Christian Yelich is an American baseball player who is one of the three finalists for the National League MVP. His best friend Baker Mayfield supports and now the Milwaukee County has also given him the thumbs up by naming a bus route on his name.
The new name for bus route no. 22
It has been learned that since Christian’s uniform nu.ber is 22, Milwaukee County has decided to name their route 22 which runs from runs between the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and 60th Street as Yelich line from 8 to 15 November. If there are 2222 retweets of the initial tweet including from Christian, then the route’s new name would remain until the end of 2019. If he becomes MVP, there is another great news waiting.
Christian Yelich-age, birth, family, and childhood
Christian Yelich whose middle name is Stephen was born on 5 December 1991 in Thousand Oaks, California. His current age is 26. His mother is Alecia Yelich and she is very supportive of his career.she is quite young and graduated high school in 1986.
Christian’s father is a Croatian. His paternal grandfather had Serb roots. His maternal great-grandfather was American footballer Fred Gehrke. His maternal grandfather was Japanese.
His uncle Chris Yelich used to play football for UCLA Bruins. He has two younger brothers-Collin and Cameron. Collin was drafted in MLB by Atlanta Braves in 2015. Cameron works for US Marines.
Christian Yelich and his education and early career
Christian was a student of Westlake High School and was good at sports. He gradually chose baseball over football and basketball. His name ranked in the top 100 players in school at the national level. He won several titles while in school for his excellent play.
He got a scholarship and was allowed to play with the Miami Hurricanes baseball team. In 2010 he was drafted and played for Miami Marlins. He also played for Greensboro Grasshoppers and earned Marlins’ Minor League Player of the Year title in 2011 and 2012.
Christian Yelich and his professional career
In July 2013, Christian was promoted to the major league. He had a fantastic 2014 season winning a Gold Glove Award. In 2015, he had a contract extension with the Marlins. He suffered few injuries and despite his poor form, he was an active player. His play in 2016 was also marvelous. In January 2018, he was traded to Milwaukee Brewers. He said at that time:
“The Brewers are a good, young team. All you can ask for is the chance to win, I was excited for the fresh start. The new opportunity. The team has been great, the fans, coaches. It’s everything I could have asked for.”
His name came up in 2018 MLB All-Star Game. His score this season was good and he received the Hank Aaron Award.
He played at 2017 World Baseball Classic. He was also selected for the 2018 MLB Japan All-Stars team. His net worth is $ 13 million.
Christian Yelich-relationship and personal life
He has kept his personal life under wraps and has never discussed it in private. It is not known whether he is dating or has any girlfriend. He is not married and has no children. A video had surfaced in 2016 where it was claimed that the man in the video who was engaged in oral sex with a woman was Christian but he denied it.
Christian Yelich and his body measurements and social media activity
His height is 6 feet and 2 inches and his weight is 88 kg. His biceps is 15.5 inches. His chest-waist-hips are 40-32-35 inches. His shoe size is 10 and his hair and eyes ate brown.
He holds a Twitter and Facebook which has a good number of followers.
Source: Wikipedia, ESPN, dreshare