Who Are TJ Friedl Parents? Cincinnati Reds Outfielder Family Life

TJ Friedl was born in 1995 to parents Terry Friedl and Laura Gialdella Shields in Pleasanton, California, United States.

Friedl is a 27 years old athlete standing 5 feet and 10 inches tall, and he served as a center fielder while playing collegiate baseball for the University of Nevada. At that time, he weighed 170-pound with 70-grade speed on the 20-80 scouts scale as per ESPN.

Furthermore, he was into athletics from a young age and served as a quick, assist-minded point guard on the Foothill HS basketball team and a .308 hitter for the baseball team. Later he chose baseball as his career and joined the team at Nevada as a walk-on.

Moreover, TJ made his professional debut in 2016 with Pioneer League’s Billings Mustangs and played for minor leagues including Daytona Tortugas, Dayton Dragons, Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Chattanooga Lookouts, and Louisville Bats. Later, the baseball outfielder made his major league debut with the Cincinnati Reds in 2021.

Full name Terry Lee Friedl
Date of Birth 14th of August 1995
Birthplace Pleasanton, California, United States
Height 5 feet and 10 inches
Parents Terry Friedl and Laura Gialdella Shields
Siblings Taylor Friedl, Tara Trenney, Kelley Nabavi
Position Outfielder

Baseball: Who Are TJ Friedl’s Parents?

Terry Friedl and Laura Gialdella Shields are the beloved parents of Terry Lee ‘TJ’ Friedl; they groomed him to become the incredible person he is today.

TJ often shares pictures with his mom and dad on his social networking sites so his followers won’t miss out on the precious moments he spent with his family.

TJ Friedl and his father, Terry Friedl, photographed during the FSL All-Star Game.
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Terry and Laura are also active on social media; they go by the handles @mommafreeds and @terryfriedl. However, unlike their son, they have kept their Instagram account private.

TJ Friedl with his mother Laura and his adorable baby in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Momma Friedl has made 217 posts and shared those with only 275 followers who have followed her; likewise, 143 users have followed papa Friedl, but he hasn’t shared any attachments to date. But they haven’t limited themselves from appearing on their children’s social media feeds. 

The Baseball Outfielder Grew Up With Three Siblings

TJ is not the only child born to his parents; instead, he is the youngest. The baseball outfielder has gotten blessed to have three older siblings in his life.

Friedl grew up with three older sisters, Taylor Friedl, Tara Trenney, and Kelley Nabavi, in the San Francisco suburb of Pleasanton, California. The athlete made a post on the 2017 national siblings day sharing pictures of the four with the caption ‘These are my people!’

TJ Friedl and his siblings flaunting their brightest smiles.
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Taylor loves her little brother and still spoils him in his 20s with so much care. She often visits him, captures those moments in photographs, and posts them on her social networking site; the gorgeous is active on Instagram under @taayfreee and has made 138 attachments.

Likewise, Friedl’s other sisters have also created their official accounts on social media under the usernames @kelleyn17 and @misstarbear; however, they have kept them private. Tara has shared 725 posts with only 393 followers, and Kelley has made her 1.2k posts visible to 374 users.

The Basketball Coach John Calipari Is Friedl’s Second Cousin

Among the cousins the baseball player has, the 63 years old American basketball coach John Calipari is one of them, per their Wikipedia profile.

The coach was a high school point guard and a fringe division one prospect who spent two years at UNC Wilmington and later transferred to the Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

John began his career as an assistant coach at the University of Kansas and the University of Pittsburgh before becoming the head coach of the University of Massachusetts. Later the head coach worked for the New Jersey Nets, the University of Memphis, and has been with the University of Kentucky men’s team since 2009; he won the NCAA Championship with Kentucky Wildcats in 2012. 

Moreover, Calipari was named Naismith College Coach of the Year thrice in 1996, 2008, and 2015. Likewise, he also got inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015.

Meet TJ Friedl’s Girlfriend, Dressa Friedl

Dressa Friedl is TJ’s stunning girlfriend turned wife, and they have been together for almost seven years.

The couple met in 2015 and were best friends before they decided on forever; she is still his safe place, dancing partner, biggest supporter & cheerleader.

The athlete and his sweetheart often take it to their social networking sites to celebrate their love anniversary on the 11th of November every year; they spend the special day together and post those beautiful snaps on their Instagram.

