Jacob Tyler Realmuto is an American professional baseball catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. He was born on March 18, 1991. (MLB). He was a member of the Miami Marlins from 2014 to 2018.
Realmuto was born into an athletic household in Del City, Oklahoma. As he grew older, he participated in a variety of sports, helping Carl Albert High School’s baseball and gridiron football teams win state championships.
Despite playing shortstop for the baseball team during his high school career, a scout for the Miami Marlins persuaded Realmuto to switch to catcher full-time.
When Saltalamacchia was placed on the 7-day injured list with a concussion on June 1, 2014, Realmuto received his first major league call-up. Realmuto is “the guy who, in the short term, we think can step up and do a terrific job,” according to Marlins manager Mike Redmond. Realmuto made his major league debut on June 5, hitting three home runs in an 11–6 rout of the Tampa Bay Rays against Jake Odorizzi.
Realmuto agreed to a $5.9 million contract with the Marlins by the arbitration deadline on January 11, 2019, which included bonuses for each All-Star selection, Silver Slugger Award, and Gold Glove Award.
J.T. Realmuto’s height has been a topic of discussion among his fans and peers alike, he is 6 feet 1 inch tall, which is equivalent to 185.4 centimeters.