JD Martinez

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Birthday
21, 1987
Birthplace
Miami, FL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1987 (age 30)
Birthplace
Miami, FL

About

MLB outfielder who debuted with the Houston Astros in 2011, then had his breakout season as a member of the Detroit Tigers in 2014. He signed a 5-year deal with the Boston Red Sox in 2018. 

Before Fame

He was a two-time All-SSC baseball player at Nova Southeastern University. He became the first player from Nova Southeastern University to play in the major leagues.

Trivia

He hit a home run in each of his first two postseason games in 2014, the first player in Tigers' history to do so.

Family Life

His parents are named Mayra and Julio, and he was raised with five sisters.

Associated With

In 2011, he was called up to the majors by the Astros to replace outfielder Hunter Pence, who was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies.