|David Robertson Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||April 9, 1985|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
David Robertson nicknamed D-Rob is an American baseball pitcher who as of July 2023, had been playing for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he played for various other well-known teams including the New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, and the New York Mets.
David Alan Robertson
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Barrington, Rhode Island, United States
Robertson spent the first three years playing for Central-Tuscaloosa High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
After this, he went on to graduate from Paul W. Bryant High School in Tuscaloosa in 2004. Later, David enrolled at the University of Alabama where he played college baseball for the Alabama Crimson Tide.
- Siblings – James Connor Robertson (Older Brother) (b. September 10, 1981) (Former right-handed Major League Baseball relief pitcher)
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
David has dated –
- Erin Cronin (2009-Present) – David tied the knot with Erin Cronin in 2009. The couple has three children together, a son named Luke (b. August 2012), a daughter named Violet (b. July 2017), and a son named Rhett (b. March 2022). David and his wife started a charitable foundation known as “High Socks for Hope” that was aimed at aiding the victims of his hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to deal with the tornado strikes in 2011.
Race / Ethnicity
He delivers an overhand ball and throws a four-seam fastball typically at 92–93 miles per hour (148–150 km/h).
David Robertson Facts
- He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 17th round of the 2006 MLB draft but made his debut with them in 2008.
- David was chosen to play on the Champions United States national baseball team during the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Later, in May 2021, he was considered to play on the national team for qualifying for baseball at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
- His brother Connor played for the Oakland Athletics and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
- David’s work as a philanthropist earned him the “Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award”.
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