Since the beginning of the baseball season, everybody is glued to their television sets, desperately waiting for the game to start. In case you missed the game on May 15th, then let us tell you that Texas Rangers MLB player Rougned Roberto Odor punched José Bautista in the jaw (ouch), and since then they have become worst of the enemies and haven’t played a game together. But now, they will be facing each other again in today’s match, on Thursday, October 6. If you are searching the Internet for terms such as, “José Bautista wiki,” “José Bautista net worth,” “José Bautista team name,” “José Bautista age,” and “José Bautista height,” then you have come to the right place because we will provide you with all the information you need to know about him.
José Bautista Wiki
José Antonio Bautista Santos was born on October 19, 1980 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is a Dominican professional baseball right fielder and currently plays on the Toronto Blue Jays. José Bautista is 35 years-old and stands exactly at six feet tall. He belonged to a middle class family, who placed a strong emphasis on education. Bautista’s mother was an accountant and a financial planner. His father had a master’s degree in agricultural engineering and used to run a poultry farm. He completed his high school education at De La Salle High School, which was sponsored by the Latin Athletes Education Fund. This fund was specially designed for potential baseball players. Although he was extremely passionate about baseball, he also studied business at Mother and Teacher Pontifical Catholic University.
Initially, Bautista declined many offers from various teams and made a highlight tape about himself and circulated it among many colleges. His life changed for good when Chipola Vollege in Marianna, Florida hired him as a player. He played there for two years.
The Dominican player is not married but in a committed, long-term relationship. José Bautista’s long-time partner is Neisha Marie Croyle. In 2011, the couple welcomed their first daughter named Estela Marie. In 2012, the pair welcomed their second daughter, Ava, and the third daughter, Emily was born in 2014.
José Bautista Net Worth
José Bautista’s net worth is estimated to be around $31.0 million. His salary is somewhere around $14.0 million. He also receives money for endorsements and sponsorships. He has signed a six-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays worth $65.0 million.
The Toronto Blue Jays have nicknamed Bautista “Joey Bats.” He is one of the most versatile players in Major League Baseball (MLB) for playing six different positions since 2001. Initially, he was a designated utility player but now he consistently plays in the outfield. In 2010 and 2011, he led the team with 54 home runs and 43 home runs, respectively, and has been playing amazingly since.
José Bautista began playing for the Toronto Blue Jays back in 2008 and is one of the most talented and brilliant players in Major League Baseball. It comes as no surprise that he has such a huge fan base. Bautista has also be given recognition for being such a talented baseball player that he won several awards, which definitely makes his team members proud of him. Be sure you keep yourself free this evening—this will be a game you surely don’t want to miss!