Markus Lynn Betts is a baseball player who is professionally referred to as Mookie Betts. He currently plays as a right fielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team of the Major League Baseball(MLB).
Mookie was born to parents Diana Benedict and Willie Betts. He is married to Brianna Hammond with whom he has a daughter.
Mookie had his high school career at John Overton High School in Nashville. In November 2010, he signed a letter of commitment to play college baseball at the University of Tennessee on a baseball scholarship.
In 2011, during the MLB draft year, the Boston Red Sox team chose him in the 5th round of the draft. He then decided to sign with the Red Sox and withdrew the commitment he made to the University of Tennessee. He received a signing bonus worth $750,000 with the Red Sox team.
Mookie was promoted to the major leagues in June 2014. He made his MLB debut that same month for the Sox. In February 2020, he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers signed a 12-year contract extension with him in July 2020. The contract is to last through the 2032 baseball season.
Mookie Betts Age: How Old Is Mookie Betts?
Mookie Betts was born on October 7, 1992. He is 29 years now.