Longest name? ‘Encarnacion-Strand’ is close to breaking the record
The player with the longest name in baseball is about to make his major league debut. Christian Encarnacion-Strand (24, Cincinnati Reds), who has a whopping 27 letters, is about to make his debut.
MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, noted that the player with the longest name is set to make his debut on the 17th.
It’s Cincinnati infield prospect Encarnacion-Strand. The total number of letters in his name is a whopping 27. ‘Christian Encarnacion-Strand’.
This is the longest name in Major League Baseball history. It beats Simeon Woods Richardson’s 22 characters last year.
Encarnacion-Strand was a fourth-round pick of the Minnesota Twins in the 2021 First-Year Player Draft before being traded to Cincinnati last year.스포츠토토
He then spent time at Triple-A Cincinnati this season, batting .331 with 20 home runs and 65 RBIs in 67 games with a .405 OPS and 1.042 slugging percentage.
Behind Encarnacion-Strand and Woods-Richardson, there are three players with a total of 20 letters in their names.
They include Luis Alexander Vasave, who made his debut with San Francisco in 2020, and Christian Betancourt, currently with the Tampa Bay Rays.