Daniel Nava Biography

(Baseball player)

Daniel Nava is an American professional baseball left fielder. Daniel Nava is happily married to Rachel Joy Nava.

More about the relationship

Daniel Nava is happily married to Rachel Joy Nava. They married in the early offseason of 2012. They dated each other since 2010. Together, they have two children.

Their daughter Faith was born on 8/5/2013 and son Zeke born on 9/2/2016.

According to sources, it is known that Daniel had a crush on ESPN/Fox Sports newscaster Erin Andrews. He used to send his game tickets to her, sadly she never showed up to.

Relationship Facts of Daniel Nava

  • Daniel Nava is married to Rachel Joy Nava.
  • He is father of Two(Faith and Zeke).
  • Daniel Nava is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Daniel Nava?

Daniel Nava is an American professional baseball left fielder known for playing in the Kansas City T-Bones of American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.

Nava has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Los Angeles Angels, Kansas City Royals, and Philadelphia Phillies.

He won the World Series champion in the year 2013.

Daniel Nava- Early Life, Education

Daniel Nava was born as Daniel James Nava on 22nd February 1983 in Redwood City, California. He is the son of Don Nava and Becky Nava. His father is a fitness instructor and coach.

Nava played baseball at St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California. He received his Psychology degree from Santa Clara University.

After that, he attended the College of San Mateo.

Daniel Nava- Professional career

After playing college baseball, he went undrafted and signed with the Chico Outlaws of the Golden Baseball League. In the year 2007, he hit 12 home runs for the Outlaws. His batting average was .371. Similarly, he was named the number one independent league prospect by Baseball America in 2007.

On 12th June 2010, he made his Major League debut with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park as the starting left fielder against the Philadelphia Phillies. However, he was sent back to Triple-A Pawtucket on July 22nd July 2010 to make room for Hermida.

In 2011, he was designated for assignment and was removed from the Red Sox’ 40-man roster. Likewise, on 6th February 2018, he signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

On 2nd June 2019, Daniel was signed with the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent American Association.

Awards

  • 2007: Independent Leagues Top Prospect
  • 2009: Red Sox ML Player of the Month
  • 2013: World Series Championship
  • 2015: Inducted into the College of San Mateo Athletics Hall of Fame

Net worth

The estimated net worth of Daniel is $4 million as of 2022. In 2017, he had an average salary of $1,350,000. His salary from 2013 to 2014 with the signing club is listed below.

YearTeamSalary
2013Boston Red Sox$505,500
2014Boston Red Sox$556,500
2015Boston Red Sox$1,850,000
2016Kansas City Royals$1,375,000
2017Philadelphia Phillies$1,350,000

Daniel Nava- Rumors and Controversy

Daniel had not appeared in the majors since 2017 with the Phillies. There was a rumor that he was going to make a pitching comeback.

Other than MLB rumors, he has not been part of any big rumors and controversy.

Body Measurement

Nava has brown hair and grey eyes. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 91 kg.

Social Media

Nava has around 67.9k followers on Twitter. He joined Twitter since January 2011.

 

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