Jimmy Rollins is an eminent American former professional baseball shortstop. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for Los Angeles Dodgers, the Philadelphia Phillies, and Chicago White Sox. At the major league level, Rollins quickly received recognition as an excellent defensive shortstop.
In 2001, Rollins became the Phillies’ leadoff hitter, a role he retained for almost ten years. He made three All-Star Game appearances in his career. He won the Silver Slugger Award, the Gold Glove Award four times, and the Roberto Clemente Award.
Jimmy Rollins Age
Jimmy was born in Oakland, California, United States, on November 27, 1978. He is 43 years old.
Jimmy Rollins Height
Rollins stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 7 inches (Approx. 1.70 m).
Jimmy Rollins Education
In 1996, He graduated with a high diploma from Encinal High School in Alameda. His caring parents made him focus on baseball instead of football and committed to playing college baseball at Arizona State University on a scholarship.
Jimmy Rollins Family
Jimmy was born and raised by his parents Jimmy Rollins Sr. and Gigi Rollins in Oakland, California. He grew up in an athletic family as his father was a wrestler and weightlifter while his mother played competitive fastpitch softball. His handsome brother called Antwon played with minor league affiliates of the Texas Rangers, and his pretty sister called Shay was a starter on the University of San Francisco’s women’s basketball team.
Jimmy Rollins Wife
He is married to his lovely and caring wife called Johari Smith. The duo celebrated their wedding in the Cayman Islands on January 23, 2010. On May 21, 2012, they welcomed their first pretty daughter called Camryn Drew. His second daughter was born in early April 2014 called Logan Aliya. The family lives in the Tampa, Florida, area.
Together with his wife, He has participated in several charitable endeavors including the creation of The Johari & Jimmy Rollins Center for Animal Rehabilitation, in Woolwich Township, New Jersey.
Jimmy Rollins Net Worth
Rollins has an estimated net worth of $50 million.
Jimmy Rollins Career
In 2007, Jimmy was named the National League (NL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) as the Phillies won their division in the first of five consecutive seasons. He also served for the World Series champion team as a key component of 2008 that defeated the Tampa Bay Rays.
Rollins also earned the first of three consecutive Gold Glove Awards and received the NLBM Oscar Charleston Legacy Award (NL MVP), becoming the first Phillies shortstop to win a Gold Glove since Larry Bowa in 1978.
On December 19, 2014, He became traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league pitchers Zach Eflin and Tom Windle. He stated that he was expecting to take on a leadership position with his new team and waived his no-trade clause.