6-3, 215lb (190cm, 97kg)
December 15, 1970
in Devils Lake, ND
Draft: Drafted by the New York Mets in the 50th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft from Kishwaukee College (Malta, IL) and the Texas Rangers in the 1st round (22nd) of the 1992 MLB June Amateur Draft from Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA).
High School: Bishop Shanley HS (Fargo, ND)
Schools: Kishwaukee College (Malta, IL), Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA), University of North Dakota (Grand Forks, ND)
Full Name: Ricky Allen Helling