Jonathan Schoop And Brother Sharlon Share An Unbreakable Bond

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Jonathan Schoop brother, Sharlon, is a baseball shortstop for L&D Amsterdam of the Honkbal Hoofdklasse. Baseball fans frequently discuss the unbreakable bond that exists between the Schoop brothers.

Jonathan Rufino Jezus Schoop, born on October 21, 1991, is a professional baseball second baseman. Schoop plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Jonathan, famously known as Mamba, debuted for the Tigers on July 24, 2020, as the Opening Day starting second baseman.

Jonathan Schoop Playing The Game
Jonathan Schoop Playing The Game (Source: Instagram)

Besides the Tigers, Mamba played for the Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, and Minnesota Twins. During his professional career, he earned All-Star honors in 2017.

Internationally, Schoop also plays for the Netherlands National Baseball Team.

The player played at the 2011 Baseball World Cup for the Netherlands team.

Moreover, the second baseman also represented the national team at the 2012 European Baseball Championship and the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Additionally, Jonathan also competed for the national team in the World Baseball Classics of 2017 and 2023.

Jonathan Schoop and His Brother’s Unbreakable Bond

Like Jonathan, Sharlon Schoop is also involved in baseball. Sharlon Schoop, a shortstop, represents L&D Amsterdam of Honkbal Hoofdklasse.

The Schoop brothers have a close relationship; they have a relationship as both friend and brother.

Moreover, the brothers came into the spotlight when they played for the Tides against the Louisville Bats.

Jonathan Schoop With His Brother
Jonathan Schoop With His Brother (Source: Instagram)

That was the first time the friends, like brothers, played for the same team professionally in a non-exhibition matchup.

“I was extremely excited,” said Jonathan Schoop, who was wrapping up a rehab stint with the Tides.

Moreover, Jonathan and Sharlon have also represented the Netherlands baseball team at the 2023 World Baseball Classic.

Shortstop Sharlon Schoop

Sharlon Romans Emederio Schoop is the older brother of Jonathan Schoop. Sharlon was born on April 15, 1987, in Willemstad, Curacao.

On March 30, 2004, Schoop’s brother joined the San Francisco Giants as an undrafted free agent. In the Giants, Sharlon played in the minor league system from 2005 until 2011.

During that period, in 2010, he went all the way up to the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels.

Furthermore, talking about his international career, Schoop competed at the 2009 World Baseball Classics in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Miami, Florida, for the Netherlands national team.

Additionally, he made it to the Dutch roster for the 2014 European Baseball Championship and the 2014 France International Baseball Tournament.

Moreover, the shortstop also participated in the 2019 European Baseball Championship, representing the Netherlands.

He participated in the 2019 WBSC Premier 12 and also at the Africa/Europe 2020 Olympic Qualification tournaments in Italy in September 2019.

Jonathan Schoop’s Relationship Status

Jonathan Schoop is romantically involved with Limayri Johannes. Schoop and Johannes got engaged in 2013.

However, there is no information about them getting married. Some sources claim that the duo has been together for almost a decade.

The future wife of Jonathan supports and encourages him whenever he feels like giving up. Limayri is also seen attending the tournaments of her fiance to cheer him up.

Jonathan, His Future Wife And Daughter
Jonathan, His Future Wife, And Daughter(Source: Instagram)

Moreover, the duo is blessed with two adorable kids, one daughter, and one son.

A few years after their engagement, on June 29, 2015, Jonathan and Limayri welcomed a little angel named Jae’Lyane Isabelle.

Two years after their daughter’s birth, on October 14, 2017, the duo gave birth to their lovely son and named him Jae’ Lan Elijah Schoop.

Neeki Kakshyapati
Neeki Kakshyapati

Neeki Kakshyapati

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