Joseph John Matijevic is an American professional baseball first baseman who currently plays for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball.
He was born on November 14, 1995, in the United States (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2022. Baseball and basketball were two of Matijevic’s favourite sports to play while he was a student at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.
In the 22nd round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, the Boston Red Sox chose him to play shortstop for their team. He decided not to sign and instead enrolled at the University of Arizona, where he later became a member of Arizona
Wildcats baseball team and played collegiate baseball. Matijevic participated in collegiate summer baseball with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League in both 2015 and 2016.
During his time with the Falmouth Commodores, he was recognized as a league all-star in 2015. In the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft,
the Houston Astros picked Matijevic with the 75th overall pick in the draft. The Tri-City ValleyCats, who play in the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League, were the team that he was sent to.
Because of the widespread COVID-19 epidemic, the minor league season had to be cancelled in 2019, hence he did not get to participate in any games.
How Old Is J.J. Matijevic?
He was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, on November 14, 1995. He has now reached the age of 27.