Ian Edward Happ is a professional American Baseball outfielder who plays for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. Ian Happ was born on August 12, 1994. Happ is known to have played college baseball at the University of Cincinnati for the Cincinnati Bearcats team.
Happ in his early years attended Mt. Lebanon High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He recorded with them a hit. 449, 12 home runs 65 batter runs in a period of 4 seasons.
When we come to his professional career, he commenced his professional career with the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He was picked in the first round of the 2015 MLB draft and made his first appearance in the year 2017. He made his first appearance with the Eugene Emeralds of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.
He had his promotion to the major leagues on May 13, 2017, and made appearances in several 26 games. It will interest you to know that Happ became the fifth player to hit a grand slam and strike out of four in MLB history. In the year 2009, he was named National League Player of the week on September 30. In the year 2021, he led the team in 66 RBIs with 105 hits, 25 home runs, 63 runs scored, and 9 stolen bases.
Who Are Ian Happ’s Parents
Meet Keith Happ And Mary Beth Happ. Happ’s dad Keith Happ was known to have died in the year 2015 after an 18-month battle with brain cancer. He has been a great influence on his son’s baseball career before his death. His mom Mary was research care interested in critical care gerontology.