Tyler Naquin

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Birthday
24, 1991
Birthplace
Spring, TX
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1991 (age 28)
Birthplace
Spring, TX

About

Outfielder for the Cleveland Indians who was selected 15th overall by the organization in the 2012 MLB Draft. He debuted for the Indians in April of 2016 and helped the team reach the World Series later that year.

Before Fame

He was originally drafted in the 33rd round by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2009 MLB draft straight out high school where he was twice honored as All-State. He elected to play college baseball instead at Texas A&M University where he was the 2011 Big 12 Conference Player of the Year.

Trivia

He was named the American League Rookie of the Month in consecutive months of June and July in 2016.

Family Life

His mother Roanna is a breast cancer survivor. He has an older brother named Zac.

Associated With

In his rookie season with the Indians, he became the first batter for the organization to hit a walk off inside-the-park home run since Braggo Roth accomplished the feat 100 years earlier.