A. J. Pollock Biography

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A. J. Pollock

Quick Facts Of A. J. Pollock

Celebrated Name A. J. Pollock
Age 31 Years
Nick Name Pollo
Birth Name Allen Lorenz Pollock
Birth Date 1987-12-05
Gender Male
Profession Baseball Player
Place Of Birth Hebron, Connecticut, United States
Nationality American
Father Al Pollock
Salary $ 14.6 million
Mother Karen Pollock
Ethnicity White
High School RHAM High School
University University of Notre Dam
Marital Status Married
Wife Kate
Height 6 feet 1 inch
Weight 195 lbs.
Current Team Los Angeles Dodgers
Best Known For Professional Baseball Player
Body Build/Type Athletic
Links Wikipedia 

A.J. Pollock is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He made his MLB debut in 2012. Pollock was an MLB All-Star and won a Gold Glove Award in 2015.

Famous For

  • Center fielder Baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB)

Gossip and Rumors

On January 26, 2019, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they had signed A. J. Pollock to a four-year contract worth of $ 60 million.

Early Life of A. J. Pollock

A. J. Pollock was born as Allen Lorenz Pollock in Hebron, Connecticut, the U.S. to parents Al and Karen Pollock. His family lived an hour and forty minutes away from Foxboro, Massachusetts, and Pollock and his father would routinely make the trip to watch New England Patriots' home games.

Moving towards his education, He attended RHAM High School. He then joined the University of Notre Dame where his college career began.

Career of A. J. Pollock

A. J. Pollock began his career by playing baseball at high school. He finished his high school baseball career with a .411 batting average, 55 runs batted in (RBIs), 26 walks, 27 stolen bases, and eight strikeouts over 248 at bats. After complete high school, he began his college baseball career where he was named a Fresh All-American. 

During his sophomore season, he hit .352 and led the team in hitting and stolen bases and was a First-Team All-Big East Conference as a center fielder. He then played in the summer for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League where he hit .377 and was named MVP of the league. In his junior season at Notre Dame, He hit .365, had an on-base percentage of .443, and a slugging percentage of .610. Pollock also made no errors in 159 chances and stole 21 bases in 25 tries. Pollock became the second player ever to lead the team in batting average for three consecutive years.

After that, he was selected for first round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft from The Arizona Diamondbacks. In 2012, he made his debut as a pinch hitter for Justin Upton, he collected his first career MLB hit, a single, on April 23 against the Phillies. He played in 31 games that season for the Diamondbacks, batting .247 with two home runs and eight RBIs.

In 2013, he batted .269 with eight home runs and 38 RBIs the course of 137 games. Then, he missed the second half of the 2014 season with an injury. Up to that point in the season, he was batting .302.

In 2015, he was named a National League All-Star. He ended the season batting .315 with 20 home runs and 76 RBIs. He led the National League in power-speed number (26.4). He signed to a two-year contract extension worth $10.25 million in 2016. After that, he broke his right elbow again at the end of spring training, this time on a slide at home plate, and missed most of the 2016 season. In the 12 games, he would appear in during the 2016 season, Pollock would record 10 hits on 41 at-bats, a .244 batting average.

In 2017, He was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a right groin strain. Over the course of 112 games in 2017, he would record a batting average of .266, 14 home runs, and 49 RBI. In 2018, Pollock hit .257 with 21 home runs and 65 RBIs. He was also 13 for 15 in stolen base opportunities.

In 2019, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they had signed Pollock to a four-year contract, with a player option for another two years.

Net Worth of A. J. Pollock

The exact net worth of A. J. Pollock has not been disclosing yet. But there is no doubt that his net worth surely in millions. According to Spotrac, his average annual salary might be $ 14.6 million. His income comes from his baseball career.

Personal Life of A. J. Pollock

A. J. Pollock is a married man. He married his long-term girlfriend in 2014. The couple spent their life happily at present. There is no such rumors to slipt or divorced their relationship.

Body Measurement of A. J. Pollock

A. J. Pollock has an athletic body build with an attractive personality. He has a charming smile which attracts a lot of people to him. He stands 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 195 lbs. His other body measurement such as weight and more will be updated soon.

Did You Know?

  • On January 26, 2019, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they had signed A. J. Pollock to a four-year contract worth of $ 60 million.

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