|Gerrit Cole Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||September 8, 1990|
Gerrit Cole is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. Previously, Cole had played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros.
Gerrit Alan Cole
Newport Beach, Orange, California, United States
Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Gerrit studied at Orange Lutheran High School. Later, he went on to attend the University of California, Los Angeles on a college baseball scholarship.
- Father – Mark Cole
- Mother – Sharon Cole
- Siblings – Erin Cole (Younger Sister)
- Others – Brandon Crawford (Brother-In-Law) (San Francisco Giants Shortstop)
As a member of the New York Yankees, he is represented by Aaron Boone.
Gerrit Cole’s net worth was $50 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
88 kg or 194 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Gerrit has dated –
- Amy Crawford – Gerrit is married to former UCLA softball player Amy Crawford whom he met while attending the University of California, Los Angeles. The couple announced their first pregnancy on January 1, 2020, and their son was born on June 30, 2020.
Race / Ethnicity
Gerrit has Dutch ancestry on his father’s side and three-quarters Italian and one-quarter German ancestry on his mother’s side.
- His towering physical appearance
- Strong jawline
He has appeared in commercials for several brands such as DIRECTV.
Gerrit Cole Facts
- Growing up, he was a huge fan of the New York Yankees and so was his father. He was even present at the 2001 World Series where he held the sign “YANKEE FAN TODAY TOMORROW FOREVER” which was captured by a photographer and even brought the sign to his introductory conference meeting.
- He played on the baseball team of Orange Lutheran High School and was drafted in the first round by the New York Yankees in the 2008 MLB Draft but decided to play for the UCLA Bruins baseball team instead. Aside from baseball, he also played on the UCLA Bruins soccer team.
- Cole made his Major League Baseball debut in 2013. In September of that year, he was named the National League’s “Rookie of the Month”.
- In 2015, Gerrit was named “NL Pitcher of the Month” for April 2015, and an “MLB All-Star”.
- He became the 18th pitcher in major league history to strike out at least 300 batters on September 18, 2019.
- On December 16, 2019, The New York Yankees‘ signed a nine-year contract with Gerrit for $324 million which at the time was the largest signed in the history of the Major League for a pitcher
- He was inducted into the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame in 2022.
- Cole was elected to be on MLBPA’s Executive Subcommittee on December 4, 2020.
Featured Image By Gerrit Cole / Instagram