Born: Aug 11, 1986
Outfielder Colby Ryan Rasmus started as a P/1B and represented his hometown Phenix City, AL in the 1999 Little League World Series. In 2005 as a senior, he led his Russell County, AL high school team to a national championship, hitting .417 with a pitching record of 1-0.
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 28th round of the 2005 amateur draft, Rasmus debuted with the Redbirds in 2009. Traded to Toronto in 2011, Colby played with the Blue Jays through 2014.
With 116 homers over seven major-league seasons, Rasmus signed as a free agent with the Astros on January 20, 2015.