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Kerry Wood Speaker Profile

Former Pitcher for the Chicago Cubs

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Kerry Wood Biography

Kerry  Wood was born June 16, 1977 and is a National Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. Wood recorded over 200 strikeouts in four out of his first five seasons, with a high of 266 in 2003.

Wood has struggled with injuries throughout his career, being placed on the disabled list 14 times in the 13 seasons of his major league career. He missed the entire 1999 season due to elbow surgery in spring training. In recent years, he has had three serious arm injuries, and started only a total of 14 major league games from Opening Day 2005 through the middle of 2006. Wood returned to the Cubs during the 2007 season as a relief pitcher, and served as the team's closer in 2008.

While playing for the Cubs, the Woods hosted a celebrity bowling tournament called Kerry Wood's Strike Zone, which also featured a silent auction that raised over two million dollars.



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Chicago Cubs Greats Kerry Wood and Andre Dawson Make Appearance in State Farm Commercial

Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:45 am

Kerry Wood Andre Dawson AppearancesWe've seen Aaron Rodgers make the "Discount Double Check" famous. Now it takes on new meaning when Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood explains his own method for double checking. In their new commercial, Kerry and his State Farm agent get a real surprise out of Wrigley Field's iconic ivy wall, finding Cubs Hall of Famer, Andre Dawson. Kerry recently retired from baseball after 15 long...[Read More]

Former Cubs' All-Star Kerry Wood Serves Drinks at Woody's Winter Warm-Up Fundraiser in Chicago

Posted on 21 January 2013 | 2:16 am

Kerry Wood AppearanceFormer Chicago Cubs' pitcher Kerry Wood retired from Major League Baseball just last May and is continuing his frequent charitable efforts throughout the community. On Friday evening, January 18, Wood received a ton of support at his crowded Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser held at Harry Caray's Tavern at Navy Pier in Chicago. His second annual benefit drew a number of revered...[Read More]

Chicago Cubs All-Star Pitcher Kerry Wood will be Signing Autographs at Anderson's Bookshop

Posted on 10 December 2012 | 8:53 pm

Booking-Kerry-WoodsLooking to meet an MLB All-Star? You are in luck as Chicago Cubs All-Star Pitcher Kerry Wood will be Signing Autographs at Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville, Illinois. While at the Anderson's Bookshop, Kerry Wood will be promoting and signing his new book All You Can Be. Below is a brief description of his new book All You Can Be:

"In this colorful volume, illustrated by elementary...[Read More]

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