St.Louis Cardinals Pitcher Adam Wainwright was born on August 30, 1981. He currently is an American Major League Baseball Ace pitcher for the cardinals he started his career in baseball by being the 29th pick in the first round of the 2000 amateur draft. His performance in the minor leagues put him in a position for being braves top starting pitcher. The braves traded him in 2003 to the cardinals where he started as a relief pitcher and closer. Wainwright made his debut in September 2005 Against the New York Mets.