Mark Vientos was born on December 11, 1999, he attended Charles W. Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines, Florida, for his first three years of high school. He hit.321 as a junior in 2016.
He competed in the Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park that summer. For his senior year, he switched to American Heritage School in Plantation, Florida. He hit.417 in 26 games as a senior.
Following the season, he was taken in the second round (59th overall) of the 2017 Major League Baseball draft by the New York Mets. Vientos signed a $1.5 million contract with the Mets, foregoing his commitment to play collegiate baseball at the University of Miami.
After signing with the Mets, Vientos made his professional debut with the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Mets before being promoted to the Rookie-level Appalachian League’s Kingsport Mets.
He batted.262 with four home runs and 26 RBIs in 51 games between the two organizations. In 2018, he returned to Kingsport and hit.287/.389/.489 with 11 home runs and 52 RBIs in sixty games.
In 111 games with the Columbia Fireflies of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2019, he hit.255/.300/.411 with 12 home runs, 62 RBIs, and 27 doubles. He was awarded the Mets Minor League Hitter of the Year following the season.
How Tall Is Mark Vientos
Mark Vientos is 6 feet 4 inches tall.