Jose Altuve is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Astros signed Altuve as an amateur free agent in 2007, and he made his major league debut in 2011.
As of 2017, he was the shortest active MLB player, standing at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m). According to his official weight, he’s 165 pounds (75 kg). Altuve led the American League (AL) in batting average from 2014 to 2017 with at least 200 hits per season. This is the third time he has won the batting title.
When it comes to the All-Star Game, second baseman Juan Altuve has been selected to start four times. With the Astros, he became the first player in history to win the AL Most Valuable Player Award, the Hank Aaron Award, and the World Series Championship.
In the same year, J. J. Watt of the NFL’s Houston Texans was named Sports Illustrated’s co-Sportsperson of the Year for leading rescue efforts during Hurricane Harvey.
Jose Altuve Children: Who Is Jose Altuve Daughter, Melanie A. Altuve?
Professional baseball second baseman Jose Altuve has two children – two daughters. Jose welcomed his first daughter Melanie A. Altuve. Melanie was born in 2016 and is currently 5 years old.
Nina Altuve, Jose’s wife, gave birth to Jose and his family’s second child (via the Houston Chronicle). After the birth of his daughter, Jose had second thoughts about returning to the diamond.