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J. T. Realmuto
March 18, 1991 (32)
J.T. Realmuto is an American professional baseball player who is widely recognized for his versatile skills as a catcher in Major League Baseball (MLB). He is a key player for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Beginning his professional career with the Miami Marlins in 2014, Realmuto made an indelible impact in his initial years, setting the pace for his burgeoning career. One of his significant milestones includes leading all MLB catchers in triples for three years, demonstrating his unusual speed for a catcher. In 2018, he held a remarkable record of having the most hits (203) among all catchers since his MLB debut. This exceptional performance was pivotal in earning him a trade to the Philadelphia Phillies in 2019.
Throughout his career, Realmuto has worked closely with a wide array of prominent baseball figures. Among them are fellow Phillies players Bryce Harper and Rhys Hoskins, with whom he has developed an effective and winning dynamic on the field. During his stint with the Miami Marlins, he collaborated with notable names such as Christian Yelich, Giancarlo Stanton, and Marcell Ozuna. His major league managers have included Don Mattingly and Joe Girardi, both former MLB catchers themselves.
Realmuto’s skillset and competitive spirit have been duly recognized through a series of notable awards. In 2019, he was awarded his first Gold Glove, an honor bestowed to the MLB’s best defensive player at each position, signifying his prowess behind the plate. He repeated this feat the following year. Furthermore, Realmuto has been named an All-Star twice in his career as of 2021, marking him as one of the best players in the entire league. His remarkable offensive production for a catcher led to him winning the Silver Slugger award for his position in both 2019 and 2020.