Mike was born on August 7, 1991, in Vineland, New Jersey, US, to Jeff and Debbie Trout. His father played baseball for the ‘Minnesota Twins
Mike was a die-hard ‘Philadelphia Phillies’ fan and began playing baseball in ‘Cal Ripken Baseball.He studied at ‘Lakeside Middle School’ and graduated from ‘Millville Senior High School’ in 2009.
His baseball career
He then studied at the ‘East Carolina University.’He was fond of sports and played basketball and baseball for his high-school team. He started baseball as a pitcher and shortstop and later played in the outfield.He created a New Jersey high-school record by hitting 18 home runs.
He is close to his parents and has remained humble despite becoming famous. He dated Jessica Cox since his high-school days and recently got married to her after courting her for 11 years.Trout has several nicknames, such as Millville Meteor, Kiiiiid, Prince Fish, and God’s Gift.
Trout made his professional debut in baseball playing for the ‘Arizona Angels’ in the rookie-level ‘Arizona League’ in 2009 and finished the season with the ‘Cedar Rapids Kernels’ in the ‘Class A Midwest League.’ He gave a stunning account of himself in his first year. That made him the third-best prospect for the ‘Angels’ and ‘Baseball America’s 85th-best all-rounder.
Mike Trout has won many prestigious awards such as two ‘American League MVP’ 2014, 2016, the ‘American League Rookie of the Year’ 2012, two ‘Baseball America Major League Player of the Year’ awards 2012, 2013), the ‘ESPY Award for Best Major League Baseball Player’ 2015, and five consecutive ‘Silver Slugger Awards’ 2012–2016.