeouts, went 14-11 and posted an ERA of 3.20. The Cubs made it as far as the NLCS, where Wood won two games before losing to the eventual World Series champion Florida Marlins.

The 2008 season saw Wood earn his second trip to the All-Star game. He went 5-4 with a 3.26 ERA during his 10th year in baseball. Wood retired in May of 2012 with a career 86-75 record, ERA of 3.67 and 1,582 strikeouts. He holds the MLB records as the fastest player, in both innings and appearances, to reach 1,000 career strikeouts. Off the field, Wood was known for hosting a celebrity bowling tournament entitled Kerry Wood’s Strike Zone, which raised over $2 million for charities.

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Former MLB Pitcher Kerry Wood to Make Appearance at 6th Annual Wood Family Foundation Event – Jan 13

CHICAGO, IL – Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood will make an appearance at the 6th Annual Woodys Winter Warm-Up in Chicago, IL on Friday, January 13, 2017. The event will be hosted by the Wood Family Foundation and is scheduled to occur between 8:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The event will take place at Harry Carays ... read more

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Baseball Legend Kerry Wood Appearance and Autograph Signing Held at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO, IN – Two time National League All Star Kerry Wood appeared at a Meet and Greet and Autograph Signing at the Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The event occurred from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and was held at the Stadium Sports Bar & Grill located in the Ameristar Casino ... read more

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