JockBio Vital Stats
  • Washington Nationals
• Third Base • #11
  • Height: 6' 2 "
• Weight: 210 • Born: 9/28/84
  • Ryan’s childhood home is nicknamed “Sandtucket”—a mixture of the Nantucket and Sandbridge sections of Virginia Beach.
  • Ryan graduated in the top 30 of his high school senior class.
  • Ryan was the highest ever pick from UVA.
  • Ryan was named MVP at the 2004 FISU World University Baseball Championship.
  • In 2006, Ryan became the third National League rookie in the last 50 years to have at least 100 RBIs in a season. The other two were Albert Pujols and Mike Piazza.
  • Papa John's named a pizza after him called the Zimmerman pizza in 2007. It comes with five toppings.
  • Ryan's ziMS Foundation, focused on finding a cure for MS, was founded in November of 2006. For every contract Ryan signs, a percentage goes to the foundation.
  • Ryan’s agents are Casey Close and Brodie Van Wagenen, principals of Creative Artists Agency, which also represents Peyton Manning, Lebron James and Brad Pitt.
  • Ryan worked as a cart boy at Hell’s Point Golf Club as a kid.





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