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Tim Lincecum

Baseball Pitcher
Male
Born Jun 15, 1984

Timothy Leroy Lincecum is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He has been nicknamed "The Freak", "The Franchise", and "Big Time Timmy Jim. " Lincecum is known for his long stride, unorthodox mechanics, and ability to generate high velocity despite his slight build: originally listed as 5 ft 11 in and 175 pounds. In part to add strength and durability, Lincecum put on about 15 pounds prior to the 2011 season.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1984 Birth Born on June 15, 1984.

TEENAGE

2003 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Lincecum attended Liberty Senior High School in Renton, Washington, where he played two seasons of varsity baseball. As a senior he won state player of the year and led his school to the 2003 3A state championship title. … Read More

TWENTIES

2004 - 2006 5 More Events
2007 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In the spring of 2007 Colorado Rockies prospect Ian Stewart called Lincecum "the toughest pitcher he ever faced", adding "Guys on our club who have been in the big leagues said he's the toughest guy they ever faced too … I’m not really sure why he's down here, but for a guy who was drafted last year … that guy is filthy."
Lincecum was on the cover of the July 7, 2008, issue of Sports Illustrated, and on July 6, he was selected to play in his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game. … Read More
2009 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Through twenty starts in 2009 Lincecum had amassed an 11–3 record with a 2.30 ERA, 183 strikeouts, four complete games, and two shutouts. … Read More
…  He was a member of the 2010, 2012 and 2014 World Series championship teams, winning the Babe Ruth Award in 2010 as the most valuable player of the MLB postseason. … Read More
In 2011, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and Lincecum matched up four times, evoking memories of the rivalry between Sandy Koufax and Juan Marichal in the 1960s. … Read More
Lincecum was converted to a relief pitcher in the 2012 MLB playoffs.

THIRTIES

2014 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Lincecum will earn $17 million in 2014 and $18 million in 2015. … Read More
2015 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Lincecum performed well during March 2015 Spring Training and showed signs of his old form. … Read More
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