George Springer

by John Max 31 May,2018
George Springer
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name George Chelston Springer III
  • Birth Place New Britain, Connecticut
  • Famous Name George Springer
  • Father George Springer II
  • Mother Laura Springer
  • Net Worth $15 million
  • Salary $12 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Working For Houston Astros
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Charlise castro

George Chelston Springer III a.k.a George Springer is an American renowned baseball player currently playing for Houston Astros in the Major League Baseball (MLB) as an outfielder, wearing the jersey no. 4. As of 2019, he is represented by TLA Worldwide.

Springer played college baseball for the University of Connecticut, where he was named Big East Conference Baseball Player of the Year as well as a 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 $15 million as of 2019, mostly earned through his MLB career. Presently, George Springer is signed to Houston Astros, which is also his significant source of earning. His total career disclosed earning his given in the table below:

Apart, 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.

 

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

The lovebird got engaged in December 2016, at a beach resort in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico while both were enjoying their vacation.

George Springer's Early Life and Early Career

George Springer is a native of New Britain, Connecticut, born on 19th September 1989, to Laura Springer and George Springer II. His star sign is Virgo. Springer who is 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 as well as competed in the 1976 Little League World Series whereas 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 initially started off his baseball career. During his freshman year, he played on the varsity baseball team despite standing 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 45 Kg.

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

Upon graduation, Springer attended the University of Connecticut, where he joined 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 15th August 2011, he signed a contract with Astros, receiving a $2.52 million signing bonus, which made him one of the highest selection 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.

Houston Astros

On 16th April 2014, George Springer made his MLB debut against the Kansas City Royals at Minute Maid Park. On 8th May, he hit the first home run of his MLB career against pitcher Drew Smyly of 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 at-bats plenteously in the 2016 season, so much that the Astros made him club’s everyday leadoff hitter. In the season, he recorded his new career high with 88 walks, 116 runs, and 29 home runs.

In 2017, Springer was shifted to center field. In June of 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 7th May 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 3 on 28th March 2019.

 

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