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Joc Pederson

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21, 1992
Palo Alto, CA
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21, 1992 (age 29)
Palo Alto, CA


Outfielder who debuted with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2014. He won a World Series title with the Dodgers in 2020 and also helped the team reach the World Series in 2017 and 2019. 

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.


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.