|Alec Bohm Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||August 3, 1996|
Alec Bohm is an American professional baseball player who has played as the third baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB) after being selected by the team as the third overall in the 2018 MLB draft. He was also a part of the All-Star Futures Game in 2019.
Alec Daniel Bohm
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States
Alec Bohm studied at Roncalli Catholic High School, a private, Roman Catholic high school in Omaha, Nebraska. There, he was a power hitter for the school’s baseball team and in his final two seasons, he recorded a batting average of .533 and .526, respectively. He was named an All-Nebraska player by the Omaha World-Herald for both seasons.
He then attended Wichita State University (WSU), a public research university in Wichita, Kansas.
Professional Baseball Player
- Father – Dan Bohm
- Mother – Lisa Bohm
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
98 kg or 216 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Alec Bohm has dated –
- Jacque Darby – He has been romantically involved with Jacque Darby.
Race / Ethnicity
Alec Bohm Facts
- He won the Connie Mack World Series Home Run Derby and tied for fourth place at the Triple-A Home Run Derby in Werner Park in 2015.
- Alec Bohm was rated as the number one baseball player from the state of Nebraska by the Perfect Game baseball scouting service. Still, he went undrafted in the 2015 MLB Draft.
- He wanted to remain in Nebraska for college but was not recruited by the Nebraska Cornhuskers so he eventually accepted a scholarship offer to play college baseball for the Wichita State Shockers.
- During the 2016 season, he batted .303 as a freshman, with six home runs and 30 runs batted in (RBIs). With that, he received the first-team Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
- After the 2017 season, Alec Bohm played collegiate summer baseball for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) and the team’s coach Jeff Trundy praised the player’s performance in the summer league, saying that he “showed […] that he can hit the best college pitching in the country”. Bohn was named a league all-star, was ranked second in the league with a .351 batting average and 28 RBIs, and was tied for fifth in the league with five home runs.
- In the 2018 Major League Baseball draft, he was picked by the Philadelphia Phillies as the third overall in the first round. On June 12, 2018, he signed with the team for a reported signing bonus of $5.85 million.
- Alec Bohm was named to the 28-man roster for the 2019 WBSC Premier12 championship (one of the qualifying tournaments for the 2020 Summer Olympics) by USA Baseball on October 10, 2019. He served as Team USA’s starting third baseman and batted .233 in nine games, with one home run and four RBIs. The team was placed 4th in the tournament.
- On August 13, 2020, he made his major league debut with the Philadelphia Phillies after he was called up to fill an injured Adam Haseley’s spot in the lineup. He went on to score a double against the Baltimore Orioles in his first at bat.
- For the 2021 season with the Philadelphia Phillies, Alec Bohm batted .247 in 115 games, with seven home runs and 47 RBIs in 380 at bats. He also committed 15 errors at third base (tops in the NL), for a .936 fielding percentage.
- He hit a solo home run against Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. during game three of the 2022 World Series and that marked the 1,000th home run in World Series history.
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