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Danny Valencia

(2010-present)

Danny Valencia

Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)
3B
Full Name Daniel Paul Valencia
Date of Birth 09/19/1984
Age30
BirthplaceMiami, FL
Religion Jewish
Height 6'2
Weight 210
Bats/Throws R/R
College University of Miami (FL)
Drafted Twins
(06/01/2006)
MLB Debut 06/03/2010

Career highlights

  • Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 19th round of the 2006 amateur draft (576th overall)
  • Went 1/3 in major-league debut with the Twins (6/3/2010)
  • Placed 3rd in voting for 2010 A.L. Rookie of the Year award

Career bests, by statistic (MLB only)

  • AVG: .311 (2010)
  • 2B: 28 (2011)
  • 3B: 2 (2011)
  • HR: 15 (2011)
  • RBI: 72 (2011)
  • BB: 40 (2011)
  • OBP: .351 (2010)
  • SLG: .448 (2010)

On being Jewish

  • Was raised Jewish by his Jewish mother and non-Jewish father, who reportedly converted
  • Had a Bar Mitzvah

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