Robinson Cano Biography

Updated On Feb 15, 2019 Published On Nov 15, 2015
Facts of Robinson Cano
Date of Birth: 1982 , October-22
Birth Nation: Dominican Republic
Height: 6 Feet
Name Robinson Cano
Birth Name Robinson José Canó Mercedes
Nationality Dominican-American
Birth Place/City San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Ethnicity Black
Profession Professional baseball second baseman
Net Worth $70 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color black
Face Color Brown
Affair with Jackelin Castro
Girlfriend Jackelin Castro
Married No
Children No
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Professional baseball player Robinson Cano is of Dominican origin and he currently plays for Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. As a baseball player, he bats left, throws from right and his position is second baseman.

Childhood and Education

Born as Robinson José Canó Mercedes on October 22, 1982, in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic, to José Canó, Robinson was raised in a middle-class family. He is American as well as Dominican and is of black ethnicity.

Personal Life: Affairs, Girlfriend, and Dating

Robinson was in a relationship with his girlfriendJackelin Castro. The couple started dating in 2008 and were in a romantic relationship for quite a while. They split in 2011, however, the reason behind their break up is not revealed yet.

Apart from Jackelin, he is not reported of any other affairs. Well as of 2019, it is safe to assume that he is single.

Career And Net Worth

Baseball second baseman, Robinson began his career in 2001 as a baseball player in the minor league from Gulf Coast Yankees. After displaying some impressive games with, he was finally called up in the major league and then he joined New York Yankees in 2005. Some statistics about him shows that he is the player with a third-best batting average in the American League.

In 2013, he had an impressive session; he batted .314 with 190 hits, 27 home runs, and 107 RBI in just 160 games. At the end of 2013, he signed a contract with Seattle Mariners and the contract value was worth in millions.

As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at $70 million.

Robinson Cano facts on timeline

Born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic

October 22 , 1982

Born as Robinson José Canó Mercedes in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic to José Canó, Robinson was raised in the middle class family. He is American as well as Dominican and is of black ethnicity.

Joined Gulf Coast Yankees

2001

After completing his high school education, he became free agent in 2001 but the same year, he was signed by Gulf Coast Yankees in a massive bonus. From that time on he began playing in the minor league. 

Joined New York Yankees

2005

 After displaying some impressive games with the, he was finally called up in the major league and then he joined New York Yankees in 2005. Some statistics about him shows that in 2006, he is the player with third best batting average in the American League.

Joined Seattle Mariners

2013

In 2013, he also had an impressive session; he batted .314 with 190 hits, 27 home runs, and 107 RBI in just 160 games. At the end of 2013, he signed a contract with Seattle Mariners and the contract value was net worth of $240 million.

Played in 2013 World Baseball Classic

2013

Professional baseball player, Robinson Cano is of Dominican origin and he proved himself to be one of the best baseball players playing in the Major League Baseball. He has also played for his country and that was in 2013 World Baseball Classic. 

Became neutralized US citizen

November 13 , 2012

Robinson Cano was born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic to José Canó. He also spent most of his childhood days there. However, he began his professional career from United States playing in Major League Baseball. In 2012, he finally became neutralized U.S. citizen. 

Won American League Silver Slugger Award

2010

One of the best sessions he has ever played in his life was 2009-2010 session. For that impressive game, he received several prestigious honors in 2001. He was honored with American League Silver Slugger Award. Actually he received the second base award. 

Won This Year in Baseball Awards

2005

He joined New York Yankees in 2005 and the same year, he was also honored with the This Year in Baseball Awards. He won this award for Rookie of the Year. That year, he was also honored with MLB All-Rookie All-Star 2B. 

Listed in American League All-Star

2013

In 2013, he was listed in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. Same year, he was also listed in the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby. At the end of 2013, he signed a contract with Seattle Mariners.