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Jimmy Rollins Welcomes Daughter Camryn Drew

05/23/2012 at 11:30 AM ET
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Jimmy Rollins is stepping up to a whole new plate: fatherhood!

The Philadelphia Phillies shortstop, 33, and his wife Johari welcomed their first child on Sunday, May 20, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Daughter Camryn Drew weighed in at 5 lbs., 11 oz. and measured 18½ inches long.

“Baby and mother are doing well,” the rep says.

Currently on paternity leave, Rollins is expected to be back on the field for Thursday’s game against the Cardinals.

– Anya Leon

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J on

Congrats Jimmy and family!

Mina on

Awfully close to Maxwell Drew and just as boysih. I swear I am naming my next 4 sons Anabelle, Susan, Debby, and Jessica. And of course my next daughter will be Bruce Anthony. Who cares, right?!

Joyce on

Yay congrats to him :) Woo more athletes on here please!

JM on

weird name, do they think spelling it with a y will make it look feminine? anyway, not my kid so i don’t care. i just think it’s a really odd thing to name your child.

Meghan on

my favorite player!!!!! i wish they would put more atheltes on here!

meghan on

Congratulations Jimmy and family! The Phils are some of the nicest guys in Major League Baseball.

Shannon on

Congratulations! Beautiful name!

kendrajoi on

I love the name. If had not had a boy I would have named her Camryn. LOVE IT.

Hayley on

Congrats, JRoll! I’m sure she’s a beauty :)

Patricia on

Congratulations Jimmy!

Anonymous on

Congrats to them, and I actually think Camryn is quite feminine, especially when spelled that way. :)

Mel on

No word of a lie, I was just telling a friend over lunch today that I love the name Camryn (yes, spelt that) for a girl.

Hmmm I wonder if this is my sign lol!

Noelle on

My daughter is Camryn and obviously, I think it’s adorable. Cameron Diaz, Camryn Manheim?? It’s not *that* unusual. I do think the Y makes it more femenine.

JM on

i don’t care what people name their kids, i will say that as a Brit the name cameron/camryn has EXTREMELY negative connotations at the moment. but that doesn’t matter in this little girl’s case :)

kelly on

I love the name, but then again my daughters name is Camryn Ryleigh. Just remember, all babies are a blesssing, no matter the name.

Court on

Aww I think her name is adorable :) Last time I checked it was his baby. Meaning he can name her whatever he feels like. and you shouldn’t judge what people name their children because you do not know the meaning behind the name.

Congrats :)

Jillian on

I know quite a few Cameron’s and Camryn’s…….and they are ALL girls. If I named my child that name, it would be a girl for sure.

NJ

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