George Springer

An American professional baseball outfielder

George Springer
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George Springer was born on September 19, 1989, in  New Britain, Connecticut, United States. Geroge is famous for his aggressive playing style. 

George was named World Series MVP after winning the first-ever championship for Houston Astros in 2017.

Who is George Springer? Childhood, Family, Education:

George Springer.
George Springer with his mom, dad, and wife. Source: Google

George was born on September 19, 1989. He was born to his parents George Springer II and Laura Springer. His father used to play some college football and his mother is a top gymnast. Moreover, he has two sisters named Nicole and Lena.

George went to Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Connecticut, and completed his high school from there. Furthermore, he attended the University of Connecticut and had an outstanding career out there.

George Springer | Baseball career journey:

College Career:

George started his career with New Britain High Scholl in New Britain, Connecticut. However, later he transferred to Avon Old farms school in Avon. He played some baseball with the Avon Old Farms baseball team.

George enrolled at the University of Connecticut where he played college baseball for the Connecticut Huskies baseball team. Also, Springer was named as the 2009 Baseball America Freshman All-America First Team at UConn.

Moreover, he was named Big East Conference Baseball Player of the year and a First Team All-American.

Professional Career

Springer began his professional Career journey with Houston Astros. Springer became the highest MLB draft in the University of Connecticut baseball history. Astros signed springer with $2.52 million.

Houston Astros:

George made his MLB debut on April 16, 2014, at Minute Maid Park against the Kansas City Royals. Springer hit the first home run of his MLB career against the Detroit Tigers on May 8, 2014.

George Springer
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In 2015 springer made one of the best catches in MLB history and trashed the dream of  Leonys Martín of a potential game-winning grand slam. 

Springer became a valuable asset for the Houston Astros playoff run in 2015. Moreover, The Astros won the MLB wild card, making the MLB postseason for the first time in 10 years.

In 2016 Springer becomes Astro’s lead hitter. However, the Astros finished that season ranking in third place missing the playoffs.

In 2017, George hit five home runs, equalizing the world series record along with Reggie Jackson and Chase Utley. Springer was named the World Series Most Valuable Player as the Astros’ leadoff hitter.

Furthermore, Springer was named an American League Silver Slugger Award winner in the outfield for the first time in his career.

Springer started 2018 with a home run in game 1 and 2 more in Game 3. Furthermore, with his home runs in Game 3, Springer became the all-time Astros leader in postseason home runs with 10 home runs. He passes Beltrán’s 8 home runs from 2004.


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Toronto Blue Jays: Retirement

In 2020 he ended his long and beautiful career with Houston and moved to Toronto Blue Jays. Springer is currently with the Toronto Blue Jays for a six-year, $150 million contract. However, he missed the training and the beginning of the season because of his injuries. Finally, he made his debut on April 28.

Geroge Springer | Injuries and Comebacks:

On August 5, 2018, Springer sprained his left thumb while sliding into the base on a stolen base attempt against the  Los Angeles Dodgers. The Astros faced really bad times without Springer on their side. Springer made his comeback on August 17 and led Hustons to their second straight American League West Division title.

Geroge missed the entire training and beginning of the season with his new team Toronto Blue Jays in 2021 due to injured quadriceps in spring training. He finally made his debut in April. However, just after a week, he had a quad strain and remained out of action till June.

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George Springer | Networth, Salary, Career earnings, and Contract:

The 32-year-old has a net worth of 20 million USD. He started with $2.52 million from Houston. Moreover, he signed  6 years $150,000,000 contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, including a $10,000,000 signing bonus.

On top of that, he has an annual salary of  $25,000,000. Indeed, one of the most successful names in baseball.

Geroge Springer | Relationship:

George Springer
George with his wife Charlise. Source: Google

Geroge got engaged to Charlise Castro in 2017. The couple got married in 2018. They two welcomed a son in February 2021. George prefers to stay out of the public eye therefore we don’t have much information about his past relationships.

You may also be interested in an American former shortstop  Rico Petrocelli.

George Springer | Social Media:

Geroge is a very private person. He rarely shares his personal life.


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He is not available on Facebook and Twitter. However, he has an Instagram account. He rarely posts on Instagram too. He has 112k followers on Instagram.

Quick Facts:

  • Name: George Springer
  • Parents: Laura Springer, George Springer II
  • Date of Birth: September 19, 1989
  • Age: 32
  • Siblings: Lena Springer and Nicole Springer
  • Height: 6.4 Feet, 1.91 meter
  • Weight: 90 kg, 198 lbs
  • Relationship: married
  • Spouse: Charlise Castro (m. 2018)
  • Current club: Toronto Blue Jays
  • Net worth: 21 Million USD
  • Former Clubs: Houston Astros( 2011 – 2020)
  • Salary: $25,000,000
  • last updated: August 2022


Who is Geroge Springer?

Geroge Springer is an American professional baseball player who plays for the Toronto Blue jays.

Is Geroge Springer married?

Yes, Geroge got married to Charlise Castro in 2018.

Does Springer have kids?

George and Springer gave birth to a son in February 2021.

What is Springer’s last trade?

Springer was traded to Toronto Blue Jays from Houston Astros for $150 million in 2020.

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