||19 June 1988
||DeLand, Florida, United States
||Professional Baseball Pitcher
|| 1.93 m
||Stacey Harris (m. 2014)
||$12 million USD
Jacob Anthony deGrom is an American Baseball Pitcher for the New York Mets of big league Baseball (MLB). before playing professionally, deGrom attended Stetson University and played college baseball for the Stetson Hatters.
Early Life : DeGrom is from DeLeon Springs, Florida.He was raised by his parents, Tony, an AT&T lineman, and Tammy, a customer service representative for a mastercard rewards program.Jacob and Stacey complete their graduating from highschool Florida.Jacob Degrom attended Stetson University and played college baseball for the Stetson Hatters, 2008-2009. He achieve internet Baseball Awards 2014 National League Rookie of the years.He was selected by the ny Mets within the 9th round (272nd overall selection) of the 2010 amateur draft. Jacob Degrom Named 2014 National League Rookie of the Year by the Sporting News.
At Stetson, deGrom began to grow out his hair. His starts with the Mets led to the trending hashtag on Twitter of "#hairwego".His hair inspired a promotional "Jacob deGrom Hair Hat" giveaway at Citi Field during the 2016 season.After learning that an unnamed MLB hitter said that deGrom's hair made it harder to select up the ball out of his hand, deGrom said in 2016 that he would never cut his hair.However, he cut his hair during the 2017-18 offseason, saying that doing so could add speed to his fastball, and also that he was uninterested in having long hair.
Personal Life : Harris first time met Jacob Degrom at a bull-riding event through mutual friends. “She’s quite like me, easygoing,” Jacob, 27, told The Post back in January. After dating for seven years, Jacob Degrom proposed the question on Christmas 2013 with a diamond sparkler and “Will You Marry Me?” Then they wed in 8, November 2014.
consistent with the New York Times, the ceremony happened under a cover of oak trees, and therefore the reception was held during a rustic barn.
Jacob deGrom Net Worth : Jacob deGrom salary is 7 million USD. deGrom is an American baseball player who has of net worth of $12 million USD.
Professional Career : DeGrom attended Calvary Christian Academy in Ormond Beach, Florida, where he played for the school's baseball and basketball teams.As a senior, the Florida Sports Writers Association named deGrom to the All-Florida second team.He also played American Legion baseball, where he was noticed by the coaches for the Stetson Hatters, the school team of Stetson University.
The ny Mets selected deGrom within the ninth round as a pitcher, with the 272nd overall selection, of the 2010 big league Baseball draft. He signed with the Mets, receiving a $95,000 signing bonus.The Mets assigned deGrom to the Kingsport Mets of the Rookie-level Appalachian League, where he made six starts.
In 2013, he began the season with St. Lucie, but was promoted to the Binghamton Mets of the category AA Eastern League after two starts thanks to injuries to Binghamton's Luis Mateo and Cory Mazzoni.He received a promotion to the Las Vegas 51s of the category AAA Pacific Coast League in June after the Mets promoted Zack Wheeler and Carlos Torres to the main leagues and traded Collin McHugh.
The Mets promoted deGrom to the main leagues on May 12, 2014, after Gonzalez Germen was placed on the disabled list.The Mets planned to use deGrom in relief, but an injury to Dillon Gee required the Mets to insert him into their starting rotation.DeGrom made his big league debut on May 15 against cross-town rival ny Yankees in Citi Field.
DeGrom and Clayton Kershaw of the l. a. Dodgers were selected as NL Co-Players of the Week for the week ending June 7, 2015.He began the 2015 season with an 8–6 win-loss record and a 2.30 ERA through the top of June, and was named to the NL roster within the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.During the All-Star Game, deGrom struck out the three batters he faced on ten pitches, becoming the primary person to try to to so since pitch counts were recorded.DeGrom pitched to a 14–8 record with a 2.54 ERA and a 0.99 walks plus hits per inning pitched ratio during the 2015 season.
DeGrom initially refused to sign the 2016 contract for the $607,000 salary assigned to him. Not yet eligible for salary arbitration, deGrom was bound by the MLB negotiation Agreement to simply accept the salary assigned to him by his club. He eventually relented and reluctantly capitulated to signing his contract early in preseason .
In the shortened 60-game 2020 season, deGrom was 4–2 with a 2.38 ERA, and led the National League in strikeouts for the second consecutive season, with 104.He led the NL in strikeouts per 9 IP (13.765), was 3rd in WHIP (0.956) and hits per 9 IP (6.221), 4th in ERA, 5th in wild pitches (4), 6th in win-loss percentage (.667) and residential runs per 9 IP (0.927), and 8th in walks per 9 IP (2.382).He led the NL in stolen bases allowed, with 13.His $25 million salary was the 10th-highest within the NL. He finished third in NL Young Award voting.