Young outfielder for Los Angeles Dodgers Joc Pederson certainly became talk of the internet as he was transferred to Los Angeles Angels. He was born on 21st April 1992 in Palo Alto, California who played Isreal national baseball Team internationally as he is Jewish by birth. Thanks to his maternal great great grandfather and uncle were immigrate to United States in the 1840s and settled in San Francisco. His father as well older brother both represented University of the Pacific while his mother was an athletic trainer while his younger sister is an elite national amateur soccer player.
Joc Pederson Career:
Pederson was selected in the 11th round of the 2010 MLB draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He made his MLB debut on September 1, 2014, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, against the Washington Nationals, entering the field as a substitute batter. The following year he became permanently holder, batting his first home run on April 12 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. In May, it set the franchise record for a debutante with 9 home runs in a single month.
In July he became the first Dodgers rookie to be called up for the All-Star Game since Hideo Nomo was in 1995. His vintage ended with an average hit of .210, 26 home runs (at the time second best result ever for a Los Angeles rookie from Mike Piazza’s 35 in 1993) and 54 points hit at home (RBI).
With a home run in race 6 of the 2017 World Series, his third in the series, Pederson equaled a World Series record with the fifth consecutive race with an extra base batting. The Dodgers were eventually defeated by the Houston Astros for four games in three.
Joc Pederson Biography
|Real Name||Joc Russell Pederson|
|Birth Date||April 21, 1992|
|Birth Place||Palo Alto, CA|
Joc Pederson Height, Weight and Body Measurement
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in centimeters – 186 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 99.8 kg – in Pounds – 220 lbs|
|Chest Size||42 Inches|
|Waist Size||34 Inches|
|Biceps Size||16 Inches|
|Shoe Size||11 (US)|
|Hair Color||Honey Blonde|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|School||Palo Alto High School|
|College||University of the Pacific|
|Brother||Champ Pederson, Tyger Pederson|
Joc Pederson Affairs (Relationship Status)
|What is Joc Pederson marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce)||Married|
|How many children does Joc Pederson have? (name)||One (Poppy Jett Pederson)|
|Is Joc Pederson having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Joc Pederson gay?||No|
|Who is Joc Pederson wife? (name)||Kelsey Williams|
|basketball player||Steph Curry|
Joc Pederson Net Worth :
In 2018 he signed a contract worth $2.6 million for one year with Los Angeles Dodgers. Following to this in 2019, he was retained by Dodgers for about $5 million for one year contract thus his estimated net worth is around $8 million. Although, this numbers are just pure speculation as no confirmation done regarding his exact figure of net worth.
Trivia: Important Facts about Joc Pederson
- He was born and raised in Palo Alto, California and now lives in Studio City, California.
- Joc was a San Francisco Giants fan while growing up.
- In 2016, Pederson hit 25 home runs with an average of .246 and 68 RBI.
- On April 2017, Pederson hit a grand slam in the first race of the year against the Padres.
- His 5 RBIs were the maximum for a Dodgers player since Raúl Mondesí hit 6 in 1999 against Arizona.
- On 19th August 2007, Pederson, after a negative period and the purchase of Curtis Granderson from the New York Mets, was demoted to the minor league.