Mitch Moreland

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Birthday
6, 1985
Birthplace
Amory, MS
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
Amory, MS

About

17th round selection of the Texas Rangers in the 2007 MLB Draft who made his major league debut for the team in July of 2010. He is a first baseman who has also filled in as a designated hitter and right fielder. He won a World Series title with the Boston Red Sox in 2018. 

Before Fame

He attended Mississippi State University and played for a collegiate league team called the Danville Dans.

Trivia

He began his major league career with a .1000 batting average after hitting a single in his first plate appearance against pitcher Vin Mazzaro.

Family Life

He was born in Amory, Mississippi. He is a third cousin of Dallas sports talk radio personality Gordon Keith.

Associated With

He was first brought up to the major after Texas placed Ian Kinsler on the disabled list.