Kyle Higashioka

Kyle Higashioka
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Nationality
usaUnited States
Position
Catcher
Height
6'1''
Weight
202lbs
Current Team
New York Yankees
Leagues
MLB
Birthday
April 20, 1990
Age
34

Introduction

Kyle Higashioka is an American professional baseball catcher for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball. His father is a third-generation Japanese American. Higashioka was drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 MLB draft. He bats and throws right-handed.

Kyle Higashioka made his MLB debut on April 10, 2017, for the New York Yankees. On June 28, 2023, Higashioka caught Domingo Germán‘s perfect game, which was 4th in the history of the Yankees.

Batting Stats

Summary (Batting) GP AB HR R 2B 3B SO
2023 89 23 10 23 11 0 71
Career 311 93 40 93 36 0 241

Early Life & Career

Kyle Higashioka was born on April 20, 1990, in Huntington Beach, California, U.S. He started playing baseball in his hometown with his fellows and available family members. Higashioka got support from his father in becoming a professional baseball player.

Higashioka attended Edison High School in Huntington Beach, California where he played baseball for the school team. Later, he joined the University of California, Berkeley to play college baseball for the California Golden Bears

The Yankees promoted Higashioka to the major league in 2017. By hitting three home runs in a game on September 16, 2020, Higashioka became the 24th Yankee to score three home runs in a game.

Kyle Higashioka Facts

Birth Place Huntington Beach, California, U.S.
Parents Father: Ted
Mother: Diane
Siblings None
School Edison High School
College University of California
Net Worth $7 Million
Earning Source Professional Baseball, Brand Endorsements
Salary $1.4 Million
Spouse Alyse Higashioka
Marital Status Married – 2016
Favorite Athlete Roger Clemens
Favorite Sports Team New York Yankees
Favorite Actor Tom Cruise
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Movie Likes Netflix Series
Favorite Singer Adele
Favorite Food Fried Chicken
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Religion Never Told
Bats/Throws Right
MLB Debut April 10, 2017, for the New York Yankees
Smoking No
Alcohol No
Instagram Profile
Twitter Profile

Frequently Asked Questions

How Old is Kyle Higashioka?

As of 2023, Kyle Higashioka is 33 years old.

How Tall is Kyle Higashioka?

The officially listed height of Higashioka is 6’1”.

What is Kyle Higashioka’s Nationality?

He is an American.

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