Gerrit Cole Sister Erin Cole- Brother And Parents

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Gerrit Cole’s sister, Erin Cole, is the only sibling of Gerrit. Erin Cole has always idolized her elder brother, and being inspired by his athleticism, she played soccer in college.

Gerrit Alan Cole, also known as Gerrit Cole, is an American professional baseball pitcher who plays as a pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Before New York Yankees, he used to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros.

Born on September 8, 1990, in Newport Beach, California, Gerrit studied at Orange Lutheran High School and was a member of the varsity baseball team.
A Professional Baseball Pitcher, Gerrit Cole. (Source: Instagram)
In 2008, he was selected by the New York Yankees in the first round of the MLB Draft, but instead, he opted to play collegiate baseball for the UCLA Bruins.
After his collegiate career, the Pirates selected him as the first overall pick in the 2011 MLB draft.

In 2013 he made his MLB debut and was named the National League (NL) Rookie of the Month in September.

He joined the Yankees on December 18, 2019, signing a $324 million contract, the largest contract in the history of the major league for a pitcher.

Moreover, Cole is a member of the 2022 class of the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame.

Gerrit Cole Sister: Erin Cole

Erin Cole is the younger sister of five times MLB All-star pitcher Gerrit Cole.

She was born on October 6, 1993, in California, making her three years younger than her brother.
Erin graduated from Orange Lutheran High School as a four-year letter-winner like her brother.

She joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and played soccer for the Bruins’ soccer team as a midfielder.

She has always idolized and looked up to her brother. Even though his brother is a baseball pitcher, walking in his footsteps as an athlete, she chose soccer.

However, soccer was just limited till her collegiate years, as she chose a career in the law field by passing New York Bar exams in 2019.

Erin Cole With Her Pet Dog
Erin Cole With Her Pet Dog (Source: Instagram)

Both Gerrit and Erin share a strong bond and support each other in every part of their life. 

As an older brother, Gerrit has always supported her younger sister in every phase of her life.

Similarly, Erin supports her brother in every aspect of his career and life and is often seen in Gerrit’s game.

Furthermore, Erin has a boyfriend named Rayn Owen. They dated each other for several years and got engaged in 2020.

Gerrit Cole Parents And Family 

New York Yankees star baseball pitcher Gerrit was born to his father, Mark Cole, and his mother, Sharon Cole.

Since he was a little boy, Gerrit Cole’s parents have been actively involved in his baseball career.

His father helped develop his pitching skills, whereas his mother’s reassuring presence at his games encouraged him a lot. 

Gerrit Cole With His Parents
Gerrit Cole With His Parents (Source: Instagram)

Gerrit has often remarked about how his parents have influenced his life and profession and supported him in baseball or anything in general.

He has always regarded his parents as his role models. Also, there are rumors that he has a brother, which is untrue, as Cole and his sister are the only children of their parents. 

Furthermore, Gerrit married Amy Crawford in 2016, and in 2020, he welcomed his first child, Caden Gerrit Cole.

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