Joc Pederson

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Birthday
21, 1992
Birthplace
Palo Alto, CA
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1992 (age 26)
Birthplace
Palo Alto, CA

About

Outfielder who debuted with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014 and helped the team reach the World Series in 2017. 

Before Fame

Following the 2010 MLB Draft, he decided to sign with the Dodgers rather than play at USC. He began his career with one of the Dodgers' farm teams, the Ogden Raptors, and was named a Rookie League, Pioneer League, and Baseball America Rookie All-Star.

Trivia

While playing for the Pacific Coast League, he was named the league's Most Valuable Player of 2014.

Family Life

The son of Stu and Shelley Pederson, he grew up in Palo Alto, California, with siblings named Tyger, Champ, and Jacey. In January 2018, he married longtime girlfriend Kelsey Williams. They welcomed a daughter named Poppy later that October.

Associated With

In 2015, he became the fifth Dodger to hit a homer in five consecutive games, joining Roy CampanellaShawn GreenMatt Kemp, and Adrian Gonzalez.