Didi Gregorius

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Birthday
18, 1990
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1990 (age 32)
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands

About

MLB shortstop who played for the New York Yankees from 2015 to 2019, then went on to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies prior to the 2020 season. In 2018 with the Yankees, he had one of his best years in the majors, setting a career-high with 27 home runs while compiling 86 RBI and 89 runs. 

Before Fame

He was born in Amsterdam and grew up on the island of Curacao. He began his MLB career with the Cincinnati Reds in 2012.

Trivia

He was named a Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau by the Dutch government after winning the 2011 World Baseball Classic. He was chosen to represent the Netherlands at the 2013 World Baseball Classic but strained his ulnar collateral ligament while training and was ruled out.

Family Life

He was born to parents Sherista and Johannes, who was also a professional baseball player.

Associated With

He was briefly teammates with All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran on the Yankees.