Ben Zobrist

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Birth Name: Benjamin Thomas Zobrist

Place of Birth: Eureka, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 26, 1981

Ethnicity: English, German, one eighth Italian/Sicilian, possibly other

Ben Zobrist is an American professional baseball player. He is a second baseman and outfielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Ben is the son of Cynthia and Thomas Zobrist. He is married to Julianna Zobrist, a Christian musician, who plays a Christian pop style of electronic dance music.

Ben’s maternal grandfather is Andrew Cali III (the son of Andrew Cali II and Dorothy White). Ben’s great-grandfather Andrew was the son of Andrea Cali and Antonina Canale, who were Sicilian.

Ben’s maternal grandmother is named Dorothea “Dot” Marshall.

Sources: http://www.pantagraph.com

5 Responses

  1. bablah says:

    I suspect his paternal grandparents are Lloyd Zobrist and Jeanine Pederson. That would mean he’s also Norwegian and French-Canadian from his grandmother’s side.

  2. bablah says:

    ->Andera Cali
    Was this supposed to be Andrea?

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