What Ethnicity is Joey Gallo?

When it comes to ethnicity, his family hails from Italy.



Tony Gallo, Gallo’s father, is the son of Italian immigrants from Brooklyn’s Bensonhurst. In 1974, he played in three games for the GCL Expos. His mother, Laura Giordano, was born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, and reared in Bensonhurst just a few blocks apart from his father.

What Nationality is Joey Gallo?

Joey Gallo is American. He was born in Henderson, Nevada, United States.



New York Yankees outfielder Joseph Gallo is an American professional baseball player. He used to play for the Texas Rangers in Major League Baseball.

A first-round draft pick by the Rangers in 2012, Gallo made his Major League Baseball debut with the Rangers in 2015. A Gold Glove Award winner in 2020, he has been selected for the 2019 and 2021 MLB All-Star Games, as well. In 2021, the Yankees acquired Gallo from the Rangers.

Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, is where Gallo went to high school.  A High School All-American by MaxPreps, ESPNHS, and USA Today, he was named the Nevada Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year his senior year.

He posted a.509 batting average with 21 home runs and 80 runs batted in (RBIs) in 114 at-bats in his final year of high school, a Nevada high school record.

 

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