8 Facts About Ian Desmond

1. In 2013, Ian Desmond repeated both his 20 home run—20 steal season and his Silver Slugger Award.

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2. On September 24, Ian Desmond became the first Nationals player since 2006 to join the 20 home run—20 steal club when he stole his 20th base.

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3. When his first child was born, Ian Desmond became one of the first players to claim paternity leave, which had just been introduced to MLB.

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4. In January 2010, Ian Desmond married his wife Chelsey, whom he met in the fifth grade.

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5. On December 13, 2016, Ian Desmond signed a five-year contract with the Colorado Rockies.

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6. In 2013, Ian Desmond repeated both his 20 home run—20 steal season and his Silver Slugger Award.

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7. On September 24, Ian Desmond became the first Nationals player since 2006 to join the 20 home run—20 steal club when he stole his 20th base.

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8. In 2008, Ian Desmond played for Harrisburg and started the year there in 2009.

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