Is Drew Rasmussen Related to Dennis Rasmussen?
Drew Rasmussen is not related to Dennis Rasmussen. They Share the same Surname and are also Baseball players.
Dennis Lee Rasmussen is a professional baseball pitcher from the United States. He played for the San Diego Padres, New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago Cubs, and Kansas City Royals in Major League Baseball. He batted and threw with his left hand.
Rasmussen was born on April 18, 1959, in Los Angeles and grew up in San Clemente, California.
When a fast car knocked him off his bicycle on Labor Day in 1973, he was 14 years old, and the fall amputated his left foot, which was dangling by the Achilles tendon.
Although an emergency room doctor predicted that the foot would have to be amputated, an orthopedic surgeon was able to salvage it. As a result, his left ankle is devoid of cartilage.
Drew Thomas Rasmussen is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays in the United States. He previously played with the Milwaukee Brewers, with whom he debuted in the Major League Baseball in 2020.
Rasmussen went to Mt. Spokane High School in Mead, Washington, and went on to play baseball for the Beavers at Oregon State University. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Rasmussen in the 39th round of the 2014 MLB draft prior to his freshman season.