Bo Joseph Bichette is a professional Brazilian-American baseball shortstop who plays for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The Blue Jays picked Bichette’s contract and promoted him to the major leagues on July 29, 2019.
He hit his first major league hit, a single against Kansas City Royals pitcher Brad Keller, on only his second major league pitch.
Bichette blasted three home runs against the Royals on July 31, the second of which was his first MLB home run.
With a double against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 6, Bichette became the first player in MLB history to hit 10 extra-base hits in his first nine games.
Bichette joined Yadier Molina and Derrek Lee as the only players in the live-ball era to hit a double in eight consecutive games on August 7, breaking the Blue Jays club mark established by Carlos Delgado in 2000.
While playing in Toronto for the first time, Bichette extended his doubles run to nine games, a new MLB record. With 13 extra-base hits in the first 11 games of his career, he set a new MLB record.
Since Ted Williams in 1939, he became the only rookie to hit extra bases in nine consecutive games. Bichette broke team records with 20 hits and an 11-game hitting streak that included a 1.316 OPS.
He batted.311 with 11 home runs in 46 games this season.
Bo Bichette Nationality
Bo Joseph Bichette is a Brazilian-American.
Bichette is the younger brother of Dante Bichette Jr., a four-time All-Star outfielder in Major League Baseball. His name is a tribute to Bo Jackson.
He professes to be a Christian. Because their mother Mariana is a native of Porto Alegre, Brazil, both Bo and his brother Dante Jr. have represented Brazil in the World Baseball Classic.
What is Bo Bichette Ethnicity?
Bo Joseph Bichette is a Brazilian-American. His mother is a native of Porto Alegre of Brazil.