Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Body Measurements||43-32-16 inches|
|Height||6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)|
|Weight||86 kg (190 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Ednel Javier Baez, mainly known as “El Mago is a Spanish word which means “The Magician”. He is a Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
A former baseball player for the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs, he previously played in MLB. Báez was born in Puerto Rico and attended high school in Jacksonville, Florida. Baseball’s 2011 draft selected Báez ninth overall. In 2014, he was drafted into the Major Leagues.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Javier Baez and left-handed starter Jon Lester were named co-MVPs of the 2016 National League Championship Series, culminating in the Cubs winning the 2016 World Series.
During his first professional season, he played shortstop for the Arizona Cubs of the Rookie League of the Arizona League, appearing in three games, getting three hits, including two doubles, in 12 at-bats, and stealing two bases. After being promoted to the Boise Hawks of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League, Báez recorded one single in six at-bats over two games.
On September 29, 2011, he was drafted third in the Roberto Clemente’s Professional Baseball League (LBPRC) rookie draft but was not able to play due to restrictions imposed by the Cubs.
A two-time All-Star, Javier Baez has also won the Silver Slugger Award. He also appears on the cover of MLB The Show 20.
Javier Báez Education
Qualification: Arlington Country Day School (Jacksonville, Florida)
Javier Báez Career
Profession: Baseball Shortstop
Known For: Baez is known for bat flips, late-game heroics
Salary: $5.2 Million Approx
Net Worth: $10 Million Approx
Family & Relatives
Father: Ángel Luis Baez
Mother: Nelida Agosto
Brother: Gadiel Báez, Rolando Báez
Sister: Noely Báez
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Irmarie Márquez (m. 2019)
No. of Children: 1
Son: Adrián Javier Báez Márquez
Javier Báez Favorites
Hobbies: Partying, Hanging out, Listening to Music, Watching Movies
Favorite Destination: Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Favorite Food: Carne Asada, Rice, Beans
Favorite Color: Black, Blue
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Pets: Cat