Andrew Benintendi, one of the most famous players in American Major League Baseball, plays for the Boston Red Sox. He is an outfielder for the Boston Red Sox. Benintendi played college baseball for the Arkansas Razorbacks of the University of Arkansas. He was selected in the first round of the 2015 MLB draft by the Red Sox, and he made his Major League debut with the Red Sox in 2016. The Red Sox traded Benintendi to the Royals after the 2020 season in order to win the 2018 World Series. In July 2022, New York Yankees acquired him from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for Beck Way, T.J. Sikkema, and Chandler Champlain.
Andrew Benintendi was born to his mother, Jill, and his father, Chris, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, on July 6, 1994. He is of American nationality. He was a student at Madeira High School in Ohio and recorded an honorable 199 home runs during his career. After being turned down by the Cincinnati Reds, he decided to play for the University of Arkansas Razor.
Andrew Benintendi Career
He began his professional playing career with the Boston Red Sox, where he was the seventh pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. He played his first professional game with the Lowell Spinners of the New York Pen League. On August 2, 2016, he made his debut against the Seattle Mariners, and he scored his first major league hit against the same team on August 3, 2016. He scored his first home and triple run against the Detroit Tigers on August 21, 2016.
On July 4, 2017, Andrew Benintendi started the 2017 Boston Red Sox season in the lineup and doubled in a victorious effort against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He recorded two home runs and a double in a winning effort against the Texas Rangers on the same day. In 2017, he was the first 20-20 rookie since Mike Trout in 2012 and was second in the AL Rookie of the Year. Andrew was traded to New York Yankees by the Royals.
Andrew Benintendi Biography
|Real Name||Andrew Benintendi|
|Birth Date||July 6, 1994|
|Age (as of 2022)||28 Years|
|Birth Place||Cincinnati, Ohio, USA|
|Profession||Professional Baseball Player|
|College||University of Arkansas|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 81 kg – in Pounds – 180 lbs|
|Sister||Two (Olivia & Lily Benintendi)|
|Who is his fiancee/girlfriend?||Rebecca Ann Schamel|
In March 2018, Andrew Benintendi posted on his Instagram account that he was engaged to his current girlfriend, Rebecca Ann Schamel. Becca is a St. Missouri native who is pursuing her medicine degree and she was also a soccer player as well. He frequently posts photos of her on his Instagram.
Andrew Benintendi Net Worth
A well-paid American baseball player has achieved considerable success through his relatively brief playing career. In 2016, a large star player’s salary amounted to $500,00, and in 2017, it amounted to $550,00. $3 million is the net worth that is attributed to him as a professional player.
- In 2013, he was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, but he did not sign with the club. During his collegiate career, he won the Dick Howser Trophy and Golden Spikes Award.
- In order to be named College Player of the Year or SEC Player of the Year, he had to lead the SEC in batting average, home runs, and on-base percentage.
- He was named College Player of the Year and Baseball American College Player of the Year.