Anthony Rizzo Rank
About Anthony Rizzo
Anthony Vincent Rizzo is an American professional baseball player. Rizzo, who is noted for playing as a first baseman, was chosen by the Boston Red Sox during the 2007 Major League Baseball draft. He was then directly out of high school. The team featured him in the Minor League Baseball through its rookie level affiliate teams.
In 2011, he debuted in the Major League Baseball after he was traded to the San Diego Padres. The following year, he was traded to the Chicago Cubs.
His brother, John Rizzo, played college football for the Florida Atlantic University. After undergoing six months of chemotherapy, he was told that his cancer, known as Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which was diagnosed in April 2008, was in remission. He married Emily Vakos in December 2018.
His achievements include the 2017 Roberto Clemente Award, the 2016 Silver Slugger Award, the 2016 Platinum Glove Award and the 2016 World Series champion.
He founded the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation in 2012 to raise money for cancer research and treatment.
Anthony Rizzo Rank
Anthony Rizzo's Popularity
Anthony Rizzo is a famous American baseball player, who was born on August 8, 1989. As a person born on this date, Anthony Rizzo is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (August 8) and the 145th most popular for the year (1989).
People born on August 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Anthony Rizzo is the 716th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Anthony Rizzo's birthday, Anthony Rizzo is the 4845th most famous American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.
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