Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has learned he is a distant relative to a soon to be Princess.

Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle will be marries on May 19 at Windsor Castle. Mookie Betts and Meghan Markle's ancestors are from the same part of Alabama.

On boston.com Jim McNiff, an amateur genealogist from Burlington, uncovered the connection between Betts and Markle.