Ozhaino Jurdy Jiandro “Ozzie” Albies was born on January 7th 1997 in Willemstad, Curaçao.
Albies started playing baseball at the age of 6 and he was signed on July 2nd 2013 as an international free agent by the Atlanta Braves. During his youth he played baseball for the Koraal Specht Little League Organization and since his young days he was tearing the league up.
In 2015 he was selected to the MLB Futures Game. On the 1st of August 2017 he finally made his MLB debut with the Atlanta Braves, after playing the last couple of years down in the Braves Farm System.
He’s currently the Braves starting second baseman, a speedster on the bases and a solid switch hitter. He has also been named 2017 Triple-A Gwinnet Player of the Year.