Yan Gomes

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Birthday
19, 1987
Birthplace
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
19, 1987 (age 31)
Birthplace
Sao Paulo, Brazil

About

Brazilian catcher best known as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians. He earned his first Silver Slugger Award in 2014. In 2016, he helped the Indians reach the World Series.

Before Fame

He moved from Cuba to the United States at age 12 and played college baseball for the Tennessee Volunteers.

Trivia

He is the first player from Brazil ever to play in Major League Baseball.

Family Life

He married Jenna Hammaker, whose father is former All-Star pitcher Atlee Hammaker.

Associated With

He has caught pitches from Cody Allen in Chicago.