Andre Ethier Biography

Published on : 10 January, 2017

Facts of Andre Ethier

Birth Name Andre Ethier
Famous Name Andre Ethier
Father Byron Ethier
Mother Priscilla Ethier
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Birth Place/City Phoenix, Arizona
Working For Los Angeles Dodgers
Salary $18 million
Net Worth $58 million
Weight in KG 95.3 kg
Married Yes
Married to Maggie Germaine Ethier (m. 2006)
Children 2
Divorce N/A
Date of Birth: 1982 April 10
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer

Andre Everett Ethier is a professional baseball player born on April 10, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona. He has played as baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles dodgers of major league baseball, MLB. He is the youngest son of Byron Ethier (his father) and Priscilla Ethier (his mother). He is one of the seventh children born to Byron and Priscilla. He has three elder brothers – Adam, Devon and Steven and three elder sisters – Catherine, Belinda, and Shaye. His father is from a mixed background of French Canadian and Cherokee cultures and mother is Mexican American. His father is also from a baseball background who was coached under the legend Gary ward at Yavapai JC. He won JC national title playing there. One of his brothers, Devon is also a baseball player at Gateway Community College and was drafted in the 32nd round of the 2010 MLB draft by the Dodgers.

He played with Arizona State University in 2000. After playing with ASU in the fall of 2000, he was transferred to the chandler-gilbert community by the coaching staff at ASU. They thought that he did not have division I talent, and he would do better playing junior college ball. Ethier batted .468 and accumulated 94 hits, 32 of them were doubles at CGCC and was named team MVP. He played with the Keene Swamp Bats in the New England collegiate Baseball League during the summer of 2001 and was inducted into the hall of fame of NECBL.

In the fall of 2001, he rejoined at ASU and played there until the end of his junior year in 2003. he ended his junior year with an ASU career batting average of  .371, 113 runs, 27 doubles,7 triples, 14 home runs and 118 runs batted in. He played with the Rochester Honkers of the Northwood's league during the summer of 2002. It is one of the country's premier summer collegiate Baseball Leagues. He tied 4 home runs for the team, batted .264, leading the team with 34 RBIs and won a Northwood's League silver glove for his defensive play in right field.

He was drafted in the 37th round of the 2001 amateur draft by the Oakland athletics. Instead of attending ASU, he was drafted by the Oakland athletics again in the 2nd round of the 2003 amateur draft and was signed with the athletics on July 1, 2003.

On May 2, 2006, he hit a double and drew a walk in is major league baseball debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers against the Arizona diamondbacks in his home state of Arizona. He hit his first home run against Dewon Braselton of the San Diego padres next day of that match. He hit .272 with a career-best 31 home runs and 106 RBI in 2009 and won a Silver Slugger Award for his performance. He also finished with 6th position in National League MVP voting. He hit three home runs in a game against the Seattle Mariners, driving in a career-high six runs and earned the nickname "Captain Clutch."

2010 season was the strong start for Ethier. It was a strong start off for him leading the national league in home runs, RBI and batting average. On May 15, he broke his pinky finger on his right hand during the practice and was placed on the 15-day disabled list three days later. He was selected to start on the National League All-Star team on July 4, with more than 2.7 million votes where he slumped down the stretch, finishing with a .292 batting average, 23 home runs, and 82 RBIs in 139 games.

34 years old baseball player, Andre Ethier is an amazing outfielder with Los Angeles dodgers. He is the seventh child to his family. He has a marital status. In 2006, he is married to his very beautiful wife Maggie Germaine Ethier who is a former American gymnast at ASU. She has three younger sisters - Rindy, Kalie and Emily. Her uncle Joe Germaine is a former NFL player with the Kansas City chiefs. The couple had two sons, Jason and Tyson. He and his wife were honored as the first husband-wife inductees in the Arizona state sports hall of fame on October 17 and 18 of 2014 for their past success at ASU. The family lives in West Hollywood where he enjoys spending time off the field with his wife and children. They follow the catholic faith and attend mass regularly. He is a big fan of Korean food.

He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 210 pounds. According to some sources he has a huge net worth salary of 58 million dollars.

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