Mike Trout Biography
Michael Nelson Trout (was born on August 7, 1991, in Vineland, New Jersey) is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). Mike Trout is a seven-time MLB All-Star, he has received the American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award in 2014 and 2016 (in the 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2018 votes he finished second).
Mike Trout is a six-time winner of the Silver Slugger Award. Mike Trout throws and bats right-handed, stands 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall, and weighs 235 pounds (107 kg). Mike Trout is nicknamed “The Millville Meteor.”
Mike Trout was a first-round pick by the Angels in the 2009 MLB draft and made a brief major league appearance in 2011. Mike Trout became a regular player for the Angels the subsequent season and won the 2012 AL Rookie of the Year Award unanimously. Mike is under contract with the Angels till 2020.
Mike Trout’s athleticism on the field has received praise from both the mainstream media and sabermetricians. Mike Trout is considered one of the most outstanding young players in the history of baseball, as well as one of the best current players in all of MLB. According to Fangraphs and Baseball-Reference.com, Mike led the American League in wins above replacement (WAR) in each of his first five full seasons.
Mike Trout has led the American League in runs (2012-14, 2016) and times on base (2013, 2015-16, 2018) four times. As of 2018, Mike led all active major league ballplayers in career slugging percentage (.573), on base plus slugging (.990), and stolen base percentage (84.75%), and was second in career on base percentage (.416).
In February 2014, President Barack Obama used Mike Trout as an analogy for the 2014 U.S. Farm Bill. To put emphasis on the versatility and utility of the bill, Obama remarked that it was “like Mike Trout, for baseball lovers…somebody who’s got a lot of tools.”
“Who is Mike Trout?” was an answer on a February 2013 episode of the quiz show Jeopardy! during the show’s teen tournament. Mike Trout is a season ticket holder of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League
Mike Trout Age
Mike is 27 years old as of 2018.
Mike Trout Family| Early life And Education
Mike Trout was Born to Jeff and Debbie Trout, he has two older siblings, sister Teal and brother Tyler. Mike’s father, Jeff (born January 7, 1961), played baseball at the University of Delaware and was a fifth-round draft pick as a second baseman by the Minnesota Twins in 1983.
Jeff Trout played four years of minor league baseball before a torn plantar fascia and knee injuries ended his career. Mike Trout grew up a die-hard Philadelphia Phillies fan and attended their World Series parade in 2008.
Mike Trout began playing baseball in Cal Ripken Baseball, A Division of Babe Ruth League. His main position was the shortstop position, as a youth baseball player.
Trout wore number #2 in honor of his childhood hero, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. Mike would switch to number #1 in high school.[ Trout attended Lakeside Middle School and is a 2009 graduate of Millville Senior High School.
Mike Trout Relationship| Married| Wife| Girlfriend
Mike Trout proposed to his longtime girlfriend Jessica Cox in July 2016. The couple got married on December 9, 2017.
Mike Trout Career Life
Mike Trout achieved his first career five-hit game on May 26 2018 at Yankee Stadium, going 5-for-5 with three doubles and a home run.
Mike Trout also set single-game career highs in doubles, extra base hits, and total bases. Previously, Mike Trout had collected four hits in a game 13 times.
Mike Trout homered twice in each of consecutive games versus Seattle on June 11 and 12, doing so for the first time in his career, while totaling a then MLB leading 23 home runs.
In a span of eight games through June 19, Mike Trout reached base in 29 of 37 plate appearances to bat.696/.778/1. 312 with 25 home runs and 50 RBIs, Trout was named a starting outfielder for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. 312/.460/.628, with 101 runs scored, 39 home runs, 79 RBIs, 24 stolen bases, a 92.31 stolen base percentage, 12.1 at bats per home run, and a 29.7 power-speed number.
Mike Trout Contract
Mike Trout is under contract with the Angels till 2020.
Mike Trout Salary
Mike Trout signed a 6 year / $144,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Angels, including a $5,000,000 signing bonus,$144,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of$24,083,333. In 2019, Mike Trout will earn a base salary of$33,250,000, while carrying a total salary of $34,083,333.
Mike Trout Net Worth
Mike Trout has a net worth of $45 million (2019).
Mike Trout Height
Mike is 1.88 m tall.
Mike Trout Most Valuable Player (Mvp)
The star has placed first or second in six out of last seven years. Mike Trout is AL MVP runner-up 00:39 Nov. 15th, 2018. Trout, is already with two AL MVP Awards, is runner-up for the 2018 AL MVP after hitting 39 homers and tallying a 1.088 OPS.
Mike Trout Season Stats
Adjusted OPS+ leader
Bases on balls leader
Extra base hits leader
On-base percentage leader
On-base plus slugging leader
Runs batted in leader
Runs scored leader
Slugging percentage leader
Stolen bases leader
Total bases leader
Wins above replacement leader
2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
Mike Trout Stats
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Mike Trout Awards and exhibition team selections
- All-Star Futures Game selection (2010)
- 2× American League Most Valuable Player (2014, 2016)
- 4× American League Player of the Month (July 2012, June 2014, July 2015, April 2017)
- 3× American League Player of the Week (June 11, 2012; July 13, 2014; Jul, 12, 2015)
- 4× American League Rookie of the Month (May–August 2012)
- American League Rookie of the Year (2012)
- 2× Baseball America Major League Player of the Year (2012, 2013)
- 2× Baseball America Minor League Baseball All-Star Team selection (2010, 2011)
- Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year (2011)
- 3× Baseball America Top 100 prospect (2010–12)
- ESPY Award for Best Major League Baseball Player (2015)
- Fielding Bible Award at center field (2012)
- Hank Aaron Award (2014)
- Heart & Hustle Award (2012)
- G. Taylor Spink Award (2010)
- 6× Major League Baseball All-Star Game selection (2012−17)
- 2× Major League Baseball All-Star Game Most Valuable Player (2014, 2015)
- com Top 100 prospect (2012)
- Players Choice Award for American League Outstanding Player (2014)
- Players Choice Award for American League Outstanding Rookie (2012)
- 5× Silver Slugger Award at outfield (2012–16)
- Sporting News Rookie of the Year (2012)
- This Year in Baseball Award for Best Major Leaguer (2016)
- This Year in Baseball Hitter of the Year (2014)
- This Year in Baseball Award for Rookie of the Year (2012)
- Topps Minor League Baseball All-Star (2010)
- USA Today Minor League Player of the Year (2011)
- Wilson American League Defensive Player of the Year (2012