Henry Davis is an American Professional baseball player who was recently drafted as a catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates at the 2021 MLB draft. He had a successful high school career and earned various titles. Henry is all set to make his blasting debut and announce his arrival on the big stage of the major league against the Chicago Cubs.
Henry was born on 21st September 1999 in Bedford, New York to his parents Christopher and Andrea Davis. He grew up with his two siblings sister Olivia and Morgan. Henry has always been interested in baseball and has received a lot of inspiration and motivation from his parents and he is currently 21 years old.
Henry attended Fox Lane High School in Bedford, New York, and graduated in 2017. He then enrolled himself at the University of Louisville where he continued collegiate baseball with the team and is majoring in Sports Administration. He did not pursue his senior year of college and instead went ahead with the 2021 MLB draft.
Henry Davis Career
Henry started playing baseball in high school where he maintained great form throughout the years and in his senior year, he also became the Perfect Game New York Player of the Year also earned the honors of All-state and Section 1 Player of the Year.
He then went on to continue collegiate baseball at the University of Louisville and helped the team win several matches in his freshman season. He also played at the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2019 with the Bourne Braves team.
In his sophomore year, he maintained his form although the season was canceled due to covid19 and in his junior year, in 2021, he played in 50 matches and scored 15 home runs which made him the All-Atlantic Coast Conference First team.
Davis also received the All-American Honour. In the recent MLB draft 2021, Henry went as a prospect and did not attend the senior year season of college baseball. He was selected by Pittsburgh Pirates as a catcher and became the No. 1 overall pick in Louisville baseball history.
Henry has an Instagram account with 11.5k followers but is not very active and has only made 22 posts so far mostly relating to his baseball career. He also has a Twitter account since 2014 where he currently has 1643 followers.
Henry Davis Biography
|September 21, 1999
|Age (as of 2023)
|Bedford, New York, USA
|College Baseball Player
|in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 187 cm
|in Kilograms – 95 kg – in Pounds – 210 lbs
|Fox Lane High School
|University of Louisville
|Who is his fiancee/girlfriend?
Henry is engaged to his college sweetheart and longtime girlfriend, Sophia Taranis and they are planning to get married soon. When Henry was playing for the Cardinals, he met Sophia first time in 2020 and very soon, they started dating. Later the couple made their engagement publicly in December 2022.
Henry Davis Net Worth
Henry signed a contract with the Pirates totaling $6.5 million when he was picked at the 1st spot overall pick in the MLB Draft 2021. Davis has just started his professional baseball career and has not made any regular income through collegiate baseball. As of now, his net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
- He is considered for the 2021 Golden Spikes Awards and is a semi-finalist among the prospective recipients.
- Henry was also the finalist for the Buster Posey Award in 2021 which is awarded to the best catcher in college baseball.
- He is inspired by athlete Derek Jeter and he plays with jersey number 32.
Henry is a young and driven sportsperson who works hard to achieve his dreams. He has always wanted to play baseball and has now made his dream come true. His efforts have led him to where he stands today and he is highly appreciative of everyone’s support and efforts who have encouraged him throughout his journey. With new beginnings, we wish him luck in the future.