George Springer

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Facts of George Springer

Birth Name
George Chelston Springer III
Famous Name
George Springer
Married to
Charlise castro
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

$30 Million
Net Worth
$30 million
Currently Club
Houston Astros


Married to
Charlise castro
Currently Married

George Chelston Springer III, a.k.a George Springer, is an American renowned baseball player currently playing for Toronto Blue Jays in the Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder, wearing the jersey no. 4. 

Springer played college baseball for the University of Connecticut, where he was named Big East Conference Baseball Player of the Year and First Team All-American.

George Springer's Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsement; What Properties Does he have?

George Springer has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2022, mostly earned through his MLB career. The player has an annual salary of more than $30 Million while playing with the Jays. 

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Springer owns a $1.8 million luxury mansion in Houston, Texas, which he bought back in 2017. As per riding, he has Mercedes Benz and Dodge. 

Personal Life of George Springer: Affair, Married, and Wife

Springer is a married man. He tied the knot with his fiancé Charlise Castro in a beautiful ceremony at The Resort at Pelican Hill in California on January 20, 2018.

GeorgeGeorge along with his wife, Charlise, at an MLB game SOURCE: Instagram@charlisespringer

His wife Charlise is a personal trainer by profession and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration. They first met each other when she used to play softball. She is a former national team player for the University of Albany and Puerto Rico.

The lovebird got engaged in December 2016 at a beach resort in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, while both were enjoying their vacation. The duo is the proud parents of a son. 

George Springer's Early Life and Early Career

George Springer is a native of New Britain, Connecticut, born on September 19, 1989, to Laura Springer and George Springer II. His star sign is Virgo. Springer, an American by nationality belongs to Puerto Rican and Panamanian descent.

His father is a former football player who played college football for the UConn Huskies and competed in the 1976 Little League World Series. In contrast, his mother competed as a top-level gymnast.

Springer grew up alongside his two sisters: Lena Springer and Nicole Springer, both of whom played softball in college. He enrolled at New Britain High School, where he started his baseball career. During his first year, he played on the varsity baseball team despite standing 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 45 Kg.

Later, he was transferred to Avon Old Farms School for his sophomore through senior years. As his grades dropped, he had to repeat his junior year in the 2008 amateur draft. The Minnesota Twins picked him, but he didn’t sign.

Springer attended the University of Connecticut after graduation, where he joined the Connecticut Huskies, baseball team.

Professional Career of George Springer

Minor Leagues

In the 2011 MLB draft, George Springer was picked 11th overall by the Houston Astros. On August 15, 2011, he signed a contract with the Astros, receiving a $2.52 million signing bonus, making him one of the highest selections in the MLB draft in Connecticut baseball history.

He spends three seasons, i.e., 2011, 2012, and 2013, playing in the minor leagues with Tri-City Valley Cats, Corpus Christi Hooks, 30-30 club, and Lancaster JetHawks.

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Journey to the MLB

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

In the following season, Springer, along with his mates Dallas Keuchel, Jose Altuve, and Carlos Correa, became a vital figure in the 2015 Houston Astros playoff run.

After constantly cutting down on his Strikeout rate from his every previous season, Springer upgraded the quality of his hits and at-bats plenteously in the 2016 season, so much that the Astros made him the club’s everyday leadoff hitter. He recorded his new career-high in the season with 88 walks, 116 runs, and 29 home runs.

In 2017, Springer was shifted to center field. In June 2017, he was named the American League Player of the Week for the first time. He finished the season with 37 runs batting, playing in overall 140 games. Also, he was awarded an American Silver Slugger Award winner.

On May 7, 2018, Springer recorded six hits in a 9-inning game, becoming the first player in Astros franchise history to do so. After hitting a 427-ft home run to center field off of reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell, Springer tied with Khris Davis of the Oakland Athletics for consecutive Opening Day home runs with three on March 28, 2019.

After spending six seasons with the club, George moved to Toronto Blue Jays and signed a six-year, $150 million contract.

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