Birth date 13 Aug 1977 (40 years)
Nationality United States United States
Position Pitcher
Nickname Will
Team history
Atlanta Braves 2008 - present
Chicago Cubs 2005 - 2007
Chicago Cubs 2000 - 2001

William McDaniel Ohman was born on August 13, 1977 in Frankfurt, Germany.

He is 6’2”, weighs 210 pounds, and bats and throws left. He is a relief pitcher.

High SchoolWill graduated in 1995 from Ponderosa High School in Parker, Colorado.

CollegeWill went to Pepperdine, where he majored in business administration.

CareerWill made his major league debut in 2000 for the Chicago Cubs as a relief pitcher, and has spent most of his career in the minor leagues.

He missed the 2002 and 2003 seasons due to an elbow injury and subsequent surgery.

In 2004, he pitched for the minor league Iowa Cubs and in the following off-season, he was added to the 40-man roster.

On April 26, 2005, Will was called up from the minors and on the same day, made his first major league appearance since 2001. He also recorded the Opening Day win for the Cubs on April 2, 2006.

On August 7, 2007, however, the Cubs optioned Will to Triple A-Iowa and called up Sean Gallagher to replace him.

On December 4, 2007, he was traded along with Omar Infante to the Atlanta Braves for Jose Ascanio.

PersonalWill and wife Allyson have a daughter: Annabel, and a son: Jack.

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