Max Kepler, a German known for his career as an outfielder and first baseman for the Minnesota Twins. He made his Major League debut for the team on September 27, 2015. In August of 2022, he had a batting average of .232.
Who is Max Kepler?
Maximilian Kepler-Różycki widely known as Max Kepler was born on February 10, 1993, in Berlin, Germany to his parents, Kathy Kepler and Marek Różycki, who were both professional ballet dancers. Max started playing baseball at the age of six at the Little League level with the John F. Kennedy School in Berlin. Though he received a scholarship at age seven to the Steffi Graf Tennis Foundation, he decided he preferred baseball. Kepler attended John F. Kennedy School, and the St. Emmeram Academy in Regensburg in 2008, where he was able to train in baseball more than the average American teenager. He played association football with Hertha BSC and played baseball for Buchbinder Legionäre Regensburg of Bundesliga, the highest baseball league in Germany.
What is Max Kepler’s age, height, and weight?
Max was born on February 10, 1993, and is 30 years old. He stands at a height of 6 ft 4 inches and weighs 93 kg.
What is Max Kepler’s Nationality and Ethnicity?
Max is a German national and belongs to a white ethnic background.
What is Max Kepler’s profession?
Andy Johnson, an international scout working for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB), first noticed Kepler when he played in a junior national tournament at the age of 14. At the age of 16, he signed with the Twins in 2009 for US$800,000, the largest signing bonus given by an MLB franchise to a European-born player.
Kepler made his American debut at the Rookie-level in 2010 Gulf Coast League (GCL) with the GCL Twins. He was promoted to the Elizabethton Twins of the Rookie-Advanced Appalachian League in 2011. An elbow injury delayed the start of Kepler’s 2013 season when he was assigned to the Cedar Rapids Kernels of the Class A Midwest League. After the 2013 season, the Twins added Kepler to their 40-man roster and he was invited to spring training. Kepler played for the Fort Myers Miracle of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League in 2014 and opened the 2015 season with the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class AA Southern League. The Twins promoted Kepler to the major leagues on September 21, 2015, the night after the Lookouts won the Southern League championship. He made his major league debut on September 27, 2015, and recorded his first hit on October 4, 2015. After Donald Lutz, Kepler is the second German-developed player to play in the modern Major Leagues.
What teams did Max Kepler play for?
Throughout his career in the MLB, he’s been playing for the Minnesota Twins.
What position does Max Kepler play?
He played the position of a Right fielder in the MLB.
How many years has Max Kepler played for the Twins?
The German has played for nine years in the Minnesota Twins.
What number is Max Kepler?
Kepler wears jersey number 26 in the MLB team Minnesota Twins.
Who are Max Kepler’s Parents?
Max’s parents are Kathy Kepler and Marek Różycki. They were both professional ballet dancers and met when they performed in the same ballet company in Berlin. His mother is from San Antonio, Texas, while his father is from Poland.
Does Max Kepler have siblings?
He has one sister, Emma Różycki who is a former golf prodigy.
Who is Max Kepler married to?
Currently, his marital status indicates that he is single.
Does Max Kepler have children?
Kepler has not produced any kids yet as it stands.