Chris Bassitt Age: How Old Is Chris Bassitt?

How Old Is Chris Bassitt?

Chris Bassitt is 33 years old. He was born on February 22, 1989 

 

Who Is Chris Bassitt?

Christopher M. Bassitt is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently pitches for the New York Mets. In 2014, he made his MLB debut with the Chicago White Sox, and from 2015 until 2021, he was a member of the Oakland Athletics.

He was a standout basketball and baseball player at Genoa Area High School and the University of Akron before turning pro.



Bassitt was a member of the baseball and basketball teams at Genoa Area High School in Genoa, Ohio. Bassitt was chosen to the All-Suburban Lakes League first team in both sports his senior year.

In 2007, his senior year, he threw for the baseball club and had a 1.56 earned run average (ERA) with 65 strikeouts in 56 innings pitched.

Bassitt was selected to play basketball at the university level after graduating from high school.

He elected to attend the University of Akron, where he competed in the Mid-American Conference as a member of the Akron Zips baseball team (MAC).

In his first year at Akron, Bassitt sat out. Bassitt was the Zips’ closer as a redshirt freshman in 2009. He had a 12–2 win-loss record, a 3.52 ERA, and seven saves in his career.

He only pitched in one game as a sophomore, focusing on his studies. Bassitt pitched to a 1.42 ERA as a junior, limiting opposing batters to a.183 batting average against.

He was named the second tea of the All-MAC.