Last Updated : January 20, 2022
|Quick Info→||Age (2022): 31 Years Old||Girlfriend/Dating: Hildy Hahn|
Who is Marcus Stroman?
Marcus Stroman is a famous American professional baseball pitcher of Major League Baseball(MLB), currently playing for the Chicago Clubs.
The player’s career began in 2014, and since then, he has played for quite a few teams. Previously, he played in MLB for Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets.
The Chicago Clubs player is known for his fantastic pitching styles and made starts for the American team in the 2017 World Baseball Classics, making America win.
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Short Bio: Age, Nationality
Stroman was born on May 1, 1991, meaning, in 2022, the player will be celebrating his 31st birthday. Likewise, being born in May, Marcus is a Taurus. The player was born in Medford, New York, so he is a New Yorker by birth.
The player’s nationality is American. He is part Puerto Rican and part African.
Family: Dad, Mom
Marcus Stroman was born to Earl Stroman and Adlin Auffant, who divorced when Marcus was in 5th grade. Despite the divorce, his parents are on good terms, and the family spends time together. The player’s father is a police detective in Suffolk County, New York.
Stroman has a brother named Jayden and a sister, Sabria. Unfortunately, we don’t know much about either of his siblings.
Education: High School, College
Marcus Stroman graduated from Patchogue-Medford High School. Moreover, having played baseball since childhood, Marcus first appeared in the pitch from the same high school.
Finally, the player completed his Diploma at Duke University, whose offer he had rejected after being drafted for MLB in 2009.
MLB Career History
Marcus Stroman made his first MLB debut in 2014 with the Blue Jays. Then, Stroman played his first postseason game in Game 2 of the 2015 American League Division Series against the Texas Rangers. The following year, the player announced that he would be playing in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Following his numerous victories, in 2019, Toronto Blue Jays traded Stroman (along with cash considerations) to the New York Mets. In New York Mets, he was initially assigned the number 7 jersey, but to pay homage to Jose Reyes, he changed his number to 0 in 2020, which he announced through a tweet.
Unfortunately, due to his injuries, the player didn’t play in the beginning season of 2020. On December 1, 2021, Marcus signed a three-year contract worth $71 million to pay for Chicago Cubs.
Relationship: Girlfriend, Dating
Marcus Stroman doesn’t talk much about his personal life or relationships. The player remains secretive on that topic, however, in 2012, it had been mentioned that he was dating Hildy Hahn, but they seem to have broken up.
The player advises never to tattoo a girlfriend’s name as he once had to cover it up after breaking up with one of his girlfriends. However, we don’t know who she is.
Height, Weight, Tattoos
With a high of 5 feet 7 inches, Marcus is one of six pitchers with a height shorter than 5 feet 10 inches to make starts at the MLB level. He has a good physique for a baseball player and weighs 81 kgs.
In addition, he has a very handsome face with black colored eyes and brown hair. The player is a tattoo lover and has got several tattoos all over his body with significant meanings. Marcus says that ink tells his story and has 36 tattoos carved.
In addition, he has a tattoo dedicated to his late grandmother, who watched all his matches in high school on his left shoulder.
Likewise, he has several other tattoos dedicated to his hometown and family, including portraits of his parents and his mother’s eyes.
The motivational side of Marcus reflects on his tattoos as he has multiple quotes and inspirations such as “BElieve in YOUrself,” craved on him. Additionally, the player has many more tattoos relating to his life and career.
According to Net Worth List, Marcus Stroman’s net worth is around $6 million.
As a part of the New York Mets, he earned a salary of $18.9 million annually, but his salary is estimated to be around 25 million dollars a year with his new contract.
Other Interesting Facts and Trivia
- During his time in Blue Jays, Stroman wore the number 6 jersey, dedicating the number to his beloved grandmother who he was very close to.
- Marcus Stroman is the CEO and founder of the brand HDMH, which stands for “Height Doesn’t Measure Heart”, which he claims is his passion project.
- His well-followed verified Facebook page has currently more than 100k likes.
- The player’s verified Twitter account is also well followed with 480k followers.
- In 1997, a six-year-old Stroman made an appearance on the Nickelodeon game show Figure It Out
Major Sources/ References
1. Fox Sports