Giancarlo Stanton is a famous American professional baseball hitter and outfielder. Giancarlo Stanton plays for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Likewise, the baseball player has garnered a huge fan following on social media as well.
Table of Biography
Giancarlo Stanton was born in the year 1988 and celebrates his birthday on the 8th of November every year. Likewise, as of now, he is 32 years old. He was born in Panama City, California, USA. Similarly, the baseball player belongs to American nationality and was born under the star sign Taurus.
Moving on towards the family background of the celebrity baseball player, he was born to Mike Stanton and Jacinta Garay. Likewise, his parents divorced when he was only 8 years old. Talking of siblings, he has a brother named Egidio EG Carlos Moacir Garay and an elder sister named Kyrice Valivia Stanton. Moreover, he grew up in the Tujunga area of Los Angeles.
Reflecting upon the educational background of the celebrity baseball player, he first went on to attend Verdugo High School located in Tujunga. Later, he transferred to Notre Dame High School located in Sherman oaks.
During his high school, he had already started to play baseball. Stanton was a wide receiver and cornerback for the football team in addition to baseball and basketball. He had taken a baseball scholarship from Tulane and got football offers from UCLA, UNLV, and USC.
Career and Professional Life
Giancarlo Stanton is a famous baseball player. The ‘Miami Marlins’ selected Stanton in the second round, 76th overall, of the ‘2007 Amateur Draft.’ He began his professional baseball career with the ‘Marlins’ minor league team, the ‘Gulf Coast League Marlins.’ The ‘Jamestown Jammers’ of the ‘Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League’ were his next stop.
He went on to play for the ‘Greensboro Grasshoppers’ of the Class A-South Atlantic League, then the ‘Jupiter Hammerheads’ of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League, and finally the ‘Jacksonville Suns’ of the Class AA-Southern League. Likewise, he was named to the ‘All-Star Futures Game,’ and was regarded as the top prospect in the Florida Marlins organization (also known as Miami Marlins).
In June 2010, he was called up to the major level Florida Marlins. He was the Marlins’ third-youngest player (20 years and 212 days) when he made his major league debut. He hit a grand slam against the ‘Tampa Bay Rays’ ten days after his debut to help his team win. In his first season, he hit 399.6-foot home runs at an average speed of 104.3 miles per hour.
Stanton was named to Baseball America’s 2010 All-Rookie Team and the 2010 Topps Major League Rookie All-Star Team as an outfielder. Stanton struggled with leg and eye issues during the 2011 season. Likewise, He hit 34 home runs throughout the season, with an average distance of 416 feet.
Further, He was named to the National League’s ‘All-Star Game’ for the fourth time in 2017, leading the league with 26 home runs. He set multiple records during this season, including the single-season record for most home runs (59). On May 15, 2018, he hit the 1000th batter and hit his 300th home run on August 30.
Talking of the net worth of the famous baseball player, he has certainly earned a hefty deal of wealth throughout his career. As of now, he has a net worth of $5 million at the moment.
Talking of his relationship status, he is not married and is single at the moment. In addition, he is currently focused on his career. He is not chasing any other relationships.
Body measurements and Social media
Regarding the body measurements of the celebrity baseball player, he has a good height and weight. Likewise, he stands tall at 6 feet 6 inches and weighs 78 kg. In addition, he has a pair of brown eyes and black hair.
Talking of the social media presence of the celebrity baseball player, he is active on Instagram and Twitter. Likewise, as of now, he has over 338k followers on her Twitter and over 1.2 million followers on his Instagram profile.
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