How Old Is Jeff McNeil?
Jeff McNeil was born on April 8, 1992. He is 30 years old.
Jeff McNeil is a Major League Baseball utility player for the New York Mets in the United States.
In Nipomo, California, McNeil attended Nipomo High School.
He was a baseball player, basketball player, and golfer. McNeil played high school basketball for three years, averaging 17 points per game as a senior.
McNeil concentrated on his golf career until a poor showing at the 2009 U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship, after which he changed his concentration to baseball.
Because the high school golf and baseball seasons are both in the spring, he did not play high school baseball until his senior year, but his prowess in summer ball earned him a scholarship to play collegiate baseball at Cal State Northridge.
As a senior, he hit .446 and committed to play baseball at Cal State Northridge.
McNeil switched his commitment to Long Beach State after Northridge’s coach resigned. He played collegiate summer baseball with the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Brewster Whitecaps in 2012.
McNeil was chosen to the All-Big West first team as a junior in 2013 when he batted.348 with 11 strikeouts in 221 at-bats.
He was selected in the 12th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the New York Mets.
McNeil made his professional debut with the Kingsport Mets that summer, hitting .329 in 47 games.
He hit .292 with three home runs, 51 RBIs, and 17 stolen bases in 117 games with the Savannah Sand Gnats and St. Lucie Mets in 2014, and .308/.369/.377 with one home run, 40 RBIs, and 16 stolen bases in 123 games with St. Lucie and Binghamton Mets in 2015.
He played in the Arizona Fall League after the 2015 season.