Timothy Leroy Lincecum (born June 15, 1984) is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has been nicknamed 'The Freak', 'The Franchise', and 'Big Time Timmy Jim.' Lincecum attended the University of Washington, where he won the Golden Spikes Award as the top collegiate player in the nation. He was a first-round draft choice of the Giants in 2006, and debuted in MLB in 2007. Lincecum is a two-time Cy Young Award winner. In his MLB career, Lincecum has appeared in four All-Star Games. He was a member of the 2010 World Series champions, winning the Babe Ruth Award in the process. Lincecum attended Liberty Senior High School in Renton, Washington, where he played two seasons of varsity baseball. As a senior he won state player of the year and led his school to the 2003 3A state championship title. After high school Lincecum went on to pitch for the University of Washington.