Kyle Harris Higashioka is an American professional baseball catcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.



He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 MLB draft, and made his MLB debut in 2017.

Born on April 20, 1990 (age 31 years), in  Huntington Beach, California, in the United States of America, Kyle began his high school education at  Edison High School in Huntington Beach, California.



The New York Yankees selected him in the seventh round of the 2008 MLB draft.

He signed with the Yankees, receiving a $500,000 signing bonus, rather than attending college.

Kyle Higashioka is married to Alyse Higashioka. His father, Ted, is a third-generation Japanese American.

Kyle learned Japanese to connect with his heritage and better communicate with former teammate Masahiro Tanaka.

Higashioka promised his mother, Diane, that he would earn a college degree and is taking classes in mechanical engineering at Orange Coast College.

Career Stats

Year
Team
AB
R
H
Avg
2021
Yankees
193
20
35
.181
2020
Yankees
48
7
12
.250
Career
387
43
71
.183
MLB debut
April 10, 2017, for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
(through 2021 season)
Batting average .183
Home runs 20
Runs batted in 56
Teams
  • New York Yankees (2017–present)

Kyle Higashioka Parents: Meet Ted Higashioka Kyle Higashioka’s Father

Kyle Higashioka was born to his parents Ted Higashioka and Diane Higashioka.

As per his Wiki page, he has promised his mom that he would earn a college degree and is currently taking classes at Orange Coast College.

Kyle’s father is said to be a third-generation Japanese American. Not more is known about his parents as he has not spoken much about them even tho they share a very great bond.

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