Aaron Hicks

by MKhanal 22 Aug,2017
Aaron Hicks
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Weight 86 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Aaron Michael Hicks
  • Birth Place San Pedro, California
  • Famous Name Aaron Hicks
  • Horoscope Libra
  • Father Joseph Hicks
  • Net Worth $20 Million
  • Salary $10,500,000
  • Past Team Minnesota Twins
  • Contract New York Yankees
  • Career Earnings $1,350,000
  • Sponsors Air Jordan
  • No. of Twitter Followers 49.4K
  • No. of Instagram Followers 126K
  • Position in Team Outfielder
  • Current team New York Yankees
  • Nationality American
  • Profession baseball player
  • Started career as a player of Minnesota Twins
  • Currently Working For New York Yankees (2016–present)
  • Currently Married Unmarried
  • Affair with Not known
  • Girlfriend Not known
  • Tatto(s) Yes

Aaron Michael Hicks, popularly known as Aaron Hicks, is an American professional baseball center fielder who currently plays for the New York Yankees. He started his professional career with Minnesota Twins in 2013.

Net Worth & Salary

With the contract extension in 2019, the Yankees star's salary increased by a huge amount to $6 million in 2019. He is currently under a $70 million, seven-year contract with $64 million in guaranteed money. He earned $10,500,000 in 2020. Hicks has so far earned $36,824,364 from MLB.

AaronAaron hits the ball for the Yankees SOURCE: Pinstripe Alley

In 2014, while playing with the Twins, Hicks started making $288,415, but it increased every next season. It jumped $408,000 in 2015, then $574,000 in 2016. In 2017, he earned $1,350,000 annually.

Early Life

Hicks was born on October 2, 1989, in San Pedro, California. He holds an American nationality. Born in early October, this versatile player's birth sign is Libra.

Hicks grew up in Long Beach and was deeply interested in playing Golf during his childhood. He wanted to be a golfer like Tiger Woods and often used to train with his father, Joseph Hicks, in the Heartwell Park Junior Association. 

His father, Joseph, is a former outfielder for San Diego Padres. Hicks changed his mind and concentrated on baseball after his brother Joe Jr told him about their father. 

Aaron Hicks Career

Hicks attended Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California. While he was in school, the Minnesota Twins, in the first round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft, picked Hicks.

In his first professional season, Hicks played for the Gulf Coast League and batted .318 with four home runs, 27 runs, and twelve stolen bases.

While playing for the Fort Myers Miracle in 2011, he hit .242 with five home runs. In 2012, he hit .286 and had 13 home runs for New Britain Rock Cats.

Hicks has been one of the top 100 prospects four times by Baseball America.

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Hicks's career started with Minnesota, with whom he played for two years. For the 2015 season, Hicks had 33 RBIs, 11 home runs, and hit .256 in 97 games.

On November 11, 2015, the Yankees, in exchange for John Ryan Murphy, picked Hicks. He was selected due to his athletic body, strong throwing arm, and ability to hit left-handed pitching.

Aaron plays with the Yankees since 2016SOURCE: Pinstripe Alley

Hicks underwent a severe injury in late June 2017, which caused him to move to the disabled list.

Also, Read New York Yankees teammate Aaron Judge's Details and Net worth.

Aaron Hicks Personal Life & Affairs

Even though he is one of the popular names in the world of baseball, his personal life is behind curtains. Until now, Hicks has never been caught in rumors of affairs and girlfriends.

Hicks' fans have countless queries regarding his affair, dating history, girlfriend, or marriage life. It seems Hicks is single and enjoying his life. He never spoke much about his private concerns in front of the media, so it is quite tough to find his secrets.

Some of his fans are still in confusion about his sexual orientation. He is believed to be straight by sexuality. Apart from baseball, Hicks enjoys playing golf. He also loves to watch boxing on the television.

Hicks has a great personality and has a height of 1.88m, which is around 6 feet 2 inches. He has a balanced weight of 190lb.

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