What race is MLB Player Ian Desmond

Baseball player Ian Desmond's exact race has not been specified online by himself or the media at this time. However, many fans have stated that they believe he is half Caucasian and half African-American. His nationality is known to be American, while his exact ethnicity is not known publicly.

Desmond grew up in Florida with his three siblings. His mother, Pattie Paradise, is a hairdresser, whom Desmond considers to be a major inspiration. Colorado Rockies pitcher Josh Roenicke is Ian Desmond's brother-in-law, as Roenicke married his sister Nikki in 2010. Ian Desmond became a father in April 2011, when his wife Chelsey gave birth to their son Grayson.

In latest buzz, this season has been a struggle for Ian Desmond. He finished a miserable first half with a .211 batting average and seven home runs in 348 plate appearances. The offensive woes wore on the three-time Silver Slugger, playing in his final year season before free agency.
There have still been a few hiccups, but slowly, Desmond has made the adjustments in the second half to change the course of his season. Read more at Washington Post‎.

Tip! Get the latest news, stats, videos, and more about Washington Nationals shortstop Ian Desmond on ESPN.com.

Updated on Thursday, August 13 2015 at 10:41AM EDT
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