Sidney Ponson Triumphs and trials

  • Updated: April 24, 2007 - 5:23 PM

1976: Born Nov. 2 in Noord, Aruba.

1976: Born Nov. 2 in Noord, Aruba.

1987: Goes to work on a cruise ship at age 11.

1993: Signs with the Orioles at age 16.

1998: Reaches the big leagues at age 21, going 8-9 for the Orioles.

1999: Throws 210 innings and goes 12-12 for the Orioles.

2003: Goes 14-6 before getting moved to San Francisco at the trade deadline. Then goes 3-6 with the Giants and fails to hold a lead in a playoff loss to Marlins.

2003-04 offseason: After becoming a free agent, he re-signs with Baltimore for three years, $22.5 million. Also earns the nickname "Sir Sidney" after being knighted in his native Aruba by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. Aruba is part of the kingdom of the Netherlands.

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