Baseball Player Josh Donaldson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Career & Family

Josh Donaldson
Josh Donaldson

Overview

  • Full Name: Joshua Adam Donaldson
  • Date of Birth: 1985 /12 /08
  • Nickname: M-V-P
  • Marital Status: In a relation
  • Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida
  • Ethnicity: North American
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion : Christian
  • Horoscope: Sagittarius
  • Profession: Baseball Player
  • Active Year: 2006-Present
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Hair color: Light Brown
  • Build: Mesomorph
  • Height: 6feet (1.83m)
  • Weight: 215lbs (97.5kg)
  • Body Measurement: 33-16.5-45
  • Education: Auburn University
  • Online Presence: Twitter, Instagram
  • Net Worth: $43 Million

Biography

Josh Donaldson is a famous American professional baseball player. He is third baseman for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was born 8th December 1985, in Pensacola, Florida as Joshua Adam Donaldson. While talking about his parents, he is a son of Levon Donaldson and Lisa French. Furthermore, his father was a construction worker. He was raised by his mother because his father was mostly in jail for various crimes. Moreover, his parents divorced when he was child. It was his tough situation and it let him to lots of emotional and physical problems. Similarly, he holds American nationality and belongs to North- American ethnicity.

Likewise, talking about his physical appearances, he has a sportive personality. He stands at height of 6 feet and weighs about 97.5 kg. Similarly, his body measures 33-16.5-45 inches respectively. Moreover, he has light brown hair color with blue eyes.

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Talking about his education, he attended Auburn University where he played baseball as the third baseman for the Auburn Tigers, a baseball team in the Southeastern Conference.

Career

He started his career in 2006 as a baseball player. He first played for the the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Likewise, in 2007, he was drafted by Chicago Cubs as a catcher in the first round of the MLB Draft. Moreover, he spent 3 seasons with the Chicago Cubs and later joined Oakland Athletics on April 30, 2010. However, in 2014, he was sold to Toronto Blue Jays by The Oakland Athletics. Similarly, at the same year he achieved American League Player of the Week for the second time.

Moreover, he is one of the greatest baseball players in baseball history.  He again achieved the name as American League Player of the Month. Likewise, in 2013, he contributes 24 home runs, 93 RBIs, and an average of 301, which got him the 4th place in the American League Most Valuable Player list. Similarly, he ended the 2016 season with a batting average of 284, 37 home runs, and 99RBI. He won the second consecutive Silver Slugger Award in November 2016. However, he suffered a calf injury after the first few matches of the 2017 season, following which he was placed on a 10-day disabled list.

While talking more about his career and achievements, he had got many titles including the MLB Player of the Year Award, Hank Aaron Award, Silver Slugger Award, Players Choice Award, and American League Outstanding Player Award.

Net Worth

He earns a handsome amount of salary of $14 Million and has a net worth of $43 Million as of 2019.