Ian Happ, full name Ian Edward Happ is an American born professional baseball player who plays as an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs baseball team of Major League Baseball(MLB). Ian’s height is 1.83 m and he weighs 93 kg. For the 2022 baseball season, Ian will earn an annual salary of $6.85 million from the Cubs.
He grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. His parents are Keith Happ and Mary Beth Happ and he has a brother called Chris Happ.
Ian’s amateur baseball career began when he attended Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He played for the baseball team till he completed. He then played college baseball for the Cincinnati Bearcats at the University of Cincinnati.
Ian played collegiate summer baseball for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League just before the beginning of the 2014 baseball season and was named a league All-Star.
During the 2015 MLB draft, Ian was considered one of the top prospects for the season and was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the first round of the draft. He signed with the Cubs and made his professional debut after he was made to play with the Eugene Emeralds of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.
The Cubs later promoted him to the South Bend Cubs of the Class A Midwest League that same season. He spent his 2016 season with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. He was promoted to the major leagues on May 13 2017 by the Cubs.
How Old Is Ian Happ?
Ian Happ is 27 years old. He was born on August 12, 1994.