Giancarlo Stanton Net Worth 2020, Biography, Childhood, Facts

Giancarlo Stanton– Biography, Childhood, Career, Accomplishments & Awards..
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Giancarlo Cruz Michael Stanton , nicknames “Bigfoot, Mikey, Mike, Cruz”, is an American professional baseball outfielder  and designated hiter  for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). A player of great repute. He was born on born November 8, 1989 (age 31 years)  to parents, mother Mrs Stanton and Mike Stanton, in  Panorama City, California United States. For his playing position, he plays as a outfielder  and designated hiter. His zodiac sign is Scorpio, he stands tall at a height of 198cm, weight  111kg and is of the American  nationality/origin. In our Giancarlo Cruz‘s Biography, Facts, Childhood, Personal Life, age we also shed some light upon his early life from childhood to present.

Stanton is originally from the region of Greater Los Angeles. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, before he was chosen by the Marlins  in the second round of the 2007 MLB draft. In 2017, Stanton led the major leagues in home runs (59), runs batted in (RBIs) (132), and slugging percentage (.631), honored with  the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award and a  four-time MLB All-Star, Stanton has twice won both the NL Hank Aaron and outfield Silver Slugger Award after leading the league in home runs.

In November 2014, the Marlins entered an agreement with  Stanton to the richest total dollar value contract in team sports history at the time of the signing; the contract was reportedly  worth $325 million over 13 years. Following the 2017 season, Stanton was traded to the New York Yankees.

Giancarlo Stanton Biography, Facts, Childhood, Early Life

Stanton is of the  African American and Irish descent. His maternal great-great-grandmother was Puerto Rican. He is the youngest of three siblings  born to Michael Stanton and Jacinta Garay; his siblings are Egidio Carlos Moacir Garay Stanton (ten years older) and Kyrice Valivia (two years older). Stanton was brought up  in the Tujunga area of Los Angeles, and grew up being an ardent fan of the  Los Angeles Dodgers fan.


Stanton  has represented the United States internationally, in competitions lie the  World Baseball Classic in 2013. Team Puerto Rico had previously considered Stanton’s ability to play for them or not. However, it was revealed that  his Puerto Rican ancestry was too little for him to be eligible to represent the island. Giancarlo has always identified himself as an  American of biracial background.

Stanton went to Verdugo Hills High School in Tujunga, California, for two years. He eventually transferred to Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California, where he participated in three major sporting events. In addition to baseball, Stanton played wide receiver and cornerback for the gridiron football team, and also played basketball. He received  a scholarship to play baseball for Tulane, and received offers from many other top schools such as  UCLA, UNLV and USC to play football. That’s it for Giancarlo Cruz’s Biography Facts, Childhood & early life in subsequent sections we look into his Personal Life, Net Worth in 2020 & Professional Career.

Giancarlo Stanton Biography Facts, Age, Quick Info, Wiki

  • Full Name: Giancarlo Cruz Michael Stanton
  • Nickname: Bigfoot, Mikey, Mike, Cruz
  • Date of Birth: November 8, 1989
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Place of Birth: Panorama City, California
  • Nationality/ Origin: American
  • Occupation: Baseball Player
  • League: MLB
  • MBL Debut: Florida Marlins (June 8, 2010)
  • Current Team: New York Yankees
  • Position: Outfielder / Designated hitter
  • Jersey Number: #27
  • Bats: Right-handed
  • Throws: Right
  • Net Worth: $40 million
  • Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98m)
  • Weight: 111 kg (245 Ibs)
  • Education: Verdugo Hills High School; Notre Dame High School; University of Southern California
  • Parents: Mike Stanton, Jacinta Garay
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Giancarlo StantonProfessional Facts & Football Career

Giancarlo Stanton– Biography, Childhood, Career, Accomplishments & Awards..
Giancarlo Stanton– Biography, Childhood, Career, Accomplishments & Awards..

