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Jacob Anthony deGrom, nicknamed "The deGrominator", is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball. Prior to playing professionally, deGrom attended Stetson University and played college baseball for the Stetson Hatters.

DeGrom began playing baseball as a shortstop and was converted into a pitcher during his junior year at Stetson. The Mets selected him in the ninth round of the 2010 MLB draft, and he made his MLB debut with the Mets on May 15, 2014. That year, deGrom was named the National League's (NL) Rookie of the Month twice, and the NL Rookie of the Year. In 2015, 2018, 2019, and 2021 deGrom was selected as an MLB All-Star. In 2018, deGrom was the NL ERA leader and won the Cy Young Award. In 2019, he led the NL in strikeouts and won the Cy Young Award for the second year in a row. In 2020, he again led the NL in strikeouts. DeGrom is widely regarded as the best current pitcher in baseball. In 2019, the New York Post named deGrom the best professional athlete in New York City during the 2010s.