“Dave Winfield Son Dave Winfield Jr. is similar to his father in a lot of ways but at the same time, very different. Read till the end to find out why.”
Both father and son excelled in several sports at the same time but when it came to making a major decision, they went on to play different sports.
David Mark Winfield was born on October 3, 1951. He is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder.
He is the Major League Baseball Players Association’s special assistant to the executive director.
ESPN named him the third-best all-around performer of all time in any discipline in 2004. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as the College Baseball Hall of Fame.
He is one of five players ever to be drafted by three professional sports (Baseball, Basketball and Football).
Three leagues drafted Dave, making him a widely accepted, unique and legendary athlete.
Finally, he decided to play baseball after the San Diego Padres selected him fourth overall in the first round of the 1973 MLB draft. Winfield signed with the Padres, who immediately elevated him to the major leagues.
Let’s Read Dave Winfield Son Age And Wikipedia
Dave Winfield’s son is Dave Winfield Jr. who is too blessed with the ability to excel at multiple sports. He was born in 1995.
Dave Jr. attended Harvard Westlake High School and completed his graduation in 2013. He excelled in two varsity sports – basketball and football.
Additionally, he participated in baseball for both the school and a club team until his ninth grade.
During most of the summers after his ninth grade, he competed in travel basketball teams.
On top of being a sports prodigy, Dave Jr. also was very good at academics. He had the privilege of embarking on various trips for his science courses, with one notable journey being to Death Valley during his Geology course.
Dave Jr. then like his father faced the dilemma, of committing to baseball or basketball.
Eventually, he decided not to follow in the footsteps of his father and committed to playing basketball for The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
In 2017, he graduated from the college with a degree in marketing. He then decided to leave the world of sports behind and embark on a different career path.
Dave Jr. decided to specialise in communication and joined Infor as a communication strategy specialist. Currently, he is working as an Internal Communications Strategist for Riot Games.
Who is Dave’s Wife Tonya Winfield?
Dave has been happily married to his lovely wife Tonya Winfield for more than three decades since 1988.
Tonya is a very loving wife and caring mother and she is the one who keeps the family together.
With the heart of a philanthropist, Tonya says that she is very passionate about god and family.
You can keep up with her life and get daily updates by following her Instagram. She is constantly posting about her family and friends.
Dave and Tonya are blessed with three lovely children, a pair of twins, Arielle and David Jr. and Shanel.
As mentioned earlier Dave Jr. used to play basketball Arielle used to play volleyball and both of them went to the same university.
In the 80s, there was a rumour that Dave was dating Tina Turner, the so-called queen of rock and roll.
It was because he had purchased a ticket in the name of T. Turner. But it turned out that Tina and he were just good friends and T. Turner was his Tonya.