JC Romero

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Birthday
4, 1976
Birthplace
Rio Piedras, PR
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Rio Piedras, PR

About

Puerto Rican pitcher most famous for his years with the Philadelphia Phillies, with whom he won the World Series in 2008. He played for Puerto Rico at the World Baseball Classic in 2006, 2009 and 2013.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Mobile in Alabama and was originally drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 1997.

Trivia

He is the first pitcher from Puerto Rico to earn two wins in the same World Series.

Family Life

He married former University of Mobile softball and basketball player Erin Hostrander.

Associated With

He won the 2008 World Series for the Phillies with the help of series MVP Cole Hamels.