You love baseball, who is your favorite baseball player. Do you love Matt Carpenter? If you do, this Matt Carpenter Salsa shirt is for you. Carpenter was born in Galveston, Texas, on November 26, 1985, the son to Rick and Tammie Carpenter. The elder Carpenter is a former college baseball player turned high school coach. There, Rick coached for another fifteen years. That baseball team won numerous championships, including nine at the district level, six regional, three state, and one national.