Dressa Friedl always makes time to attend TJ Friedl's matches.
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However, Dressa is a year older than her better half; she was born in 1994, and TJ in 1995. She is 27 years old and will blow the candles to mark her 28th birthday on the 28th of November 2022. Likewise, the baseball player celebrated his 27th birthday on the 14th of August, 2022.

Furthermore, Mrs. Friedl graduated from the same university as her boyfriend, The University of Nevada, Reno, in 2018. Moreover, they have been very understanding and there for each other through better and worse; their bond is unbreakable, and we wish them an eternity of joy and happiness.

TJ Friedl Is Happily Married To Dressa Friedl 

The baseball outfielder is taken as he has vowed to spend his together forever by his partner’s side through every high and low.

Friedl proposed to his girl on the 1st of January 2019 after four years of dating and knowing each other and started the year the best way; the couple was on cloud nine when she said yes.

TJ Friedl and Dressa Friedl siad I do on the 2nd of November 2021.
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Furthermore, Dressa celebrated her bridal shower in Via Brasil Steakhouse on the 15th of September 2019, and after two months, she walked down the aisle with the man of her dream. 

They had their wedding ceremony with friends and family in JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, and the moments were captured in photographs by Elyse Alexandria, a GA Wedding Photographer. Likewise, Elopement Wedding Videographer got assigned for the videography. 

The pair have shared those precious moments on their social networking sites to cherish them with their admirers and well-wishers. Moreover, the athlete and his better half have been married for two years and will make a toast to mark their 3rd anniversary on the 2nd of November 2022.  

TJ Friedl And Dressa Friedl Has An Adorable Baby

The Friedls have gotten blessed with an adorable baby boy named Senan Leo Friedl; the couple announced the birth of Senan on the 21st of October 2021 through their Instagram.

The little one was born healthy in Summerlin Hospital Medical Center, and he celebrated his nine months with his parents at Toquinho- O Caderno on the 21st of July, 2022.

TJ Friedl and Dressa Friedl with their son Senan Leo Friedl.
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Furthermore, the mini Friedls will mark his 1st birthday on the 19th of October 2022, a month apart, and his star sign is Libra, represented by the scales. Moreover, the little man has a best friend (dog), Blu Harrington Friedl, who turned three on the 30th of July 2022.

Dressa and TJ have been sharing their kid’s growth on their social networking sites with captivating pictures, but they haven’t created a separate account for him yet. They are active under the handles @tj_friedl6 and @dressafriedl; the baseball has accumulated 9.6k followers on his verified account with 180 posts, and 2.3k users have followed his spouse.

TJ Friedl’s Net Worth In 2022

TJ has been playing baseball professionally since 2016 and has a decent net worth under his bank account, which he has preferred to keep confidential.

The athlete has been playing since a young age; he played in the baseball and basketball teams for Foothill High School in Pleasanton, California; he played three seasons for the baseball team with a .308 batting average. 

TJ Friedl plays as an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball.
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Later Friedl joined the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team at the University of Nevada, Reno, and batted .216 in 37 at-bats as a freshman. He later got named to the Mountain West Conference’s first team.

Likewise, the baseballer signed with the Cincinnati Reds as a free agent in July 2016 and made two home runs in his debut game with the Billings Mustangs of the Rookie-level Pioneer League. Moreover, he played for minor league baseball teams, including Dayton Dragons, Daytona Tortugas, Pensacola Blue Wahoos, Chattanooga Lookouts, and Louisville Bats, before making his Major League Baseball debut with the Reds.

TJ Friedl Salary And Career Earnings

Friedl earns a decent paycheck from the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball as he plays for them as an outfielder; he made his debut for the MLB team on the 18th of September 2021 as a pinch hitter.

The first contract he signed with the Cincinnati Reds provided him the biggest bonus an undrafted free agent received, i.e., $732,500. However, the athlete believed he needed to play college baseball for three years instead of attending college for three years to qualify for the MLB draft, so he didn’t consider it an option.

TJ Friedl's bat is from Tucci Lumber Bat Company, and his gloves are from Under Armour.
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TJ signed with the United States national collegiate baseball and appeared in NWL all-star games; following his participation, scouts for MLB teams contacted him to sign a contract, and he chose the Reds. 

Apart from his playing career, the baseball outfielder has signed a few endorsement deals; he wears his jersey with a logo of Nike, and his baseball bat is from Tucci Lumber Bat Company. Likewise, he wears the gloves from Under Armour, and he once flaunted Live Lokai’s bracelet. Moreover, he often travels to beautiful places with his family and posts them on his social networking sites. 

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