Dansby Swanson : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Contract, Salary, Education and Children
James Dansby Swanson is an American professional baseball shortstop know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Contract, Salary and Children
|Name||James Dansby Swanson|
|Birthdate ( Age)||11 February 1994|
|Place of Birth||Kennesaw, Georgia, United States|
|Marital Status||Baseball Player|
|Parents||Cooter Swanson and Nancy Swanson|
|Siblings||Lindsey Swanson, Chase Swanson|
|Education||Marietta High School , Vanderbilt University|
|Profession||American professional baseball shortstop|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Last Update||October 2021|
James Dansby Swanson is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball (MLB).Swanson attended Vanderbilt University, and played college baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores.
Dansby Swanson with Girlfriend Mallory Pugh
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected him first overall in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft, and traded him to the Braves during the 2015–16 offseason. He made his MLB debut in 2016.
Early Life and Family
Swanson was born in Kennesaw, Georgia, to parents Cooter and Nancy Swanson.Swanson grew up in Marietta with two older siblings, sister Lindsey and brother Chase.Both his father and brother played college baseball, while his mother played college basketball and tennis. Swanson's sister was a softball player.
Dansby Swanson Wife, Is Dansby Swanson Married
Dansby Swanson is currently in a relationship with a rising American soccer player Mallory Pugh. Previously when Dansby was in Vanderbilt University, he met his fellow student named Kara Sheft who was a student of physical therapy. The two dated each other for a while but they broke up shortly after they graduated.
Dansby Swanson Net Worth
Dansby Swanson is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves hasa an estimated Net Worth around $6 Million in 2021.
Dansby Swanson Contract and Salary
Dansby Swanson signed a 1 year / $6,000,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $6,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6,000,000. In 2021, Swanson will earn a base salary of $6,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,000,000.
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Swanson with the first overall selection of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.Swanson signed with the Diamondbacks, receiving a $6.5 million signing bonus.While batting in a simulated game against Yoan López in July 2015, Swanson was hit in the face with a pitch.The injury delayed his professional debut, which took place on August 12, 2015, with the Hillsboro Hops of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.
On December 9, 2015, the Diamondbacks traded Swanson, Ender Inciarte, and Aaron Blair to the Atlanta Braves for Shelby Miller and Gabe Speier.The Braves invited Swanson to spring training,and he was sent to the Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League at the end of spring training.
In 2019, Swanson had a productive first half, hitting .270 with 17 home runs before the All-Star break. However, he missed time due to a heel injury in the second half and struggled upon returning to the lineup, hitting only .204 with zero home runs over 142 second-half at-bats.For the season as a whole, he hit .251/.325/.422 with 17 home runs, 65 RBIs and 10 stolen bases.
In his first taste of the postseason, Swanson posted a stellar .389 batting average and .977 OPS over 19 plate appearances in the NLDS against the St. Louis Cardinals.One of his hits was a game-tying double in the top of the ninth inning of Game 3 in St. Louis.The Braves won that game 3-1 but ultimately lost the series in five games.
In the shortened 60-game 2020 season, he batted .274/.345/.464 with 49 runs, 10 home runs, and 35 RBIs.On June 3, 2021, Swanson recorded his 500th career hit, a 2-run home run off of Washington Nationals starter Patrick Corbin. In 2021, he batted .248/.311/.449 with 27 home runs and 88 RBIs.