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Is Baseball Player Max Scherzer Jewish? Religion Details Exposed

Does Max Scherzer follow Jewish religion? Here is everything you need to know about the Dodgers playmaker. 

Dave Roberts, the manager of LA Dodgers removed Max Scherzer after 6 innings over Atlanta Braves. His hamstrings apparently tightened up during his first warm-up of the game. But to know that despite his injury Scherzer was able to land 76 pitches is just amazing.

Max Scherzer Religion – Is He Really Jewish?

Max Scherzer’s religion is not Judaism. Because of his Jewish-sounding name he has been confused for one.

While the name Max is common around the world and not just Jewish community, his full first name is Maxwell. Whereas the last name Scherzer is quite common among the Jewish community, it is believed to be originated from the German name “Jester”.

To sum it up, Max might sound like a Jewish professional but he doesn’t actually follow Judaism. He also goes by his nickname, Mad Max.

The American MLB player debuted his on Major League in 2008. He is a professional baseball Pitcher for Los Angeles Dodgers.

The MLB player was born with heterochromia iridium, which led to the different colored iris. He has a blue-colored right eye whereas his left eye is brown.

Before his recent Hamstring injury, Max also suffered from a groin injury back in June. Scherzer describes these minor injuries as something that players had to deal with and stick to the game plan.

Who is Max Scherzer Married To? Wife

Erica May-Scherzer is the wife of the famous baseball pitcher. They have been married for more than 8 years now.

The MLB legend first met his future partner while he was studying at the University of Missouri. They started dating each other back in 2005.

During her University days, Erica was also pitching for the University Baseball team.

She is a passionate animal advocate and volunteers for Human trafficking victims. The couple’s joint initiative “Nats for Masks” provides masks and relief to lower-income communities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Erica gave birth to their first son Derek Alexander on 2nd May 2021. He was born hours before the Nationals Pitcher won his game against Miami Marlins.

Meet Max Scherzer Famliy – Kids and Parents

Max Scherzer has a loving family including his parents, brother, wife, and his son. The family also raises four dogs that they rescued through Human Rescue Alliance.

He was born to Jan and Brad Scherzer on 27th July 1984 in Chesterfield, Missouri.

He also has a brother named Alex Scherzer.

Scherzer is the father of two beautiful daughters, Brooklyn, and Kacey Scherzer and son Derek Scherzer