Birth Name: Alexander David Bregman
Place of Birth: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 30, 1994
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Bohemian/Czech, German, English, Portuguese, Scottish
Alex Bregman is an American professional baseball player. He is an infielder for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Alex is the son of Jackie and Sam Bregman. His brother, A.J. Bregman, is also a baseball player. Both his father and uncle Ben Bregman played baseball for the University of New Mexico Lobos.
He was raised in Reform Judaism, attending Congregation Albert.
Alex’s paternal grandfather was Stanley Irwing Bregman (the son of Samuel “Bo” Bregman and Sadie Hurwitz). Stanley was born in Washington, D.C., to Russian Jewish parents. He was a general counsel for the Washington Senators. Bo was born in Minsk, and promoted boxing cards. He was the son of Max Bregman and Anna Garbus. Sadie was the daughter of Chaim Hurwitz.
Alex’s paternal grandmother is Sandra Elizabeth Kneifl (the daughter of Philip Raymond Kneifl and Christina/Christine B. Millard). Sandra was chief executive of BKB Pharmaceuticals in Washington. Philip was born in Nebraska, and was the son of John Thomas Kneifl, whose parents were from Chroboly, Bohemia, and of Elizabeth Agnes Ross, who was of Canadian parentage.
Alex’s maternal grandfather is named Joseph Armando De Oliveira.
Alex’s maternal grandmother is named Joan Marie Hunter.
Article about Alex’s family history – http://popjewish.com
Genealogy of Alex Bregman – https://www.geni.com
Obituary of Alex’s paternal grandfather, Stanley Irwing Bregman – http://obits.abqjournal.com