Mookie Betts

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Full Name Mookie Betts
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name Mookie
Gender Male
Famous As Baseball Player
Birth Date October 7th, 1992
Birth Place Nashville, Tennesse

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Markus Lynn "Mookie" Betts famed as Mookie Betts is an American professional baseball right fielder who currently plays for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He was drafted by the Red Sox in 2011, and made his MLB debut in the 2014 season, sharing time between second base and the outfield. In 2018 he became the first player in Major League history to win the Most Valuable Player, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, batting title, and World Series in the same season. He is one of the very talented baseball players in this modern era. 

Red Sox's Mookie Betts promised a fan he would homer for him

Boston Red Sox star Mookie Betts promised a fan before Friday's game that he would hit a home run for him. He more than delivered. He ended up hitting three home runs, and there was probably only one person at Fenway Park who was more excited about the Red Sox's 10-5 victory: 10-year-old Nico Sapienza. He became the first person in MLB to win the American League Most Valuable Player, a Silver Slugger award, a Gold Glove, award, a batting title, and a World Series in the same season.

Early Life of Mookie Betts 

Mookie Betts was born on 7th October 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee to Diana Benedict and Willie Belts, his parents. His full name is Markus Lynn "Mookie" Betts. He is an American by his nationality and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. His astrological sign is Libra and his religion is Christian. As of 2018, he celebrated his 26th birthday. He went to John Overton High School in Nashville, Tennessee. Since his high school days, he has a strong devotion to the game of baseball. 

Body Measurements of Mookie Betts

MLB star, Mookie Betts has a great physique; he stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches. He has an athletic body build. He has got a very charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. He has a balanced weight of 82 Kg. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

Career of Mookie Betts

  • Mookie began his career from his high school.
  • His junior year at Overton, Betts batted .548 with 24 steals in 2010.
  • Later he signed a letter of commitment to attend the University of Tennessee on a baseball scholarship, also getting recruited by Vanderbilt University, Mississippi State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
  • He also excelled in bowling, named the Tennessee boys Bowler of the Year in 2010 with a high score of 290.
  • In the year 2011, he batted 509 with 30 steals and was honorable mention inclusion for the Louisville Slugger High School All-American list.
  • In the 2011 MLB Draft, he was selected in the 5th round with the 172nd overall pick by Boston Red Sox signing $750,000 contract.
  • Further, he played two seasons for the minor leagues.
  • In 2012, he batted .267 and stole 20 bases in 71 games for the short season Lowell Spinners of the New York-Penn League.
  • He started the 2013 season with the Greenville Drive of the Low A South Atlantic League. 
  • He was then promoted to the Red Sox on 28th June 2014.
  • He is also an avid bowler; he bowled all the way through his youth and competed in the PBA World Series of Bowling in Reno, Nevada, in 2015.
  • On 29th June 2014, he made his debut recording his first major league career hit against Yankees starter Chase Whitley in the fourth inning. 
  • On 19th July, he was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket when Shane Victorino was activated from the disabled list. 
  • On 1st August, he was recalled and was again optioned back and again re-called on 18th August 2014.
  • on 11th September 2014, He was named the second base following to regular baseman Dustin Pedroia and Brock Holt.
  • He was named to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game as an American League starting outfielder. 
  • After 2018 MVP season, he earned his 3rd consecutive Gold Glove. 
  • He was also named the American League MVP, making him the only player in American League history to win the World Series. 
  • In February 2019, he won the 2019 CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational, competing with professional bowler Tommy Jones.
  • He was selected as a reserve outfielder to the 2019 All-Star Game.
  • He had the fifth three-homer game of his career, hitting a home run in each of his first three at-bats against of James Paxton of the Yankees on 26th July 2019.

Marital Status (Engaged), Dating, Girlfriend

Mookie Betts is neither married nor single. As of today, he is engaged to his long-time girlfriend Brianna Hammonds. His fiance, Brianna was born on August 7, 1994, and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 2015. They have known each other since middle school and has been together since then. On 6th November 2018, the couple welcomed their first baby girl. Till the date, there is no news and rumors popped out in media sites regarding their break up, and extra affairs. The couple is living a happy life without any disturbances.

Net Worth of Mookie Betts 

The net worth of this famous baseball player will be surely in millions. As of 2019, his net worth is approximately $6 million. His current salary is reported $10.5 million, which he gets through his native club Boston Red Sox. He also earns from many endorsements as well. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings.