Is Max Scherzer Jewish?

Max Scherzer is not a Jew. The Detroit Tigers starting pitcher is not Jewish although some think that he is based on his last name.

Maxwell M. "Max" Scherzer was born July 27, 1984 and raised in Chesterfield, Missouri to Brad and Jan Scherzer, neither of whom are Jewish. Max Scherzer is engaged to model Erica May and the couple will marry on November 23, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The professional baseball pitcher with the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball also played for the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 2013, he won the American League Cy Young Award. Scherzer has one eye that is blue and one eye that is brown.

After playing for Parkway Central High School in his hometown, Scherzer was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 43rd round (1,291st overall) in the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft but did not sign and instead attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. He was then drafted again in 2006 by the Arizona Diamondbacks, this time in the 1st round as the 11th overall pick. On January 9, 2012 it was announced that Scherzer would be one of six new inductees to the University of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame. While at Mizzou he was Big 12 Pitcher of the Year in 2005. He was Mizzou's first-ever 1st round MLB pick.

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