Kurtis Kiyoshi Suzuki is a Major League Baseball catcher who currently plays for the Los Angeles Angels. He played for the Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Nationals in the past.
Suzuki played college baseball at Cal State Fullerton, where he won the College World Series, the Johnny Bench Award, and the Brooks Wallace Award in 2004.
Suzuki was drafted in the second round of the MLB draft that year, and he made his MLB debut in 2007.
In 2014, as a member of the Twins, he was chosen an MLB All-Star after hitting .288 for the first time in his career.
Suzuki won both the College World Series and the MLB World Series in 2019, catching for the Nationals in their World Series victory.
Suzuki was born in Wailuku, Hawaii, to Warren and Kathleen Suzuki, and graduated from Henry Perrine Baldwin High School in 2001.
Suzuki was coached by Hawaiian MLB scout Walter Isamu Komatsubara when he was a kid. As a senior at Baldwin, he had a .328 hitting average.
Suzuki was a member of the Cal State Fullerton Titans baseball team while attending California State University, Fullerton.
Suzuki’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning gave CSUF a 3–2 win over the Texas Longhorns, and Suzuki’s two-out RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning gave the Titans the 2004 College World Series championship.
How Old Is Kurt Suzuki?
Kurt Suzuki was born on October 4, 1983. He is 38 years old.