Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is a Canadian-Dominican professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
As the son of Vladimir Guerrero Sr., a former MLB player and Hall of Famer, he made his MLB debut in April 2019. One of the top active batters in the league, he bats and throws right-handed.
A free agent signing by the Blue Jays in 2015, Guerrero Jr. was born in Montreal. Both Baseball America and the USA Today recognized his accomplishments as Minor League Player of the Year in 2018 for his 20 homers and 78 RBI in 95 games, with 38 strikeouts.
For the first time since 1999, he ranked in the top three in the major leagues in home runs, runs scored, and total bases (363).
In 2021, he was selected for the American League All-Star team and played in the game, where he was named the game’s most valuable player, becoming the game’s youngest-ever MVP.
Is Gaby Guerrero Related To Vladimir Guerrero?
Yes, Gaby Guerrero is related to Vladimir Guerrero. Another member of the Guerrero family, third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., is Gabby Guerrero’s cousin.
An American Association of Professional Baseball outfielder, Gabby is a native of the Dominican Republic. On February 10, 2011, Guerrero was signed by the Seattle Mariners as an international free agent.
While playing for the Dominican Summer League Mariners in his rookie season, he made his professional baseball debut. In 2012, Guerrero returned to the DSL Mariners, where he also played for the Arizona Mariners of the independent Frontier League.