Matthew Martin Lee Carpenter is one of the best baseball players in the world, he was born on November 26, 1985, in Galveston Texas.

In 2009, the St. Louis Cardinals selected Matt Carpenter in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Then he was forced to settle for a bonus of just $1,000.

He spent his first professional season with various A-level teams, including the Batavia McDougs, Quad Cities River Bandits and Palm Beach Cardinals.

Matt Carpenter made his major league debut on June 4, 2011, starting at third base and batting at seventh. Matt Carpenter played 7 matches that year.

He made an impact in the opening season against the Chicago Cubs on April 15, scoring five runs at 10–3 with a home run and triple in the Cardinals' victory.

Matt Carpenter has played 1339 matches in his MLB career in which he has scored 762 runs and 1161 hits

He played all his games for the stl cardinals from 2011 to 2021 but in 2022 he left the stl cardinals team and joined the NYY team