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John Jaso Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
John Edward Jaso
Place Of Birth
Chula Vista, USA
40 years old
Birth Date
September 19 1983

John Jaso Facts

Child Star?
Former Baseball Player
Education & Qualifications
Southwestern College
Current Partner
Shannon Bobel
Greg Jaso

About John Jaso

John Jaso (John Edward Jaso) is an American former baseball player.

John was born on September 19, 1983, in Chula Vista, California. Throughout his career, he mainly played the positions of center fielder and catcher, but concussion problems forced him to give up catching.

John Jaso participated in Major League Baseball (MLB) games for the baseball teams including Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners, and Tampa Bay Rays. Keep reading to learn fascinating information about the well-known baseball player John Jaso.

John Jaso Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is John Jaso’s net worth?

John Jaso's net worth is not known.

How much does John Jaso earn per year?

John Jaso earned around $4 million in 2017 as his annual income. The annual income of the former baseball player John Jaso as of 2022 is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is John Jaso?

John Jaso is around 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) tall.

How old is John Jaso?

John Jaso is presently 38 years old.

John celebrates his birthday on September 19 every year, and his zodiac sign is Virgo.

Childhood And Education

John Jaso grew up in Chula Vista, California. His father's name is Greg Jaso.

He studied at Southwestern College, a community college in Chula Vista, California, after finishing at McKinleyville High School in McKinleyville, California, in 2001.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is John Jaso’s partner?

John Jaso is married to Shannon Bobel.

Given that John chooses to keep his personal life confidential, little is known about his family.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

John Jaso is best known as a catcher with an excellent eye for the strike zone.

Before joining the Seattle Mariners in 2012, he made his MLB debut in 2008 with the Tampa Bay Rays. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays initially selected him in phase 12 (338th overall) of the Major League Baseball Draft in 2003.

John started his career when he played for the Low Single-A Hudson Valley Renegades for two seasons (2003-2004). In 2003, he batted .221 but increased it to .302 in 2004 and was also the postseason All-Star for that year.

In 2005, John Jaso advanced by signing with the Single-A Southwest Michigan Devil Rays. He went further in 2006 when he joined the High Single-A Visalia Oaks. During that year, he was named to the midseason All-Star team.

He became a member of the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits in 2007. John Jaso's contract was acquired by the Tampa Bay Rays, keeping him out of the Rule 5 selection, and in 2008, he made his MLB debut.

In 2011, John got signed to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Josh Lueke, and he witnessed Félix Hernández of the Mariners' 2012 complete game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

In 2013, he was part of a three-team swap that sent Blake Treinen, Ian Krol, A. J. Cole, and Michael Morse from the Washington Nationals to the Oakland Athletics.

In 2015, Jaso, alongside Daniel Robertson and Boog Powell, was sent to the Tampa Bay Rays for Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist. Following that, he signed a two-year, i.e., $8 million contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

What awards has John Jaso won?

American baseball player John Jaso was acknowledged for his performance.

John's outstanding minor league year saw him selected for the midseason and Postseason All-Star Team, as well as being recognized as the August Topps Southern League Player Of The Month'. After the tournament, he was also selected as a Double-A All-Star by Baseball America and Topps.

Other Interesting John Jaso Facts And Trivia

  • John Jaso is a former professional baseball first baseman.
  • Before becoming a professional baseball player, John played baseball at Southwestern Community College.
  • In 2011, during spring training with Tampa Bay, John Jaso led the MLB in the number of stolen bases with 18, though he only caught two runners.
  • In 2016, he recorded the first cycle at PNC Park when he hit four home runs against the Chicago Cubs.
  • To embrace a life of sailing and simple living, John Jaso announced his retirement to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in 2017.

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