Know About Pete Alonso; Age, Jersey, Salary, Girlfriend, Home Runs

Published Date: 29 Sep, 2019 Updated date: 29 Sep, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Pete Alonso just hit 53rd home run of the season and broke the MLB rookie record formerly set by the Yankees star, Aaron Judge. The Mets slugger’s record-breaking solo shot gave New York a 3-0 lead over Atlanta Braves.

Pete Alonso is an American professional baseball first baseman for the New York Mets of the Major League Baseball. He landed his major league break in 2019, after shining for the Mets in the minor league.

Pete Alonso Short Bio; Age, Parents, Height, Education

The 24-years-of-age MLB star was born with the name Peter Morgan Alonso on 7 December 1994, in Tampa, Florida, the United States. He is the son of his parents, Peter Matthew Alonso and Michelle Alonso.

Standing tall at the height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.9 m), Pete attended Jesuit High School for his early education. Eventually, he transferred to Henry B. Plant High School in Tampa to finish high school. There he found his interest in baseball besides playing football and lacrosse as a side sport. Later, Pete enrolled at the University of Florida where he played college baseball for the Florida Gators.

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Career, Salary, Contract

After a compelling amateur career, Pete Alonso took the next step forward and joined the New York Mets as the 64th overall pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball draft. He penned the contract with the Mets for a $909,200 signing bonus. After the contract, he played in the minor leagues with Brooklyn Cyclones, St. Lucie Mets, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, and Las Vegas 51s.


Catch Pete Alonso’s Minor League career stats (Picture: MLB)

Pete made into the major team in the Opening Day of the 2019 season. He signed a new one-year deal with the Mets which earns him the average salary of $555,000.  Subsequently, Pete registered his first home run on 1 April and multi-home run on 9 April 2019 in his Mets’ jersey. Besides, the rookie hit 53rd home run of the season to break the record set by Aaron Judge for the most home runs by a rookie in MLB history on 28 September 2019.

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Who Is Pete Alonso’s Girlfriend?

Besides enjoying his rampant major league career, Pete Alonso basks in a wonderful off-field life as well. He enjoys a blissful romance with his girlfriend named Haley Renee.


Pete Alonso with his girlfriend Haley Renee on 9 September 2019 (Picture: Pete’s Instagram)

The couple has been in each other’s corner for more than four years now. They are actively seen on social media celebrating the blissful moments and enjoying one another’s company.

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Some Interesting Facts About Pete Alonso

  • Pete’s paternal grandfather, Peter Conrad Alonso, had fled his hometown of Barcelona while the Spanish Civil War and settled in Queens, New York.
  • Pete became the first player in MLB history since 1900 with 11 extra-base hits in his first 10 career games.
  • His career highlight includes All-Star (2019).   
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