Mookie Betts is a Major League Baseball right fielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was a member of the Boston Red Sox’s prior team.
How Tall Is Mookie Betts?
Mookie Betts is 29 years old. He was born on October 7, 1992
He became the only player in MLB history to win the Most Valuable Player, Silver Slugger, Gold Glove, batting crown, and World Series in the same season while with the Red Sox in 2018.
Betts was drafted by the Red Sox in 2011 and debuted in the major leagues in 2014, spending time between second base and outfield.
In 2014, he joined the Red Sox as a center fielder before switching to the right field in 2016.
Betts has been compared to former Red Sox colleague Dustin Pedroia because he is a natural second baseman with a high contact rate and a high level of productivity while pulling the ball.
Betts also bowls for the Professional Bowlers Association as a professional tenpin bowler (PBA). In the 2017 World Series of Bowling, he bowled a perfect game.
Betts batted .548 with 24 steals during his junior year at John Overton High School in Nashville in 2010.
Betts signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Tennessee on a baseball scholarship in November of that year, after being recruited by Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Betts was also a standout basketball player at Overton, earning MVP of the District 12-AAA league his senior year while averaging 14.1 points, 9 assists, 4 rebounds, and 3 steals per game;
and Class AAA All-City Player of the Year for the Nashville, Tennessee metro area. Betts was selected MVP of the District 12-AAA tournament in his junior year.
Betts was also a standout bowler, earning the title of Tennessee Boys Bowler of the Year in 2010 with the best score of 290. He learned to bowl at the Donelson Strike and Spare in Donelson, Tennessee, where he grew up.