Who Are Eric Hosmer Parents Mike And Ileana Hosmer? Meet The First Baseman Wife And Kids

Eric Hosmer is an American professional baseball first baseman who recently joined Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball ( Source : Kansascity )

Eric John Hosmer is a famous American professional baseball player who is a first baseman for the Boston Red Sox of MLB.

This athlete previously played in MLB for Kansas City Royals for six years, and in 2018 he joined San Diego Padres, but this year on August 2, 2022, he transferred to Boston Red Sox. 

According to scouts, this baseball player was a left-handed hitter with raw powers. He is a highly touted prospect from American Heritage High School, Florida. In 2008, The Royals selected him as the third overall pick in the 2008 Major League Baseball draft.

In Royal, he trained as an advanced player in Minor League Baseball, then debuted in MLB during the 2011 season. That season, he finished as a third Rookie of the Year by hitting 293 with 19 home runs in 128 games. 

He won the Gold Glove Awards consecutively for three years, i.e., from 2013 to 2015, and again in 2017, he won Silver Slugger Award. Moreover, he was announced as MVP of the 2016 MLB All-Star Game and participated in the 2015 World Series champions. 

Who Are Eric Hosmer's Parents?

Eric was born on October 24, 1989, in Cuba to the parent Mike Hosmer and Ileana Hosmer.

The professional baseball player's father is a retired firefighter, whereas his mother is a nurse in a hospital. His parents moved to the United States from Cuba when the player was seven years old to escape Fidel Castro's regime, and before that, he grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Eric's parents met in 1979 when his father was assigned to duty at Coral Gables Hospital in Coral Gables, Florida, where his mother worked as a nurse. After four years of their meeting, they get married.

Eric was a second son born in Miami, whereas his Elder brother Mike Jr. was born in 1985, four years before the player was born. As the player grew up in Cooper City, he began playing baseball there, utilizing a Tony Gwynn tee-ball hitter to take practice swings.

His parents were very supportive since his childhood as Mike used to work 48-hour shifts in a firehouse to focus on his son's baseball games as he used to coach Eric. 

The Homer family traveled all over the state and as far as Cooperstown and New York to play the Baseball tournaments. Moreover, the family watched Florida Marlins games to learn the hitting techniques and improve Eric's skills. However, he grew up as a New York Yankees fan. 

Is Eric Hosmer Married To Kacie McDonnell?

Eric Hosmer married his long-time girlfriend, Kacie McDonnell, a professional host of Fox News sports.

Eric Hosmer with his wife Kacie McDonnell spending some quality time together
Eric Hosmer with his wife Kacie McDonnell spending some quality time together ( Source : Offthefieldnews )

The couple got engaged in October 2020 and married at the end of 2021. Currently, the couple is residing in Florida, America. The couple does not mention their first met and dating life till now, but they look fabulous together. 

Kacie attended Nativity BVM High School and completed her high school education there. After that, she attended Villanova University, where she completed her bachelor's degree in communication in 2012.

The wife of, Eric started her sports career at WTXF-TV, where she used to deliver Good Day Philadelphia reports based on the Philadelphia Eagles. Furthermore, she was also known as the traffic reporter. 

How Many Children Does Eric Hosmer Have? Detail On His Family

Eric Hosmer and Kacie McDonnell don't have children together yet, but the couple announced they expect their first child in April 2022.

The couple is excited about their first children coming into this world this year. As the couple got married in December 2021, they are having their first children this year, as they told their fans through the social media post in April.

The Hosmer family is expanding as they welcome their first baby this year, and fans, after hearing this news, are delighted and send their love and blessing to the pregnant couple.