Francisco Cervelli

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Birthday
6, 1986
Birthplace
Valencia, Venezuela
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1986 (age 33)
Birthplace
Valencia, Venezuela

About

Venezuelan-born MLB catcher who began his career with the New York Yankees in 2008.

Before Fame

He played a variety of infield positions before signing on with the Yankees, who converted him into a catcher.

Trivia

In addition to the Yankees, he also played internationally for Italy at the 2009 World Baseball Classic.

Family Life

He was born in Valencia, Venezuela, his father an Italian immigrant.

Associated With

Like his teammate Jorge Posada, he refused to wear batting gloves; one of the last few holdouts in the majors to do so.