What Is Joey Gallo Known For?

Joseph Nicholas Gallo is a Major League Baseball left fielder who currently plays for the New York Yankees (MLB).

Gallo also played for the Texas Rangers in Major League Baseball.

Gallo was drafted by the Rangers in the first round of the 2012 MLB draft, and he made his MLB debut in 2015.

Joey Gallo
Joey Gallo

He was selected to the MLB All-Star Games in 2019 and 2021, and he won the Gold Glove Award in 2020 and 2021.

Gallo was sold to the Yankees by the Rangers in 2021.

Gallo went to Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas.

Gallo earned Nevada Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year and a MaxPreps, ESPNHS, and USA Today High School All-American in his senior year.

Also, Gallo made a Nevada high school record of  67 career home runs in 446 at-bats.

During his final year of high school, he had a batting average of .509 with 21 home runs and 80 RBIs in 114 at-bats.

Gallo committed to attend Louisiana State University (LSU) and play baseball for the LSU Tigers by signing a national letter of intent.

What Is Joey Gallo Known For?

Joey Gallo is a left fielder for the  New York Yankee player. Gallo is known to have recorded the highest strikeout percentage in the majors, and the lowest of his career, at 34.6 percent.