Gary and DeLeon Richards-Sheffield welcome third child

01/28/2008 at 08:46 PM ET

Detroit Tigers player Gary Sheffield, 39, and his wife, gospel singer DeLeon Richards, 31, welcomed their third child together, son Christian Emari Sheffield, on Saturday, January 19th. DeLeon said of their new arrival,

Gary and I are thrilled to welcome our newborn son, Christian, to our family. We are thankful for this blessing from the Lord, and we personally thank our fans for their support.

Gary and DeLeon are also parents to sons Jaden Amir, 5, and Noah, 19 months.  Gary has three children — Gary Jr., Ebony, and Carissa — from previous relationships.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Congratulations! I wish them the best.

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