Minor leagues

The Florida Marlins picked  Stanton in the second round, with the 76th overall selection, in the 2007 amateur draft. Instead  of enrolling  in college, Stanton reached an agreement  with the Marlins, receiving a $475,000 signing bonus.

Stanton started his professional career for the Gulf Coast League Marlins of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League, but quickly  moved  to the Jamestown Jammers of the Class A-Short Season New York–Penn League. After featuring in nine games for the Jammers, where he batted .067 on 2-for-30 hitting, Stanton got  promoted to the Greensboro Grasshoppers of the Class A South Atlantic League. With Greensboro, he hit 39 home runs, on a .293 batting average with 97 RBIs and a .993 OPS. This earned Stanton  an invitation to the 2009 Marlins’ spring training.  He won numerous post-season awards for his performance in the 2008 minor league season, and earned the 16th spot on Baseball America’s top 100 prospects list.


Stanton started  the 2009 season with the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League, where he batted .294 with 12 home runs and 39 RBIs. His astonishing  pegame play  led to a promotion to the Jacksonville Suns of the Class AA Southern League.  Stanton was selected for the All-Star Futures Game  In the off-season, he woud then be sent  to the Arizona Fall League, for top MLB prospects. Before sustaining an injury, he led the league with a .478 batting average. The feat led to Baseball America declaring  him the number one prospect in the Marlins system, as well as being number 3 on John Manuel’s of Baseball America, top 20 prospects in the minors.

In a historic 52 games with the Suns in the year 2010, Stanton batted .311 with 21 home runs, 52 RBIs and a 1.167 on-base plus slugging percentage. He  was able to struck out just nine more times than he walked (44). After a series against the Mississippi Braves in early May, Mississippi manager Phil Wellman told The Florida Times Union“He looks like a 15-year-old playing on an 8-year-old’s Little League team.” On May 6, 2010, he  hit a home run against the Montgomery Biscuits that cleared the scoreboard in center field and traveled an estimated 500 to 550 feet (150 to 170 m).

Florida / Miami Marlins (2010–2017)

2010: Rookie season[edit]

June 6, 2010 was a great time for Stanton,  as  the Florida Marlins announced that he would be called up to the major leagues, making his debut on June 8. At 20 years, 212 days, he immediately became the third youngest player in Marlins history, behind Édgar Rentería (19 years, 276 days)  and Miguel Cabrera (20 years, 67 days). Stanton went 3-for-5 with two infield singles and scored twice in the debut.

His first big league home run was a grand slam off of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Garza. Stanton joined  the likeds of Jeff Conine, Chuck Carr, Quilvio Veras, Craig Counsell and Jeremy Hermida on the list of Marlins whose first homer came with the bases loaded. In the loop, He would eventually  become  the fourth player in the past 25 years to hit his first career grand slam before his 21st birthday along with Jose Reyes (2003), Andruw Jones (1997) and Alex Rodriguez (1996). On August 11, 2010 in a game  against the Washington Nationals, Stanton went 5-for-5 with 4 RBI, 2 doubles and a home run. This made him  the second youngest player to collect five hits and four RBI in a game, and the youngest to do it since 1935 (Phil Cavarretta, who was 19 years and 33 days old with the Chicago Cubs on August 21, 1935). He also is just the second Marlin with five hits and four RBI in the same game, joining veteran Gary Sheffield, who did it on September 17, 1995 at Colorado.


Giancarlo Stanton Net worth 2020

As of the time of writing, Giancarlo Cruz’s net worth 2020 is estimated  at about $40 million. With great talent and a promising future ahead of him, his net worth is expected to grow a great deal in the coming years.

Giancarlo Stanton Relationship, Personal Life

Giancarlo Stanton’s girlfriend is Chase Carter. They began dating sometime in 2018. He is a Scorpio and she is a Gemini.

Giancarlo Stanton Salary

Giancarlo Stanton earns  a large salary.

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