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Bret Boone

Former Major League Baseball Player

Bret Boone
Former Major League Baseball Player Source: Google

In the past, Bret Robert Boone has played second base in Major League Baseball. Throughout his playing career, Boone was a three-time All-Star, four-time Silver Slugger Award winner and four-time Gold Glove Award winner.

Early Life, Education & Body Measurements

On April 6, 1969, Bret Robert Boone, a former MLB player, was born in El Cajon, California.

Former Major League Baseball catcher and manager Bob Boone is his father (MLB).

His mother is Susan Boone. Bret grew up with his two siblings. Aaron Boone, his younger brother, played in the major league for 13 seasons from 1997 to 2009.

Bret used to hang out with Ryan Luzinski, Mark McGraw, Aaron Rose Jr., and Pete Rose Jr. in the Phillies’ clubhouse.

Bret attended El Dorado High School in Placentia, California, where he twice won the Silver Slugger Award.

In high school, Bret played baseball for the El Dorado Golden Hawks.

Similarly to this, he enrolled at the University of Southern California and played baseball for the USC Trojans after graduating from high school.

He was chosen by the Seattle Mariners in the fifth round, but he left after his sophomore campaign.

Body Measurements and Appearance

Bret Boone stands 1.78 meters tall and weighs approximately 180 pounds.

He was born in 1969, thus in 2022, he will be 53 years old. Bret, who was born on April 6th, is a natural-born Aries. Moreover, He has black hair and dark brown eyes to match his fair complexion.

Career

Bret Boone was chosen by the Seattle Mariners in the fifth round of the draft during his second year at the University of Southern California.

By doing this in 1992, he became the first third-generation big league player in baseball history.

After a fantastic season with the team, he broke the second baseman team record for home runs in a season the following year.

However, he was traded to the Cincinnati Reds in the same year, along with pitcher Erik Hanson.

After five years with the Reds, Bret rejoined the Mariners in 2001.

 

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After that, he played minor league baseball for the Minnesota Twins and New York Mets up until March 1, 2006, when he announced his initial retirement from the sport due to a lack of interest.

Bret was named the Victoria Seals’ manager on March 9, 2010, in the Golden Baseball League.

However, after only four games in command, the Seals announced Boone’s decision to permanently leave the team in order to deal with “family problems.”

 

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He participated in Major League Baseball for fifteen seasons with a variety of organizations, compiling an incredible 1,780 game total.266 batting average, 252 home runs, and 1,021 RBI.

Bret also took part in two Home Run Derbys, was named an All-Star three times and won the Gold Glove award four times.

Steroids Controversy

In his 2005 book Juiced, Cuban-American former Major League Baseball outfielder Jose Canseco charged Boone with using performance-enhancing drugs.

In the autobiographical book, he asserts that during a 2001 spring training game, Bret’s body astounded him. He makes it clear that they discussed Bret’s physical maintenance routine.

Boone, meanwhile, has denied using steroids or talking to Jose about them.

Furthermore, it appears that Jose’s assertions have been refuted without any concrete evidence.

Family, Children & Personal Life

Bret Boone’s father is former MLB catcher and manager Bob Boone. His grandfather, Ray Boone, also participated in Major League Baseball.

The Boone family can trace their roots back to the American frontiersman and pioneer Daniel Boone.

His marriage to Suzi Boone produced two children: a son named Jacob Boone (JAKE) and a daughter named Savannah Boone.

Bret’s son, Jacob, plays infield for the Washington Nationals in the minor leagues.

Net Worth and Salary

The fourteen-year major league career of the former second baseman was moderately successful.

In terms of salaries and bonuses, he earned $48.82 million in baseball.

Bret was paid $120,000 in 1993-1994 while playing with the Cincinnati Reds; later, that amount increased to $2.8 million in 1998-1999.

He made the greatest money when playing with the Seattle Mariners. During the 2000–01 season, the Mariners paid him $3.75 million.

Short Bio On Aaron Boone

Aaron Boone, a former infielder, and current baseball manager spent thirteen seasons in the big leagues.

He played professionally from 1997 to 2009, and after hanging up his boots, he went into management. He is currently in charge of the New York Yankees.

After the 2021 season, Aaron really signed a three-year deal with the Yankees that included a club option for 2025.

Boone attended Villa Park High School in Villa Park, California. As a senior playing baseball for the Villa Park Spartans in the Century League, he was named the co-player of the year.

He played in the major league for groups including the New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, and Washington Nationals.

Aaron made his retirement announcement on September 16, 2009, and on October 4 he participated in his final baseball game.

After that, he kept working toward a career in broadcasting and eventually attained the team manager job that he currently has.

Social Media Presence

 Instagram :  7k followers

 Twitter8.3k followers

FAQS

How accomplished a baseball player is Aaron’s brother Bret?

Bret is a three-time All-Star, two-time Silver Slugger Award, and four-time Gold Glove winner who comes from a third family of professional athletes.

Is Aaron Boone still the Yankees’ manager?

Aaron Boone, Bret’s younger brother, is still in charge of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.

Quick Facts

Birth Name Bret Robert Boone
Known As Bret Boone
Date of Birth April 6, 1969
Birthplace El Cajon, California, United States
Religion Christian
Sexual Orientation Straight
Mother’s Name Susan Boone
Father’s Name  Bob Boone (Robert Raymond Boone)
Gender Male
Age 53 Years Old
Profession Former Major League Baseball Player
Famous For  Second Baseman, Three-Time All-Star, Grandson of Late Ray Boone (MLB Player), Son of Bob Boone & Brother of Aaron Boone (Former MLB Player)
Nationality American
Education E Dorado High School, University of Southern California
Height 5′ 10”/1.78 m/178 cm
Weight 180 lbs./81 kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Build Large
Marital Status Married
Wife Suzi Bone
Children Jacob Boone, Savannah Boone
Siblings Two Brothers (Aaron Boone)
Zodiac Sign  Aries
Played For Seattle Mariners (1992-1993) (2001-2005)Cincinnati Reds (1994-1998)

Atlanta Braves (1999)

San Diego Padres (2000)

Minnesota Twins (2005)

Position Second Baseman
MBL Stats Batting Average: .266Home Runs: 252

Runs Batted In 1,021

Batted Right
MLB Debut August 19, 1992, for the Seattle Mariners
MLB Last Game July 31, 2005, for the Minnesota Twins
Career Highlights 3X All-Star (1998, 2001, 2003)4X Gold Glove Award (1998, 2002-2004)

2X Silver Slugger Award (2001, 2003)

Al RBI Leader (2001)

 

 

 

 

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