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Born: March 16, 1982
Place: Winchester, Massachusetts but raised in Londonderry, New Hampshire.
Resides: Los Angeles, California
High School: Londonderry High School
College: Louisiana State University
Drafted By: San Francisco Giants (24th, round, 723rd pick) in the 2003 amateur draft.
Signed: August 24, 2003
Major League Debut: April 23, 2006
Teams: Giants 2006-Present
Contract: Resigned on March 26, 2010.
2 Years/$15M (11-12)
2011: $6.5M, 2012: $8.5M
Arbitration Eligible: 2013
Free Agent: 2014
3-time All Star (2008, 2010, 2011)
MLB Saves Champion (2010)
2010 World Series Champion
Wilson won the Punt, Pass and Kick contest at halftime of a New England Patriots game.
He was chosen Class Clown of his high school graduating class.
Wilson’s father, a career Air Force man, died of kidney cancer at the age of 53 when Wilson was 17. The pitcher’s crossed-arm gesture after victories is, in part, a tribute to him.
Wilson’s Career Stats