Javier Báez

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Birthday
1, 1992
Birthplace
Bayamon, PR
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1992 (age 27)
Birthplace
Bayamon, PR

About

Puerto Rican second baseman who joined the Chicago Cubs in 2014, where he became the youngest player in the National League. In 2016, he helped the Cubs win the franchise's first World Series Championship since 1908.

Before Fame

He grew up in Puerto Rico and moved to Florida in 2005, where he attended Arlington Country Day School. He was named Most Exciting Player in the Midwest League by Baseball America while playing for the Peoria Chiefs.

Trivia

In his rookie season, he became the first player since 1954 to hit three home runs in his first three games.

Family Life

He has three brothers and a sister. He married Irmarie Márquez and they have a son named Adrián Javier. 

Associated With

He became teammates with Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo in 2014.