Austin Slater

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Full Name Austin Slater
Age 27 Years Old
Nick Name Austin
Gender Male
Famous As Baseball Player
Birth Date December 13th, 1992
Birth Place Jacksonville

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About Austin Slater; Baseball Outfielder

''Austin Slater'' is an American professional baseball outfielder for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). He is one of the successful Baseball Player. The American baseball player, Austin is famous because of his outstanding performances. Austin is one of the Richest Baseball Player who was born in Jacksonville. Since he was very young, Slater had his mindset of being a baseball player. Slater was drafted by the Giants in the eighth round of the 2014 MLB draft. He made his MLB debut in 2017. Giants' Austin Slater bolsters case to face lefties with five RBIs against A's. His batting and throwing is from the right hand. Austin Slater was among the Giants to allow his knee to do the talking for him, kneeling during the national anthem and providing more attention to the protests that have sprung out since the death of George Floyd. 

Famous For

  • Being a professional Baseballer.
  • One of the richest baseballer born in Jacksonville.

Austin Slater, a famous baseball outfielder

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Early Life of Austin Slater

Austin Slater was born on the 13th of December 1992 in Jacksonville, Florida. His born name or full name is ''Austin Thomas Slater'' and his birth nation is United States, America. His nationality is American whereas, his ethnicity is American-White. Similarly, his race is white while the zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Austin celebrates his every birthday on 13th December and he had celebrated his 27th birthday as of 2019. Despite his popularity, there is not much known about his family background or his childhood for that matter. Austin Slater loved occurring in the field and playing so when he joined Stanford University. Austin started playing college baseball. For his high schooling, he went to The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida.

Career of Austin Slater

  • Slater was drafted as a shortstop by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 44th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.
  • Austin did not sign and played college baseball at Stanford University, batting .310 with five home runs and 72 RBIs in 113 career games during three seasons.
  • In the summers of 2013 and 2014, he played for the ''Hyannis Harbor Hawks'' of the Cape Cod Baseball League and was named a league all-star in 2013.
  • The San Francisco Giants drafted Austin in the eighth round of the 2014 MLB draft and signed for a $200,000 signing bonus after his junior year.
  • In 2014, Austin Slater made his professional debut with the Arizona League Giants and was promoted to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes after two games.
  • In 31 games between both teams, Slater batted .346 with two home runs and 25 RBIs and was moved from outfield to second base in 2015.
  • The Giants assigned him to the ''Scottsdale Scorpions'' of the ''Arizona Fall League'' (AFL) after the season.
  • In 2016, he was moved back to the outfield and started the year back with Richmond, and was later promoted to the ''Sacramento River Cats'' as well as started his 2017 season with Sacramento.
  • The Giants promoted Austin to the major leagues on 2nd June 2017 and made his debut later that night, starting at the right-field against the ''Philadelphia Phillies''.
  • He recorded his first career hit and RBI in the sixth inning in the same game and spent the remainder of the season with the Giants after his promotion, batting .282/.339/.402 with three home runs and 16 RBIs in 34 games. 
  • Austin Slater jumpoff  2018 with Sacramento, with whom he batted .344/.417/.564 with five home runs and 32 RBIs in 195 at-bats.
  • Slater played the part of 2019 with Sacramento again, batting .308/.436/.529 with 12 home runs and 45 RBIs in 240 at-bats.
  • Slater joined teammates, Jaylin Davis and Mike Yastrzemski, along with manager Gabe Kapler and coaches Antoan Richardson and Justin Viele, in taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem.
  • Slater explained his decision after the win, stating "I strongly believe change needs to happen, and believe this is the proper way to demonstrate my beliefs on the subject."
  • Austin Slater was among the Giants to allow his knee to do the talking for him, kneeling during the national anthem and providing more attention to the protests that have sprung out since the death of George Floyd.
  • Austin opened with a single to right off Oakland starter Sean Manaea, displaying again how adept he is at using the opposite field. 

Austin Slater Career Stats

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MLB Stats

(through 2019 season)

Batting average .254

Home runs                 9

Runs batted in         60

Personal Life of Austin Slater

Talking about the personal life of professional baseballer Austin Slater, he is not married yet. Regarding his love life, Austin Slater likes to keep his love life private. There are no rumors or news about him dating whatsoever. He is focusing on his career rather than spending his time making a girlfriend. Similarly, his sexual orientation is straight. He was named after his grandfather, ''Ed Austin'', who was Mayor of Jacksonville from 1991-1995. He is enjoying his life happily.

Net Worth of Austin Slater

Being a renowned baseball player who has played on national platforms, Austin Slater has been able to amass huge payrolls and he had earned millions of dollars from his basketball career. As of 2020, Austin's net worth is millions of dollars as well as he had a perfect annual salary. His main source of income is from a baseball career. He is satisfied with his amount which is helping him to make his career successful.

Body Measurement of Austin Slater

Handsome basketballer, Austin has a perfect height of 1.85 m and about his body weight, it is around 98 kg. Similarly, his eye color is light brown and his hair color is brown. Austin Slater's body build is Athletic. He has a healthy body until now.