Rene Rendon is the father of American Baseball’s third baseman, Anthony Michael Rendon. Rene Rendon is a free agent.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Rendon was born on June 13, 1951, in Kingsville, TX. Currently, the age of Rene Rendon is 68 years old. Unfortunately, there is no information about his family history. Additionally, he is a citizen of the United States of America.
As a freshman in 2009, he was named Baseball American’s Freshman of the Year, Freshman All-American, NCBWA’s District VII Player of the Year, and many more. Rendon joined George Bush High School, before transferring to Lamar High School.
Mr. Rene Rendon completed 22 years of service with Via Transit Company. However, his son Anthony Rendon was selected sixth overall by the Washington Nationals in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. He started the 2013 season with the Double-A Harrisburg Senators. He optioned back to the Harrisburg Senators when Zimmerman came off the disabled list on May 3. Rendon moved back to his “natural position” as the Nationals’ third baseman in the 2014 season.
Rendon was part of a spectacular defensive play in an August 15, 2015, game against the San Francisco Giants. On September 6, 2016, his first career grand slam off Williams Perez, which provided the Nationals with a winning margin of victory over the division rival Atlanta Braves. For his improved performance during the season, he was named the National League Comeback Player of the Year.
In 2019 he batted .319/.412/.598 with 34 home runs, led the NL with 44 doubles for the second year in a row, and led the majors in RBIs (126). He hit for a 1.003 OPS in the postseason to help lead the Nationals to their first World Series championship. He hit key home-runs in Games 6 and 7 of the World Series. His 8 RBI for the 2019 World Series were the most by a Nationals’ player and equal most with Alex Bregman.
Awards and Nominations
As a student in 2010, he was the winner of the Dick Howser Trophy and was Baseball America’s College Player of the year. Rendon placed fifth in National League Most Valuable Player voting and won a Silver Slugger for his performance as a top-hitting third baseman in the 2014 season. He placed second among National League position players in wins above replacement, just behind Andrew McCutchen of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Regarding his baseball player son, Rene Rendon has an estimated net worth of around $20 million and the salary is around $18.8 million as of 2019. However, his net worth is not revealed officially.
Rene Rendon is a married man. His wife is Bridget Rendon. Anthony Rendon is the second son of him and Bridget Rendon born on June 6, 1990, in Richmond, TX. He grew up on the southwest side of Houston and excelled academically and in sports. Rendon was a basketball player, track athlete, and baseball player at Hodges Bend Middle School.
Further, on July 26, 2018, Anthony and his wife Amanda welcomed their first child, Emma. He took leave from the Nationals for several days to attend to the birth.
Rene Rendon has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 63 kg. He had Gray hair and Brown eye.