Born In: Pensacola, Florida, United States
Josh Donaldson is an American baseball player, who plays in the ‘Major League Baseball’ (MLB) for his team ‘Toronto Blue Jays.’ Born in Pensacola, Florida, he was always a baseball enthusiast and played the game throughout his school and college years, eventually making a place for himself in major leagues. His professional career started with his selection by the ‘Chicago Cubs’ in the 2007, draft of MLB, which was followed by a shift to the ‘Oakland Athletics’ in 2010. After proving his worth repeatedly, as a third baseman, he finally became an ‘All-Star’ in the 2014 season of MLB. His inclusion in the ‘Toronto Blue Jays,’ and his subsequent performances, made him win the ‘American League Most Valuable Player’ for the 2015 season. This was the first MVP honor received by any ‘Blue Jay’ player in almost thirty years. He was named the ‘MLB Player of the Month’ for September 2013, which is just one of the numerous honors that he has secured throughout his career. He serves as an inspiration to millions, as he made it big in the sporting world after suffering a lot of atrocities as a child.
Also Known As: Joshua Adam Donaldson
father: Levon Donaldson
mother: Lisa French
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: Florida
City: Pensacola, Florida
education: Auburn University
This had a positive impact on Josh and he slowly started becoming inclined toward sports, particularly toward baseball and golf. He started playing football at – ‘Pace High School’ in Florida and was later transferred to ‘Faith Academy’ in Alabama. This constant shift was due to the socializing issues Josh had been facing, which led to many instances of fighting and bullying.
In late 2014, ‘Toronto Blue Jays’ acquired him and his performance earned him his second ‘Player of the Week,’ on June 1.Josh turned out to be a miracle worker for his team and 2015, turned out to be the best league year for ‘Blue Jays.’
He was such a huge phenomenon on the field, that his fans would start chanting ‘M-V-P, M-V-P,’ whenever he batted. By the end of the 2015 season, honors started pouring in. He earned numerous titles, such as the ‘MLB Player of the Year Award,’ the ‘Hank Aaron Award,’ the ‘Silver Slugger Award,’ the ‘Players Choice Award,’ and the ‘American League Outstanding Player Award.’
Josh was in a relationship with Jillian Rose, but their relationship turned sour in 2016. He started dating Briana Miller in 2017. In 2021, they welcomed their daughter. In 2022, the couple got engaged.
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