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José Altuve

Baseball Player José Altuve

Profession: Baseball Player

Nationality:
Venezuela
Venezuelan

Why Famous: Altuve is the second baseman for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball, who made his major league debut on July 20, 2011.

Having won the American League batting title and its MVP Award, Altuve was declared Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year in 2017.

Born: May 6, 1990
Birthplace: Maracay, Venezuela
Age: 30 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 2012-06-13 San Francisco Giants' Matt Cain pitches first perfect game in the franchise's history against the Houston Astros
  • 2017-11-01 World Series Baseball: Houston Astros win their first ever title; beat LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium; MVP: Astros outfielder George Springer III

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