Christopher Bassitt is known to be a professional baseball player with the New York Mets baseball team. He plays as a pitcher for the team and earns an annual salary of $4.9 million from the Mets.
Chris was born in Ohio where he attended high school at the Genoa Area High School in Genoa, Ohio. He played baseball for the school team and was named to the All-Suburban Lakes League first team during his senior year.
He further went to the University of Akron where he played college baseball for the Akron Zips baseball team. The Chicago White Sox team drafted him in 2011 in the 16th round of the 2011 MLB draft. He signed with the White Sox and began his professional career that year by playing with the Bristol White Sox of the Rookie-level Appalachian League.
Chris spent his 2013 minor league season, playing for the Winston-Salem Dash of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. He was promoted that year to the Birmingham Barons of the Class AA Southern League.
He made his MLB debut in August 2014 for the White Sox when they played against the Detroit Tigers. The White Sox traded him to the Oakland Athletics in 2015 and they also traded him in March 2022 to the New York Mets where he has been to date.
Meet Chris Bassitt Daughter, Jane And His Son Mateo
Chris Bassitt has two children with his wife Jessica. A daughter called Landry Jane and a son named Mateo.