Know About Mookie Betts; Contract, Bowling, Stats, Wife, Height

Mookie-Betts
Published Date: 29 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 29 Aug, 2019

Besides enjoying a multi-million contract, Mookie Betts with his partner are rejoicing their new parenting roles. The MLB star is a complete family guy and tries to be with his newly-born in his free time.

American professional baseball right fielder Mookie Betts plays for MLB team Boston Red Sox. The number fifty of Sox is the recipient of 4× All-Star honors for four consecutive years from 2016 to 2019.

Mookie Betts Bio & Family

The player was born as Markus Lynn “Mookie” Betts on 7 October 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee to parents, Willie Betts and Diana Benedict. Mookie went to Overton high school and then attended the University of Tennessee on a baseball scholarship in November 2010.

Mookie stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) and weighs around 82 kg,

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Career & Net Worth

After high school and college careers, the Sox selected him in the 5th round of the 2011 MLB draft. He allied with Red Sox organization on a contract worth $75,000. In 2013, he played for the Low A South Atlantic League team, Greenville Drive.On 9 July 2013, he got the fortune to play for the High A Carolina League team Salem Red Sox. Likewise, during the 2014 season started, Double-A Eastern League team, Portland Sea Dogs selected him. Almost three years later, he got to be a part of Sox’s active roaster since 28 June 2014.

Mookie Betts playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

In 2016, he was a part of the 2016 MLB All-Star Game selection, the first of his career. It’s been over eight years that Mookie is committed to Sox per his contract.

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Does Mookie Have A Wife?

The 26-year-old does not have a wife but relishes a seven years old committed relationship with his girlfriend, Brianna Hammonds. They are dating each other since 2013 after meeting each other at high school in 2005. Together the couple shares a beautiful daughter, Kynlee Ivory, born on 7 November 2018. Mookie has posted a sweet social media post celebrating the six months of his lovely daughter.

Mookie Betts with partner Brianna Hammonds and daughter Kynlee on 6 May 2019 (Picture: Mookie’s Instagram)

The player and his partner has not announced anything about their marriage. There are very happy with their relationship status that perfectly compliments their professional and personal commitments.

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Some Interesting Facts About Mookie Betts

  • Mookie’s dad, Willie, was only Betts’ full-time coach for one season before another coach took over the team.
  • His dad spent years training his son around Tennessee for baseball practices and games.
  • In his junior high school career stats, he batted .548 with 24 steals.
  • Besides MLB, he is a professional tenpin bowler for the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA). He had a perfect game in the World Series of Bowling.
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