Name: Brad Lidge
Date of birth: 23/12/1976
Height: 196 cm (6 feet, 5 inch)
Place of birth: Sacramento, California
Current team: Philadelphia Phillies
Position: Relief Pitcher
Major League Baseball debut: April 26, 2002 for the Houston Astros
A very talented professional baseball player from USA, Brad Lidge was born on December 23, 1976 in Sacramento, California. At present he is the part of the Philadelphia Phillies's current roster as Relief pitcher. The team's lineup is very strong having such a player with them, as on many occasions, he has played very well for his team. Lidge has a remarkable talent and he has shown great skills as Relief pitcher. He possesses 7 years of experience as a professional baseball player. Teams for which Lidge has played or even has been a part of the roster include Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies. He wears shirt no. 54 in Philadelphia Phillies.
People witnessed his talent when he was a child and started to play at home. Later he joined Cherry Creek School Englewood, Colorado and took part in the school level baseball competitions and at that time, he used to be a good player for this school team. After successful schooling he joined University of Notre Dame and since he was always a fan of baseball right from him childhood, he played for his college team too. Like the school team, his college team also recognizes his performance on many occasions, and he was given respect due to his game and skills. It was obvious that soon he will be picked by some major team. After proven to be the best in the college team, Lidge was selected by Houston Astros in 1st Round (17th overall) of 1998 amateur entry draft. Later he played professionally in the minor league and started to climb the ladder, and it was a dream came true when he was called to join the main team in the Majors on April 26, 2002 for the Houston Astros.
His talent has earned him a lot of fame and fortune and he has also awarded several times including Rolaids Relief, World Series champion and All-Star. Lidge is earning a remarkable salary of $12,000,000 as of 2008-2009.
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