Tim Lincecum, sports speaker, current pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels, and former starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of the Major League Baseball, is best known for his unorthodox mechanics and ability to generate high velocity behind the baseball despite his slight build. He was dubbed “The Freak” by his fans based on his right-handed throws and left-handed swings.
After his college career with the University of Washington, Tim Lincecum was drafted 10th overall by the San Francisco Giants, Making him the first player from UW to be chosen in the first round. In 2006, he was awarded the Golden Spikes Award, which is awarded annually to the best amateur baseball player. Tim Lincecum made his major league debut in 2007 after an injury to the Giant’s fifth starter, Russ Ortiz. In 2008, he was featured on the July 7 issue of Sports Illustrated and was selected to play in his first MLB All-Star Game.
Since his debut, Tim Lincecum has been invited to three more consecutive All-Star games in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Tim Lincecum led his team to the 2010 World Series Championship against the Texas Rangers. He was awarded the National League Cy Young Award in 2008 and 2009 and the Babe Ruth Award in 2010. He was the MLB strikeout leader in 2008 and three-time National League strikeout leader in 2008, 2009 and 2010. In 2010, Tim would win his first of three World Series Championships. He would go on to lead the Giants as World Series Champions in 2012 and again in 2014.
Tim Lincecum is available for public events, public relations campaigns and personal appearances.
APPEARANCES: ESPY Awards
TO WORK WITH TIM LINCECUM: Sports Speaker Tim Lincecum can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.