Wander Franco Wife: MLB Star Is Married With Two Kids

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Amid mass speculations, fans still have not been able to find out who MLB star Wander Franco wife is; here’s what we found!

The professional baseball shortstop Samuel Franco Aybar Sr was born on March 1, 2001, in Bani, Dominican Republic.

“El Patron” currently plays for the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2021. 

Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Wander drew inspiration from his two uncles, who played in the major leagues, Erick and former Ray Willy Aybar.

Franco Starting His Run
Franco Starting His Run (Source: Instagram)

The player is also the younger brother of baseball stars Wander Alexander Franco and Wander Javier Franco.

Franco began to shine ever since his teenage years. Right after he dropped out of school, he was immediately added to the academy’s prospect pipeline.

It was expected that he would achieve scorching stardom. Franco conducts himself with the confidence that can only be found in many of the elite players in the world.

Moreover, he is incredibly skilled and performs on a baseball diamond in ways you’ve never seen before.

Meet Francos Wife And Kids

Wander Franco stayed in a committed relationship for a long time relationship before he married her.

He is keeping his love and family life very private, cocooned away from the world.

After the 2021 MLB season, Franco got married to his girlfriend. The couple has two lovely-looking sons.

Franco About To Throw A Pitch
Franco About To Throw A Pitch (Source: Instagram)

Wander Samuel Franco Jr was the first kid born to the couple in late 2018, and another son was born in 2022.

After research, we discovered that Franco has a tattoo of his elder son on his left arm.

The player mentioned on an occasion that it is very hard for him to be a present father as he is moving around and has to stay inside training camps. 

One time he had to be away from his family for more than 9 months and had only FaceTime conversations with his wife and their son.

He jokingly said in an interview that he must hit the ball as his kids need a lot of milk.

Franco expresses deep gratitude towards his family’s unwavering support throughout his professional life.

Wander Franco Career

Before being barely 16 years old, Wander Franco was signed by the Tampa Bay Rays as an international free agent in July 2017.

Franco began his professional career in 2018 by playing for the Princeton Rays of the Rookie-level Appalachian League.

He then started to establish himself in the minor leagues by demonstrating his outstanding speed, hitting ability, and defensive abilities.

Franco Praising To The Lord
Franco Praising To The Lord (Source: Instagram)

The athlete made his major league debut only on June 22, 2021, against the Boston Red Sox. He also found his career’s first home run in that game.

Franco is regarded as one of baseball’s best prospects. He has been anticipated to have an eventful and productive career in the big leagues.

The player is renowned for his effortless swing, superb plate discipline, and all-around fielding abilities.

On top of that, all of these abilities of his have been approved by some of the greatest players in the history of the sport.

Bibek Dhoj Thapa
Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa

Bibek Dhoj Thapa is a seasoned sports journalist with a passion for uncovering the untold stories behind athletes' achievements. His articles offer readers a captivating glimpse into the world of sports, from the thrill of victory to the dedication and sacrifice required to reach the top.


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