By Jon M. Fishman
Pittsburgh Pirates big name heart fielder Andrew McCutchen did not have a lot turning out to be up. yet he did have enormous goals approximately taking part in for an immense League Baseball (MLB) group. In 2005, these desires got here actual whilst the Pirates selected Andrew with the eleventh decide within the MLB draft. The Pirates have been a nasty crew. They hadn't been to the playoffs on account that 1992. Andrew helped swap all that. In 2013, he led the Pirates to the playoffs, and he was once named nationwide League most useful participant within the approach.
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Com. 31 Index All-Star Game, 28 Cutch’s Crew, 26 Dixie Youth Baseball team, 12–13 Gulf Coast League Pirates, 21 Hanslovan, Maria (fiancée), 27 Hurdle, Clint, 8 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft (2005), 18–20 McCutchen, Andrew: batting averages, 15, 18, 24–25, 27; charity work, 26; childhood, 10–12; high school years, 16–18; middle school years, 14–15; minor-league career, 21; MLB games, 4–7, 22–23; relationship with parents, 12, 17–19, 23 McCutchen, Lorenzo (father), 9–12, 17–19, 23 McCutchen, Petrina Swan (mother), 9–12, 17, 19, 23 Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, 8, 27 Pittsburgh Pirates, 4–5, 18–21, 22–25, 28 Sidwell, Rob, 19–20 Tofanelli, Jeff, 13–16 World Series, 5 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Rich Schultz/ Getty Images, p.
29. Front cover: © Dennis Poroy/Getty Images. Main body text set in Caecilia LT Std 55 Roman 16/28. Typeface provided by Adobe Systems. 32 THIS PAGE INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK ANDREW MCCUTCHEN Pittsburgh Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen didn’t have much growing up. But he did have big Amazing Athletes dreams about playing for titles: a Major League Baseball Jeff Gordon Aaron Rodgers Joe Mauer Abby Wambach (MLB) team. In 2005, those Justin Verlander Adrian Peterson Kevin Durant Albert Pujols dreams came true when Kevin Garnett Alex Ovechkin Kevin Love Alex Rodriguez the Pirates chose Andrew LaDainian Tomlinson Andrew Luck LeBron James Andrew McCutchen with the 11th pick in the Maria Sharapova Barry Bonds Mariano Rivera Ben Roethlisberger MLB draft.
They Michael Phelps Brian Urlacher Michael Vick hadn’t been to the playoffs Brittney Griner Miguel Cabrera Bryce Harper Mikaela Shiffrin since 1992. Andrew helped Calvin Johnson Mike Trout Carmelo Anthony change all that. In 2013, Peyton Manning Chris Paul Prince Fielder Clay Matthews he led the Pirates to the Richard Sherman Clayton Kershaw Robert Griffin III Colin Kaepernick playoffs, and he was Roger Federer Dale Earnhardt Jr. Roy Halladay Dallas Friday named the National Russell Wilson Danica Patrick Ryan Howard Dave Mirra League Most Valuable Sammy Sosa David Beckham Shaquille O’Neal David Ortiz Player in the process.
Andrew McCutchen by Jon M. Fishman