TWhat would Days of Our Lives (DOOL) be without Drake Hogestyn? He’s become a staple of the show and his character, John, has gone through many transformations. After three decades on their screens, fans have grown to adore him on and off screen.
The actor showed his fan appreciation in a recent tweet that paid homage to his time on DAYS after receiving a gift for his 30 years on the show.
Here are some details you may not know about Hogestyn. Baseball was an important factor in his life before acting. He pitched in the minor leagues and was drafted by a New York Yankees farm team before becoming a soap opera star. His baseball career was cut short due to an injury in 1978.
Throughout the years, Hogestyn has had some truly impressive moments on DOOL. He’s had memorable scenes which will always tie him to the show. Congratulations to Drake Hogestyn on 30 incredible years!
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— Drake Hogestyn (@DrakeHogestyn) February 2, 2016