Juan Soto Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Juan Soto Quick Info
Height6 ft 1 in
Weight99 kg
Date of BirthOctober 25, 1998
Zodiac SignScorpio
Eye ColorDark Brown

Juan Soto is a Dominican professional baseball player who has represented the Washington Nationals in the Major League Baseball (MLB). He had been signed up by the team as an international free agent in July 2015 and had made his MLB debut in May 2018. The following year, in 2019, his 2nd season with the team, he was named in the All-MLB Second Team (2019) and was an integral member of the squad that had won the World Series championship, the first-ever in the franchise’s history. While he was signed up as a free agent with the Washington Nationals, he had made his professional debut in 2016 with the Gulf Coast League Nationals in the Gulf Coast League and was named the league’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ in his debut season after averaging .368 with 5 home runs and 32 runs batted in (RBIs). In September 2016, he had represented the Auburn Doubledays in the last 6 games of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League season and had averaged .429. In 2017, he had scored at an average of .360 with 3 home runs in 23 games in an injury-ravaged season for the Hagerstown Suns in the Class A South Atlantic League. In 2018, he had played for the Hagerstown Suns (.373 in 16 games with 5 home runs and 24 RBIs), the Potomac Nationals (.371 in 15 games with 7 home runs and 18 RBIs) in the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, and the Harrisburg Senators (.323 in 8 games with 2 home runs and 10 RBIs) in the Class AA Eastern League before getting a call from the Washington Nationals for playing in the MLB.

Born Name

Juan José Soto Pacheco

Nick Name

Childish Bambino

Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2020
Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in April 2020 (Juan Soto / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Residence

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Nationality

Dominican Republic flag

 

Occupation

Professional Baseball Player

Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2018
Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2018 (Juan Soto / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Juan José Soto, Sr. (Salesman, Amateur Baseball Player)
  • Mother – Belkis Pacheco
  • Siblings – Natali Soto Nicoles (Older Sister), Elian Soto (Younger Brother)

Batting

Left-Handed

Throwing

Left-Handed

Positions Played

Outfielder (Left fielder)

Jersey Number

22 – Washington Nationals

Build

Athletic

Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018
Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2018 (Juan Soto / Instagram)

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

99 kg or 218 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (Hispanic and Black)

He is of Dominican and African descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Side-cropped, afro hairstyle
  • Cheerful smile
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Has a cut mark on his forehead

Religion

Christianity

Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020
Juan Soto as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2020 (Juan Soto / Instagram)

Juan Soto Facts

  1. When he made his MLB debut in May 2018, he was the then youngest player in the major leagues at 19 years and 207 days.
  2. The same month, he became the youngest player in the Washington National‘s franchise history to hit a home run and also the first teenager to hit a home run in a major-league game since Bryce Harper in 2012.
  3. In August 2019, he became only the 4th player in MLB history to record 100 extra-base hits before his 21st birthday and the 7th player in MLB history to record 30 home runs before his 21st birthday.
  4. In October 2019, he became the 4th-youngest player in MLB history to hit a home run in a World Series game.
  5. In July 2020, just before the start of a shortened 2020 season, he had been tested positive for COVID-19. He made his return to the league after returning 2 successive negative tests and a successful rehab period.

Featured Image by Juan Soto / Instagram

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