Rick Sutcliffe wife Robin Ross walked down the aisle on 18 February 1978. The power couple met for the first time in Independence Missouri.
Sutcliffe is a former professional baseball pitcher, first drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1974 amateur draft.
With the Chicago Cubs, he won 31 games and led the American League in earned run average in 1982. The Red Baron (his nickname) won the National League Cy Young Award in 1984.
Rick also received the Roberto Clemente Award for 1987, which is given each year to a Major League player who shows sportsmanship.
After ending his baseball career he worked as a pitching coach for the Idaho Falls Braves for one year. He then worked as a guest analyst for ESPN Radio's coverage of the MLB playoff since 1998.
He serves as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes' motivational speaker. From his journey as a baseball player to an ESPN commentator, Rick Sutcliffe net worth amounts to $17 million.
Rick Sutcliffe Married Life
Rick and Robin Ross are happily married for more than four decades. Robin also shares the same passion for baseball.
Ross watched the first game of Sutcliffe in Wrigley Field in June 1984 and she had tears in her eyes after the match.
When Rick won the Cy Young award, Rick was there to accompany the proud moment for her hubby and share happiness with him.
Robin has shared information related to baseball on her social media account. On April 27, 2021, she made a tweet remembering her husband's game when he hit his final career in Cleveland in 1983.
Ross celebrates her birthday on October 12. She is an avid pet lover and also cherishes spending time with her grandchildren.
Meanwhile, her partner Rick Sutcliffe now works as a broadcaster for ESPN in the lead analyst role for their Wednesday Night Baseball coverage.
Rick Sutcliffe Children
Rick has one daughter named Shelby Sutcliffe. Shelby studied at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Shelby is the vice president of World Vision Company since April 2020. She has been with the company since 2008 working in various positions.
She first worked as a program management officer for six years. After that Shelby worked as a Deputy Director, and Health & OVC Technical Advisor from October 2014 to February 2018 for three years.
Shelby completed her Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from Texas Christian University and her Master of Science in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Regarding her personal life, Shelby is in a gracious marital relationship with Hunter Benson since August 4, 2007.
They first met in 2004, fell in love with each other, and ultimately tied the knot three years later. The couple have two children together.
Inside Rick Sutcliffe Family
Rick Sutcliffe was born to parents Louise Boss and Sutcliffe Sr. Rick on June 21, 1956. He grew up with his siblings Terry and Sherri Sutcliffe.
Louise and Sutcliffe Sr. parted ways when Rick was only 13 years old. The Red Baron then moved to his grandparents.
His father was a racecar driver and growing up he was absolutely fascinated with the sport and wanted to follow in his old man's footsteps.
However, after the divorce of his mom and dad, the receiver idea went away and his grandparents gave him a baseball glove. Rick's mom Louise sadly passed away at the age of 55 due to cancer.
Sutcliffe Sr. Won Track Championship
Sutcliffe Sr. is a former race driver. He won the prestigious track Championship at Topeka and Knoxville in 1968.
In 1956, he started competing in modified races at the Riverside Stadiums, Lakeside Speedway, and neighborhood tracks in Kansas City. He worked for a transportation company and drove a truck post his high school.
He also competed in races with the International Motor Contest Association and qualified for the Knoxville Nationals A-main.
Furthermore, he won three races in Lincoln and the Midwest Speedway Championship for Van Patten. Sutcliffe Sr. was inducted into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame.
However, after retiring from racing he operates a Kansas City trucking firm, Sutcliffe Transfer.