Ryan Wallace Zimmerman (born September 28, 1984)

Ryan Wallace Zimmermanis an American former professional baseball first baseman and third baseman who played 16 seasons for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Zimmerman graduated from Kellam High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and played college baseball at the University of Virginia.

He is nicknamed "Mr. National" as he had been a member of the  team from the Nationals’ 2005 inaugural season through 2021;  additionally, he was the team's first-ever draft pick after the  franchise's relocation from Montreal.

Zimmerman was drafted in the first round as the fourth overall pick by the Nationals in the 2005 Major League Baseball draft.

He is well known for his clutch hitting and walkoff hits. Formerly a third baseman, Zimmerman transitioned to first base in 2015.

Zimmerman became engaged to Heather Downen, a tech-firm sales representative, in April 2012, and they married in January 2013.

The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Mackenzie, in November 2013. Their second child, a daughter named Hayden, was born in June 2016. Their third child, a son named Henry was born in May 2020.