Anthony Rizzo

Anthony Rizzo

usaUnited States
First baseman
Current Team
New York Yankees
August 8, 1989


Anthony Rizzo is an American professional baseball first baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He is one of the most experienced players on the roster right now. Rizzo made his MLB debut on June 9, 2011, for the San Diego Padres.

Before the Yankees, he played for the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs in the MLB. Rizzo bats and throws left-handed. The three-time all-star, Anthony Rizzo, signed with the Yankees on July 29, 2021.

Career Batting Stats

Summary GP AB HR R 2B 3B
Career 1635 5951 295 884 326 22

Early Life & Career

Anthony Rizzo was born on August 8, 1989, in Parkland, Florida, U.S. He started playing baseball and other sports at a young age. He attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School where he played for the school baseball team and developed his professional skills. 

Before his signing, Anthony Rizzo was heading for Florida Atlantic University. He was drafted in 2007 and made his debut in the MLB in 2011. Riz was traded to the New York Yankees along with cash considerations for Alexander Vizcaíno and Kevin Alcántara. He impressed everyone in just the first two games by smashing 2 solo home runs.

Anthony Rizzo Facts

Birth Place Parkland, Florida, U.S
Parents John Rizzo, Laurie Rizzo
Siblings Brother: John Rizzo
School Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
College Florida Atlantic University
Net Worth $33.4Million
Earning Source Professional Baseball, Advertising Deals
Salary $11 Million
Wife Emily Vakos
Marital Status Married – 2018
Favorite Athlete Willie Mays
Favorite Sports Team Los Angeles Dodgers
Favorite Actor Vin Diesel
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Movie The Last Witch Hunter
Favorite Singer Beyonce
Favorite Food Steaks
Zodiac Sign Leo
Religion Christian
Bats/Throws Left-handed
MLB Debut June 9, 2011, for the San Diego Padres
Smoking No
Alcohol No
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Frequently Asked Questions

How Tall is Anthony Rizzo?

The officially listed height of Anthony Rizzo is 6’3”.

How Old is Anthony Rizzo?

As of 2023, he is 34 years old.

Who is Anthony Rizzo’s Wife?

He is married to Emily Vakos.

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