Jorge Posadawas born in Puerto Rico and made his major league debut with the Yankees on September 4, 1995. In 2000, he became the starting catcher for the Yankees, a position that he has held ever since. Jorge is a four time World Champion, he tied Yogi Berra's record for most home runs by a Yankee catcher (30), and ranked third in the American League Most Valuable Player selection.In 1999, Jorge marriedLaura Posada, an attorney from Puerto Rico. Laura also pursued a career in media, modeling and acting in the mid 1980s. Laura is currently CEO of Laura Posada Enterprises, LLP and Co-Founder of The Jorge Posada Foundation. Starting in November 2008, she have a Fit Home Team bi-monthly column atSiempre Mujermagazine which will provide family fitness information and useful healthy tips for the entire family.The couple has two children, Jorge Luis (age 8) and Paulina (age 5). Just ten days after birth, Jorge Luis was diagnosed with Craniosynostosis, a congenital birth defect characterized by the premature closure of the bones in the skull. As a result, in the fall of 2000, the Posada family created The Jorge Posada Foundation to promote awareness about Craniosynostosis and provide emotional assistance to families with children affected by this condition through its Mentors Program. The organization provides grants to a number of partner medical centers to help underwrite a portion of the costs of initial surgeries and encourages further research of this medical condition. The Foundation also strives to create awareness through events and through funding other educational outreach efforts.Posada, Jorge is the author of 'Play Ball! ', published 2006 under ISBN 9781416906872 and ISBN 1416906878.