Marcus Stroman Biography

Marcus Stroman

Quick Facts Of Marcus Stroman

Celebrated Name Marcus Stroman
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Stroman
Birth Name Marcus Earl Stroman
Birth Date 1991-05-01
Gender Male
Profession Baseball Player
Place Of Birth Medford, New York , United States
Father Earl Stroman
Mother Adlin Auffant
Siblings Jayden Stroman and Sabria Stroman
Education Patchogue-Medford High School, Duke University
Educational Qualification Bachelor's degree in sociology
Nationality American
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Hildy Hahn Donner
Height 1.73 m (5 feet and 8 inches)
Weight 82 kg
Body Build/Type Average
Awards Won Gold Glove Award (2017)

Marcus Earl Stroman, professionally known as Marcus Stroman is an American professional baseball pitcher. He plays for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). Toronto Blue Jays drafted him 22nd overall in the 2012 MLB draft. He played college baseball at Duke University. 

What is Marcus Stroman Famous For?

- Won the Gold Glove Award in 2017.

Marcus Stroman Pitcher

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Where was Marcus Stroman Born?

Marcus Stroman was born on 1 May 1991. His birth name is Marcus Earl Stroman. His birth place is in Medford, New York in the United States He holds American nationality. He was born to a father Earl Stroman, and a mother, Adlin Auffant. His parents divorced when he was in 5th grade. He has two siblings, a brother, Jayden, and a mother, Sabria. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

He attended Patchogue-Medford High School. The Washington Nationals drafted him 532nd overall in the 2009 MLB draft. But he did not sign. He then attended Duke University, where he played collegiate baseball. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology. 

Marcus Stroman Blue Jays

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Professional Career

Toronto Blue Jays drafted him 22nd overall in the 2012 MLB draft. 

He was assigned to the Low-A Vancouver Canadians, where he made his professional debut. 

He was promoted to the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats in August 2012. 

He was suspended for 50 games in August 2012 for testing positive for a banned stimulant, methylhexanamine. 

He then attended the Blue Jays' 2014 major league spring training camp. 

He was then assigned to the minor league camp. 

He was assigned to the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons in 2014. 

The Blue Jays called him to the first team on 3 May 2014 and made his MLB debut on the following day. 

He was optioned back to Triple-A Buffalo on 18 May and recalled on 30 May. 

He was suspended for six games and fined an undisclosed amount on 17 September 2014 for intentionally throwing at Caleb Joseph. His suspension was reduced to five games. 

He changed his uniform number from 54 to 6 in honor of his grandmother. 

He suffered from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during 2015 spring training and was placed on the 60-day disabled list in April. 

While recovering, he returned to Duke to complete his degree. 

He returned in August 2015. 

He finished the 2015 regular season with a 4-0 record, 1.67 ERA, and 18 strikeouts in 27 innings pitched. 

He finished the 2016 regular season with a 9-10 record, 4.37 ERA, and 166 strikeouts over a career-high 204 innings pitched. 

He won his arbitration case and would receive a $3.4 million salary for the 2017 season. 

He recorded the first hit of his career against St. Louis Cardinals in April 2017. 

He became the first pitcher listed 5'8" or shorter to hit a home run in the majors since 1968. 

He finished the 2017 season with 13 wins, 164 strikeouts, and a 3.09 ERA in 201 innings. 

He won the American League pitcher's Gold Glove Award in November 2017. 

He was also unanimously voted the Blue Jays' Pitcher of the Year for 2017 by the Toronto chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. 

Marcus Stroman Current Team

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He lost in arbitration and would receive only $6.9 million for the 2018 season. 

He finished the 2018 season with a 4-9 record and a 5.54 ERA in 19 starts. 

He earned his career-first all-star nominaition as well. He was named to the 2019 MLB All-Star Game. 

The Blue Jays traded him to the New York Mets in July 2019. 

International Career

He played for the Team USA at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. 

He helped team USA to their first WBC championship. 

He was named the tournament's most valuable player (MVP) and named to the All-World Baseball Classic team.

Marcus Stroman Stats

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Who is Marcus Stroman Dating?

Marcus Stroman is unmarried. He is dating Hildy Hahn Donner. Detail information about their affair is not available at present. 

He has over 533k followers on his Instagram. 

What are Marcus Stroman Body Measurements?

Marcus Stroman stands at a height of 1.73 m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He has a body weight of 82 kg. He has an average body build. He has several tattoos on his body. He has a large tattoo on his left shoulder, tribute to his grandmother. 

What is Marcus Stroman Net Worth?

Marcus Stroman earns from his professional baseball career. His income comes from his salary, bonuses, contracts, and endorsements. He also completed the legal process for trademarking "Height Doesn't Measure Heart" and "HDMH" in 2015. His trademarks have been featured on his caps with New Era. He has also partnered with Nike, Jordan Brand, BioSteel, and rogers to create apparel featuring the HDMH logo.

Did You Know?

  • He became the first Duke player ever selected in the first round.
  • He was also eligible to represent Puerto Rico through his Puerto Rican mother.
  • He has also made an appearance on the Nickelodeon game show Figure It Out at the age of 6.
  • He appeared on the remix of the title track of rapper Mike Stud's 2016 album, These Days.

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