Mike Trout

American baseball player

Mike Trout
Mike Trout is a baseball player of MLB. source: google

Mike Trout is a renowned Major League Baseball player who plays for the Los Angeles Angels (MLB). He is a center fielder who plays baseball.

Who is Mike Trout?

Mike was born in Vineland, New Jersey, on August 7, 1991. Jeff Trout (father) and Debbie Busonick Trout (mother) are his parents (mother).

Teal Trout (sister) and Tyler Trout (brother) are his older siblings (brother). When he was little, his father also played baseball.

At the University of Delaware, Jeff was a baseball player. When he tore his plantar fascia and had knee ailments, his four years in minor league baseball came to an end.

Mike was a tremendous admirer of the Philadelphia Phillies as a kid, and he even went to their World Series parade in 2008.

Mike began his baseball career in the Cal Ripken Baseball League, a section of the Babe Ruth League.

Where did he get his Education?

He switched to the #1 jersey during high school. He attended Lakeside Middle School before transferring to Millville Senior High School, where he received his diploma in 2009.

Before entering the 2009 MLB Draft, he intended to play baseball for East Carolina University.

What is his relationship with Jessica Cox?

In July 2016, Mike proposed to his longtime girlfriend Jessica Cox, Aaron’s sister. They married on December 9, 2017. Beckham Aaron Trout, their first child, was born on July 30, 2020.

mike trout and Jessica Cox
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In 2017, he tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his thumb due to an injury. He had surgery and was unable to play for six to eight weeks as a result.

He had a cryoablation operation to treat a neuroma in his right foot on September 9, 2019.

When did he start his career?

Trout was successful in making his first debut in 2009 with the ‘Arizona Angels of the rookie-level ‘Arizona League,’ and concluded the year with the ‘Cedar Rapids Kernels’. In his first year, his performance was outstanding.

As a result, he was the Angels’ third-best prospect and the 85th-best all-rounder according to Baseball America.

He was named to the ‘All-Star Futures Game’ in 2010 after being named ‘Baseball America’s second-best overall baseball prospect.’

At the end of time, he was promoted to the ‘Rancho Cucamonga Quakes’ of the ‘Class A-Advanced California League.’

He was named a ‘Baseball America All-Star’ and a ‘Topps Class A All-Star’ at the age of 19 years old.

In July 2011, he made his major-league debut for the ‘Los Angeles Angels,’ hitting his first home run off of Mark Worrell of the ‘Baltimore Orioles.’ Mike became the Angels’ youngest player to hit two home runs in a game that season.

He was named the ‘Minor League Player of the Year by Baseball America and an outfielder on the ‘Minor League All-Star team by Baseball America in 2011.

Mike began 2012 with the ‘Salt Lake Bees and then moved on to the ‘Los Angeles Angels,’ where he eventually replaced Bobby Abreu.

He won the BBWAA Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award unanimously towards the end of the season.

In April 2013, against the ‘Detroit Tigers,’ Trout hit his first grand slam. This was the highest-scoring innings for the ‘Angels in 18 years. Mike became the youngest player to hit for the cycle in history.

He was also named to the ‘Major League Baseball All-Star Game,’ which took place in 2013.

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Mike Trout has won numerous honors, including two ‘American League MVP awards (2014, 2016), and the ‘American League Rookie of the Year’ (2012).

He has also won the ‘ESPY Award for Best Major League Baseball Player’ (2015), and five consecutive ‘Silver Slugger Awards’ (2012–2016).

He’s also won the “adjusted OPS,” “runs scored,” and “wins above replacement” categories four times.

Mike signed a $1 million one-year contract extension with the ‘Angels’ in February 2014.

This was eventually upgraded to a $144.5 million six-year contract. He was named the second-youngest “All-Star Game MVP.” at the time.

That year, he set a slew of new records and was named the ‘American League MVP’ by a unanimous vote.

In May of 2017, Trout broke his thumb. He had to have surgery, which forced him to miss eight weeks of football.

After missing 39 games, he returned to form and showed that he was still in top shape.

Before reaching the age of 25, he became the seventh player in MLB history to hit 200 home homers.

Known as the best baseball player in 2018,  he was selected as the starting outfielder in 2018.

Why did he get Injury?

Mike Trout has the chance to win his fourth AL MVP award after playing through a curtailed 2020 season due to COVID-19 issues.

In 36 games, the nine-time All-Star hit.333 with eight homers, 18 RBI, and 23 runs scored. However, when running the bases against the Cleveland Guardians, he hurt his right calf.

He was supposed to be off for six to eight weeks, but after announcing that he tore his calf muscle last August, the injury became significantly worse.

Trout tried to speed up his recuperation, but he never got to the point where he was ready to go back. It was his fewest games since his midseason injury when he made 40 appearances.

Except for the 2020 season, Trout hasn’t played more than 150 games since the 2016 season.

In 2019, he played in 134 games and won the AL MVP title, but he was out for about a month due to surgery to remove a neuroma in his right foot.

In 2018, he appeared in 140 games but missed a stretch due to tendinitis in his right wrist. Due to surgery to repair a ruptured ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb, he missed 39 games in 2017.

Even though the injury designation hasn’t been placed totally on him, the evidence is mounting in his favor. In 2022, he’ll get another chance to make amends.

How much is his Net Worth?

Mike has a slew of endorsement and sponsorship contracts under his belt. He joined BodyArmor Super Drink in 2012 as a partner and investor.

Subway, Rawlings, Land Rover, and Super Pretzel are among the companies that sponsor him. Mike Trout-branded shoes were also introduced in 2014 by Nike. His net worth is around  60M$.

His endorsement contracts are worth an estimated $2.5 million. The Angels signed him to a 12-year, $426 million contract on March 20, 2019. It’s a contract extension that began in 2014.

Physical Appearance

Mike is 30 years old, and his zodiac sign is Leo, the strong lion, as he was born on August 7th. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall (188 cm) and weighs around 235 pounds (or 106 kg).

To keep healthy and fit enough to continue playing baseball, he adheres to a stringent nutrition program.

His brown hair and brown eyes, as well as his athletic body composition, complement his flawless skin.

Social Media

Mike Trout is more active on Twitter and Instagram as social media platforms. He has a following of 2.5 million followers on his Twitter account and 1.8 million followers on InstagramHe shares his personal life and is very communicative with his fans.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Is it true that Mike Trout was drafted straight out of high school?
    Yes, he was drafted out of high school by the Los Angeles Angels.
  2. What is Mike Trout’s top speed?Mike Trout is estimated to sprint at 29.3 feet per second when asked about his speed. In the 60-year-dash, he has also been timed in 6.5 seconds.

Quick Facts

Full Name Michael Nelson Trout
Birth Date 7 August 1991
Birth Place Vineland, New Jersey, U.S.
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nick Name Mike Trout, Millville Meteor, Kiiiiid, Prince Fish, God’s Gift, Millville Miracle, King Fish 2.0
Religion Unknown
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Father’s Name Jeff Trout
Mother’s Name Debbie Busonick Trout
Siblings 2; Teal Trout (Older Sister), Tyler Trout (Older Brother)
Education Millville Senior High School
Age 30 Years Old
Height 6’2″ (or 188 cm)
Weight 235 pounds (or 106 kg)
Body Build Muscular
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Married Yes
Spouse Jessica Cox
Children 1; Beckham Aaron Trout
Profession Baseball Player
Position in team Centre fielder
Jersey Number #27
Bats Right
Throws Right
Affiliations Los Angeles Angels (Current)
Net Worth $60 million
Social Media Twitter: @MikeTroutInstagram: @miketrout


Written by Dana Musa

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