Amy Crawford is a former softball player at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also recognized as the wife of American professional baseball pitcher Gerrit Cole.
After marrying the New York Yankees pitcher, Amy has apparently taken a break from her professional life. She has been married for years now and is leading a beautiful married life. Besides, she is also a mother of a son.
Here we are going to explore a lot more interesting facts about Amy, along with her career, parents, and other detail.
Amy Crawford Birth & Family Details
A former softball player Amy Crawford was born on January 10, 1989, in Mountain View, California. Her birth name is Amy Lynn Crawford. Her father’s name is Mike Crawford, whereas her mother’s name is Lynn Crawford, who was a school teacher at the Vintage Hills Elementary School.
Talking about her siblings, she has a brother Brandon Crawford and two sisters sister Kaitlin Crawford and Jenna Crawford. Well, she shares a great relationship with both her siblings. She along with all her siblings spent the majority of their childhood in Pleasanton in the San Francisco Bay area.
Moving on to her academics, she did her high school at Foothill High School. Later, she finished her university education at the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2007.
Her Brother Brandon Is A professional Baseball Player
To all those who are unaware, Amy’s brother is a professional baseball shortstop. As of 2020, Brandon plays for the San Fransisco Giants of Major League Baseball. He has been associated with the team since 2009 and has been an active player ever since.
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Her brother is also a graduate of UCLA and was named the Most Valuable Player of the university team, not once but twice.
Amy Crawford Career: She Was a Softball Player At UCLA
Like her now-husband Gerrit and brother Brandon, she was also into sports in the past. While at the University of California, Los Angeles, she played softball for the university team.
She got into sports at the age of 5 and has since been active as a sportswoman. While in her high school, she was a four-year starter at third base and was even given All-State honors.
Not only this, back in 2010, she was in the Bruins softball team. Well, the team even won the Women’s College World Series the same year.
Her Other Professional Accomplishments
Apart from playing softball at UCLA, Amy has also had her hands in several other professions. From June 2009 to August 2010, she was a sales and marketing intern at Spigit.
Similarly, she was also an Account Executive at AVID Ink from October 2011 to November 2013. Shortly after quitting her job at AVID Ink, she started her career as a Career Coach at Athletes to Business. There she worked from November 2013 to November 2015.
Thereafter, she joined Essex Mortgage as Recruiting Manager in November 2015 and has since been working there. Likewise, later, she again joined Athletes to Career in October 2016 and has since been employed in the profession.
She Is Married To Baseball Pitcher Gerrit Cole
Well, Amy is a married woman. She is married to the professional baseball pitcher of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball Gerrit Cole. The duo married on November 12, 2016. Their beautiful couple had a destination wedding held in Santa Barbara, among a few friends and family members.
Talking about their first meeting, they first came across each other back when the two attended the University of California, Los Angeles. If reports are to be believed, they met on the first day at UCLA. Their first meeting turned into a romantic relationship a year later, as they shared the same weight room at 6 A.M.
Talking about their first meeting Gerrit states,
I remember thinking she was the prettiest girl I had ever met and I wanted to get to know her
However, it was not just the first meeting that led to their romance but a few gestures that eventually led to their relationship. Talking about the same, Amy says,
I was moving into my new apartment and Gerrit drove an hour and a half after a wedding just to help me move. My mom was there with me and he showed up with a bouquet of flowers for her birthday, That’s the day I decided to take him up on that first-date offer from the year prior.
Sin the couple are now already married and going well, we wish them years of togetherness.
Amy Crawford Is A Mother
Gerrit Cole’s wife Amy is also a mother. She welcomed her first child, a son Caden Gerrit Cole, on June 30, 2020. Post the birth of their son, Amy even made a beautiful post on her Instagram with the caption,
New to the crew: Caden Gerrit Cole. 🥰 6/30/20
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Prior to the birth of the child, the couple had announced the pregnancy back on January 1, 2020. Amy’s husband Gerrit even made a post on his Instagram writing,
Can’t wait to meet our son in June.
Since their kids are already in this world all well, the duo seems pretty happy and often shares photos together with their kids, every now and then.
Well, like any celebrity Amy is very active on social media, especially Instagram. As of 2021, she has around 57.5k followers on her official Instagram account where she goes by Amy Cole.
Her posts are mostly filled with photos of her family life and her son. Similarly, her spouse, Gerrit is also very active on socials. On his Instagram, he has over 278k followers, and similarly on his Twitter, he has over 76.8k followers, as of January 2020.