Rhys Hoskins

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Rhys Hoskins
Philadelphia Phillies – No. 17
First baseman / Left fielder
Born: (1993-03-17) March 17, 1993 (age 30)
Sacramento, California, U.S.
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
August 10, 2017, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
(through September 14, 2017)
Batting average.314
Home runs18
Runs batted in39
Career highlights and awards

Rhys Dean Hoskins[1] (born March 17, 1993) is an American professional baseball first baseman and left fielder for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2017. Before playing for the Phillies, he played college baseball for the Sacramento State Hornets.

He is the fastest player in history—in terms of games played—to hit the following number of career home runs: 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17.[2]

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  1. Knobler, Danny (September 7, 2017). "Rhys Hoskins' Historic Power Adds Yet Another Poster Child to MLB's HR Explosion". Bleacher Report, Inc. Retrieved September 11, 2017. He is big (6'4", 225 pounds) ....
  2. Axisa, Mike (September 14, 2017). "WATCH: Phillies' Rhys Hoskins continues record pace with yet another home run; Hoskins is now the fastest player in history to 10 home runs, 11 home runs, 12 home runs, 13 home runs ..." CBS.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 15, 2017.