Juan Soto Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Juan Soto :

NameJuan José Soto Pacheco 
NickNameJuan Soto
Date of BirthOctober 25, 1998
Age (2024)26 Years
NationalityDominican Republic
HomeTownSanto Domingo
Height6ft 2in
ProfessionDominican professional baseball outfielder
Current TeamNew York Yankees (#22 / Left fielder)
ParentsBelkis Pacheco, Juan Jose Soto
Net Worth11-12 Million USD

Who is Juan Soto ?

Juan José Soto Pacheco, born on October 25, 1998, is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder whose name resonates in the annals of Major League Baseball (MLB). Currently donning the prestigious pinstripes of the New York Yankees, Soto’s journey to stardom has been nothing short of remarkable.

Juan Soto
Juan Soto

Hailing from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Soto’s baseball odyssey commenced under the watchful eye of his father, Juan Soto, Sr., who himself was a catcher in a local men’s league. Encouraged by familial support and driven by an innate passion for the game, Soto’s dedication saw him swiftly rise through the ranks of professional baseball.

In 2015, Soto inked a deal with the Washington Nationals as an international free agent, setting the stage for his meteoric ascent. His prowess was immediately evident as he debuted in the MLB in 2018, capturing attention as the runner-up for the NL Rookie of the Year Award.

Soto’s impact reverberated throughout the league, culminating in a pivotal role in the Washington Nationals’ historic 2019 World Series championship. His stellar performance earned him the prestigious Babe Ruth Award, cementing his status as a force to be reckoned with on the diamond.

Facts about Juan Soto :

  • Juan Soto was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on October 25, 1998.
  • His father, Juan Soto Sr., was a catcher in a local men’s league and instilled a passion for baseball in his son.
  • He has an older sister and a younger brother who also plays baseball.
  • Signed by the Nationals as an international free agent in 2015.
  • Won the Gulf Coast League MVP award in 2016.
  • Considered a top prospect throughout his minor league career.
Juan Soto
Juan Soto
  • Made his MLB debut at 19 years old, becoming the youngest player in the major leagues at the time.
  • Hit a home run on the first pitch of his first plate appearance.
  • Became the youngest player in Nationals history to hit a home run.
  • Won NL Rookie of the Month three times in 2018 (June, July, September).
  • Set several MLB teenage records in 2018, including most walks and highest on-base percentage.
  • Finished second in NL Rookie of the Year voting.
  • Played a key role in the Nationals’ 2019 World Series championship win.
  • Won the National League batting title in 2020 with a .351 average.
  • Earned the Silver Slugger Award four times.
  • Became a three-time MLB All-Star.
  • His nickname is “Childish Bambino.”
  • He is fluent in English, which he learned after joining the MLB.
  • His favorite sport besides baseball is basketball.
  • He enjoys playing dominoes with friends and family.

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