Yordano Ventura Biography

Yordano Ventura Ventura
( 1991 - )
March 26, 2018
First published on:March 26, 2018

Facts of Yordano Ventura Biography

Date of Birth: 1991 June 3
Age:26 years old
Birth Nation: Dominican Republic
Gender:Male
occupationBaseball player
ethnicitymixed
nationalityDominican
spouseMaria del Pilar Sangiovanni
educationKansas City Royals Academy
place_of_birthSamana, the Dominican Republic
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Yordano Ventura was a professional baseball player who was better recognized for playing for the Kansas City Royals of the Major League Baseball (MLB) as a pitcher. Similarly, he is also known for his fastball record of 102 mph in his career.

 

Yordano Ventura was married to beautiful wife, Maria del Pilar Sangiovanni. However, their relationship could last for the longer period after the tragic death of Ventura. Currently, his wife is a single widow. To know more about Ventura's personal life, career, early life, education, salary, net worth and the reason behind his death. Read more.

Yordano Ventura Early Life and Education

Yordano Ventura Hernández was born on June 3, 1991, in Samana, the Dominican Republic to the Dominican parents including his mother, Marisol Hernández. Regarding his nationality, Yordano is Dominican by his nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.

[ CAPTION: Yordano Ventura's early age photo ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Yordano started playing baseball since his early age. He dropped out from high school at the age of 14 due to some personal issues and worked at the construction company for several months. In 2008, he joined the Kansas City Royals Academy as an international free agent making the first salary of $28,000.

Yordano Ventura Career

At Kansas City Royals Academy, he played with the team, Kane County Cougars of the Class A Midwest League in 2011. A year later, he then began playing with the Wilmington Blue Rock of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. The following year, Ventura was promoted to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals of the Class AA Texas League and Omaha Storm Chasers of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League subsequently.

Youtube: Yordano Ventura's career highlights;

Dominican pitcher, Yordano Ventura made his MLB debut with Kansas City Royals in the 2013 seasons. He played with the team for almost three years and throughout that time, he led his team to the World Series Champion. Before leading his team to the further championship titles, he died in a car crash.

Yordano Ventura Death

Yordano Ventura died on January 22, 2017, in a car crash at Juan Adrain. He was 25 years old when he died. Reportedly, he lost control of his Jeep Wrangler which flipped over when he was trying to turn on a curve road. Likewise, it was also said that his seat belt was off when the accident occurred.

[ CAPTION: Mark Henry in Yordano's funeral ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Moreover, Royals honored Ventura by putting on patches which read "ACE 30" on the upper right of players uniform. Many famous athletes and celebrities attended his funeral including Mark Henry.

Yordano Ventura Personal Life

Yordano Ventura was married to his beautiful girlfriend, Maria del Pilar Sangiovanni. However, their relationship was only meant for the certain time. A year after their marriage, Yordano died in the car accident. They did not have any children from their relationship.

[ CAPTION: Yordano Ventura and his wife, Maria del Pilar Sangiovan ][ SOURCE: Kansascitystar ]

Yordano's wife, Maria is currently living a single life as a widow. She has not involved in other affairs and neither there are any news or rumors of her love relationship in the media.

Yordano Ventura Net Worth

Yordano Ventura had accumulated a decent amount of money from his baseball professions. As of 2018, the exact figures of his net worth is under review but analyzing his Instagram account, and his past works, he had earned thousands of dollars.

March 26, 2018
First published on:March 26, 2018
by dd-rabin


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