Birth date 13 Aug 1983 (34 years)
Nationality United States United States
Position Pitcher
Team history
Oakland Athletics 2007 - present

Dallas Lee Braden was born on August 13, 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona. He is a left-handed pitcher for the Oakland Athletics.

Dallas is 6’ 1”, weighs 195 pounds, and bats and thorws left.

High SchoolDallas graduated from Stagg High School in Stockton, California, where he played baseball and was on the cross country track team.

CollegeDallas went to American River College for two years, then transferred to Texas Tech University.

Minor LeaguesDallas was drafted in the ninth round of the June, 2004 draft by the Oakland Athletics.

Major LeaguesDallas was called up to the majors on April 24, 2007, to replace the injured Rich Harden. He made his first Major League start and picked up the win against the Baltimore Orioles.

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