The 8-time All-Star and 2017 MVP had his first signature shoe released in 2018. Aside from BODYARMOR, Trout wears Nike shoes and batting gloves and has a contract to wear a Rawlings glove. In 2018 he signed on as a brand ambassador for ride sharing app Uber — making him the first across the Asia Pacific region. At that time, Trout had a .403 batting average, a .467 on-base percentage, and a .623 slugging percentage in 20 games with Salt Lake. Trout has led the American League in runs (2012–14, 2016) and times on base (2013, 2015–16, 2018) four times. We blog about hot male celebrities from their washboard abs, boxers or briefs underwear preferences, sculpted muscles, movies and TV shows, and sometimes their shenanigans. Messi. [12] Trout grew up a die-hard Philadelphia Phillies fan, and attended their World Series parade in 2008.

The French footballer and Nike released their first full collection of cleats and apparel late in 2019. [93], Trout indeed moved back to left field after Bourjos returned to the Angels' lineup on June 10. One of the biggest sports stories of 2019 so far has to be the triumphant return of Woods to the winner's circle at the Masters. "[83] On November 15, Cabrera won the MVP decisively, winning twenty-two of twenty-eight first place votes to Trout's six. More about Mike’s Nike endorsement from foxsports.com: Mike Trout has had a heck of a start to his MLB career, and on Friday the two-time All-Star made his way into the history books again when he became the first MLB player since Ken Griffey Jr. to have his own signature Nike shoes. In Game 3 of the 2014 American League Division Series against the Kansas City Royals, Trout hit his first career postseason home run in the first inning off of James Shields. In fact, athletes with Nike endorsement deals were some of the most followed athletes on social media in 2019 making them a solid investment for Nike. [74], On November 12, 2012, Trout won the BBWAA Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award, receiving 28 of 28 first place votes, becoming the first Angels player to win the award since Tim Salmon won it in 1993 and the youngest player to win the AL Rookie of the Year Award. [43], For the 2011 season, of the 13 votes cast for the USA Today Minor League Player of the Year Award, Trout received the 2 votes allocated to the fan poll. He hit .324 with nine home runs, 27 RBIs, and 28 stolen bases in his first 75 games. The 29-year-old won bronze at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio — the first Japanese tennis player to medal in 96 years. "The financials of what we ended up with were good, but we also like the fact that it's going back to former major leaguers instead of just in the name of profit.". [107], Playing in 157 games in 2014, Trout batted .287 with 36 home runs, 39 doubles, nine triples, an AL-leading 111 RBIs, 16 stolen bases and an MLB-leading 115 runs scored. ESPN.com's sports business reporter since 2012; previously at ESPN from 2000-06, Appears on SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and with ABC News. [20] In July, Baseball America named Trout the second-best overall baseball prospect. He is nicknamed "the Millville Meteor.". Trout's athleticism on the field has received praise from both the mainstream media and sabermetricians.
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On November 13, 2014, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced that Trout was unanimously selected as the AL MVP, becoming the sixth player in MLB history to win both the regular season MVP and the All-Star Game MVP in the same season.

Four might just be McIlroy's lucky number. [186][187], As of March 2019[update], he had an estimated $2.5 million in endorsement deals. He was again named an outfielder on Baseball America's 2011 Minor League All Star team. Did he get out from a mental institution or something? [citation needed]. The golfer, popularly known as Lefty, has deals with biopharmaceutical company Amgen, ExxonMobil, Greenbrier, Intrepid Financial Partners, KPMG, Rolex, and human resources firm Workday. Vote for Mike -- You don't know what I went through to get that banner hung at the Capi. [157], Trout is particularly able to hit pitches that are low in the strike zone,[158][159] but in 2015 acknowledged a vulnerability against high pitches. continues to, Federer added another Grand Slam in 2018 to bring his total to a. Recent Campaign interview with host Thomas Keegan on player below.

Annually Nike spend spends north of $6 billion per year in athlete sponsorship and endorsements, making them one of the biggest athlete sponsors in the world. [152] Trout was also named the AL MVP for his third time in his career. Two-time MVP Mike Trout topped an annual list of Major League Baseball’s highest-paid players for the first time in his career, surpassing star pitcher Clayton Kershaw. [134] He achieved his first career five-hit game on May 26 at Yankee Stadium, going 5-for-5 with three doubles and a home run. The baller also has endorsements with Alaska Airlines, American Family Insurance, Beats By Dre, Nike, and Panini. Beckham, Jr. signed the richest shoe deal Nike had ever offered to an NFL player in 2017. Houston Astros center fielder César Cedeño had been the youngest player to accomplish the feat, doing so in 1972. Endorsements: $37 Million Mickelson is ranked second all-time on the PGA Tour's money list, yet most of his income is derived from endorsements. [117] Trout became the first player since Barry Bonds to be among the top three in MVP voting in four straight seasons. It marked the fourth time in six seasons that Trout had homered on his birthday. Known as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim until 2015. second richest contract in the history of North American sports and professional sports in general, Best Major League Baseball Player ESPY Award, richest contract in the history of North American sports, Major League Baseball All-Star Game Most Valuable Player, most expensive sale price for a sports card, List of Major League Baseball annual runs batted in leaders, List of Major League Baseball annual runs scored leaders, List of Major League Baseball annual stolen base leaders, List of Major League Baseball career OPS leaders, List of Major League Baseball career on-base percentage leaders, List of Major League Baseball career slugging percentage leaders, List of Major League Baseball career home run leaders, List of Major League Baseball runs records, List of Major League Baseball players to hit for the cycle, "Mike Trout is the game's best young player since Ted Williams", "Mike Trout And Bryce Harper Are Baseball's Best Young Position-Player Duo Ever", "Happy birthday to Mike Trout, the best young player in Major League history", "Yearly League Leaders & Records for WAR Position Players", "Jeff Trout Minor League Statistics & History", "Baseball Announces 2009-10 Recruiting Class", "How Los Angeles Angels hooked a Trout in draft", "Millville star Mike Trout was born to play", "Trying to Imagine Mike Trout on the Philadelphia Phillies", "New Jersey hometown in love affair with Angels' Mike Trout", "In Mike Trout's hometown of Millville, he's just a regular guy", "Millville's Trout just as intense on basketball court", "Mike Trout is New Jersey's finest baseball player", "Brother of Trout's girlfriend drafted by Angels", "Bradley: The Legend of Mike Trout continues to grow", "Mike Trout Baseball Profile – Perfect Game USA", "Millville's Mike Trout picked 25th overall by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the major league baseball draft", "Cody Decker Wins AZL Player of Year Honors", "Cody Decker MiLB's Best Short-Season Hitter", "Angels promote top prospect Mike Trout to Rancho Cucamonga", "Mike Trout Stats, Bio, Photos, Highlights", "Keith Law: Top 100 prospects of 2011 (Nos.