|Nolan Arenado Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||April 16, 1991|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Nolan Arenado is an American professional baseball third baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He became the first infielder to win the Rawlings Gold Glove Award in each of his first ten MLB seasons.
Nolan James Arenado
Newport Beach, Orange County, California, United States
Nolan Arenado studied at El Toro High School, a public high school located in Lake Forest, California. During that time, he played shortstop on the school’s baseball team with fellow future major leaguers Austin Romine and Matt Chapman.
Afterward, he committed to attend Arizona State University (ASU) on a college baseball scholarship.
Professional Baseball Player
- Father – Fernando Arenado
- Mother – Millie (Vigil)
- Siblings – Fernando Jr. (Older Brother), Jonah Arenado (Younger Brother) (Was a corner infielder in the San Francisco Giants organization)
- Others – Joshua Luis Fuentes (First Cousin) (Professional baseball first baseman who has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies)
Nolan Arenado was signed with Scott Boras.
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, he has a net worth of $50 Million.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
97 kg or 214 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Nolan Arenado has dated –
- Laura Kwan (2019-Present) – He got married to his high school sweetheart Laura Kwan in December 2019 and they welcomed their first child, a daughter, in August 2022.
Race / Ethnicity
Nolan Arenado is of Cuban descent on his father’s side and has Puerto Rican and Cuban roots on his mother’s side.
Nolan Arenado Favorite Things
- Football Players – Adrián Beltré, Matt Holliday
Source – Wikipedia
Nolan Arenado Facts
- He spent his childhood years growing up in Lake Forest, Orange County.
- In his junior year in 2008, El Toro won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section championship and Nolan was named to the Los Angeles Times‘ All-Star team after leading his division with a .456 batting average, 32 runs batted in (RBI), and 33 runs scored.
- Nolan Arenado batted .517, .615 on-base percentage (OBP), five home runs (HR), 14 doubles, and a triple as a senior and was again named to the Los Angeles Times‘ All-Star team.
- In the 2009 MLB draft, he was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the second round with the 59th overall selection.
- He made his professional debut with the Casper Ghosts of the Rookie-level Pioneer League.
- He played for the Asheville Tourists of the Class A South Atlantic League in 2010 and posted a .308 batting average and 41 doubles.
- Arenado was ranked as the Rockies‘ third-best prospect and 80th overall by Baseball America before the 2011 season.
- At the 2011 All-Star Futures Game, he went on to represent the Rockies and finished the season with a .298 batting average and 20 home runs, leading the minor leagues with 122 RBI. He was also named the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the Arizona Fall League (AFL) the same year.
- In 2012, he played for the Tulsa Drillers of the Class AA Texas League.
- Nolan became the first National League (NL) rookie to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award at third base on October 29, 2013.
- In a game against the Atlanta Braves, he suffered a mallet fracture of his left middle finger on a headfirst slide into second base on May 23, 2014. As a result, he was placed on the 15-day disabled list (DL) and the injury made him miss 37 games.
- He became a part of the St. Louis Cardinals in 2021 and hit his first home run as a Cardinal at Great American Ball Park in a 9–6 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on March 29, 2021.
- Growing up, Arenado was a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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