Rick Sutcliffe Speaker Profile
Rick Sutcliffe Biography
Rick Sutcliffe was born June 21, 1956 in Independence, Missouri and is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher and current television sportscaster, nicknamed The Red Baron for his red hair and beard.
A right-hander, Sutcliffe was a three-time All-Star. He won the National League Rookie of the Year award in 1979 and the National League Cy Young Award in 1984.
After his retirement from baseball, Sutcliffe became a color commentator for the San Diego Padres on Channel 4 San Diego (19972004) and ESPN (1998present), as well as a minor-league pitching coach in the San Diego Padres system for a couple of seasons. He also broadcasts the World Series and the ALCS for MLB International, where he is teamed with Dave O'Brien, his usual ESPN partner.
On March 13, 2008, Sutcliffe was diagnosed with curable and maintainable colon cancer. He underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments in his hometown of Kansas City during the spring of 2008 and returned to work with ESPN on May 21, 2008. He continues to maintain a positive attitude and credits this to his faith in Jesus, strong family encouragement, incredible friends and immense support all over the world. As a result of his trials, he has shown great interest in motivational speaking about overcoming trials through your faith for groups such as Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
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