Javier Báez Biography, Facts & Life Story

Javier Báez Puerto Rican Baseball Shortstop

Quick Facts

Known For Baez is known for bat flips, late-game heroics

Nickname:El Mago

Full Name:Ednel Javier Báez

Profession:Baseball Shortstop

Nationality:Puerto Rican

Age:29 years old (in 2022)

Date of Birth:December 1, 1992

Birthplace:Bayamón, Puerto Rico


Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)

Weight:86 kg (190 lbs)

Chest:43 Inches

Waist:32 Inches


Biceps:16 Inches

Hair Color:Black

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)

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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(s): Gadiel Báez, Rolando Báez

Sister(s): Noely Báez

Marital Status: Married

Spouse: Irmarie Márquez (m. 2019)

Children: 1

Son(s): Adrián Javier Báez Márquez

Javier Báez Favorites

Hobbies: Partying, Hanging out, Listening to Music, Watching Movies

Favorite Food: Carne Asada, Rice, Beans

Favorite Destination: Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Favorite Color: Black, Blue

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