Phillies' Geoff Jenkins Welcomes New Baby and Pennant

10/16/2008 at 09:30 AM ET
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Geoff Jenkins had a once in a lifetime day on Wednesday. Not only did his team, the Philadelphia Phillies, clinch the National League pennant, but he became a father for the second time. The outfielder and his wife Jennifer welcomed son Justyce Tyler Jenkins at 12:59 p.m. at Huntingdon Hospital in Pasadena, Calif. Jennifer had driven from the couple’s Phoenix, Arizona home for her husband’s game as the couple "didn’t think [delivery] was even on the radar. The due date wasn’t for another 3 ½ weeks." However, Justyce had a different timeline in mind. After the birth, Geoff headed to join his team and shared that, "I was joking that this is a chance for two miracles in one day. I told her I was going to spray her with champagne."

Justyce is the couple’s first son and joins sister Logan, 21 months.

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

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kmb on

go phils!!

also, a daughter named logan and a son named justyce. definitely interesting and i’ve never in my life heard of logan for a girl, or justyce as a name in general.
congrats!

JM on

woohoo. Indeed go Phil’s!!!!!

Congrats to the family!

Laura on

Congrats to the family!!
His son was born in the same hospital as Chase Utley!
Go Phils!

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