Nolan Arenado

Birth Day April 16th, 1991
Birth Place Newport Beach, California
Age 29 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aries

Nolan Arenado Biography

An American professional baseball third baseman for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB) is named for Nolan Arenado. He made his MLB debut with the Rockies in 2013 as he led the National League in home runs and RBI's in both 2015 and 2016. He bagged the first All-Star selection and Silver Slugger Award in 2015 while playing for the National League in home runs and runs batted in. He also became the 11th major leaguer and first third baseman in history to drive in 130 or more runs in three successive seasons in 2017. Recently, the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to acquire All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies in a trade needing approvals before it can be finalized. Scroll down to read Nolan's Full Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life, Interesting Facts, Wiki, Age, Career Stats & more.

Famous For

  • Being an American professional baseball third baseman.
  • For playing for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Nolan Arenado, a famous American baseballer

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Nolan Arenado Early Life 

Nolan Arenado took birth on 16th April 1991 with the real name or full name of Nolan James Arenado in Newport Beach, California, and raised in nearby Lake Forest. He holds an American nationality and mixed ethnicity. His father, Fernando Arenado, is of Cuban nationality, and his mother, Millie Arenado, a native of Queens, New York, is of Cuban and Puerto Rican ancestry. Similarly, he is from the Christianity religion and his race is white. He happily celebrates his birthday on the 16th April of every year and he has celebrated his 29th birthday as of 2020. Thus, his present age is 29. As per his birthdate, his star sign is Aries. He has an older brother, Fernando Jr., and his younger brother, Jonah, is a corner infielder in the San Francisco Giants' organization. He attended El Toro High School in Lake Forest. e committed to attend Arizona State University (ASU) on a college baseball scholarship.

Nolan Arenado Career Stats

Amateur career

  • Nolan Arenado commenced his baseball career playing shortstop on the school's baseball team with fellow future major leaguers Austin Romine and Matt Chapman whereas his junior year, El Toro won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section championship in 2008 and was named to the Los Angeles Times' All-Star team after leading his division with a .456 batting average, 32 runs batted in (RBI), and 33 runs scored.
  • He batted .517, .615 on-base percentage (OBP), five home runs (HR), 14 doubles, and a triple as a senior.

Professional Career

  • Nolan Arenado was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the second round with the 59th overall selection of the 2009 MLB draft as he signed with the Rockies and made his professional baseball debut with the Casper Ghosts of the Rookie-level Pioneer League, where he batted .300 as well as he played for the Asheville Tourists of Class A South Atlantic League, where he posted a .308 batting average and 41 doubles in 2010.
  •  He represented the Rockies at the 2011 All-Star Futures Game as his first-half totals included a .283 batting average with six home runs and 42 RBI and he finished the season with a .298 batting average and 20 home runs, leading the minor leagues with 122 RBI.
  • Arenado batted .315 with 201 base hits, 155 RBI, 26 home runs, and 44 doubles in 163 games combined in the California League and AFL in 2011 and he finished the year with a .285 batting average, 12 home runs, and 56 RBI.
  • He batted .364, 1.059 on-base plus slugging percentage (OPS), three home runs, and 21 RBI with Colorado Springs on 28th April (2013-2014 season).
  • Arenado went 0-for-3 in his MLB debut against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field and appeared in 133 major league games and slashed .267/.301/.405 with 10 home runs and 52 RBI as the first multi-home run game of Arenado's career occurred on 5th April 2014, against Brandon McCarthy of the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 9-4 Rockies win.
  • He batted .545 with a 1.645 OPS and 12 hits, three doubles, one triple, two home runs, three RBI, and six runs scored, on the year, he batted .287/.328/.500, hitting 18 HR and driving in 61 runs.
  • As well, he became an MLB All-Star for the first time as a National League reserve at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati and was announced, he was fifth in the majors in home runs with 24 and led in RBI with 68.
  • He had hit more home runs in road games than at Coors Field (15 to nine), more RBI (37 to 31), and posted higher on-base (.318 to .309) and slugging (.615 to .580) percentages. 

Nolan Arenado was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the second round with the 59th overall selection of the 2009 MLB draft

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  • Also, he won his first NL Player of the Month award in September, batting .339 and leading the major leagues with 11 HR, 32 RBI, and 79 total bases. 
  • He tied Bryce Harper for the NL home run title with 42 for the 2015 season and led the National League with 130 RBI and 354 total bases as he was the first Rockies player to lead the NL in home runs since Walker hit 49 in 1997 and the first to lead the majors in RBI since Andres Galarraga with 150 in 1996. 
  • He received official consideration for the NL MVP Award for the first time as well as he was named NL co-Player of the Week with Harper for 18th April 2016 after leading the NL with four home runs and 12 RBI. He also carried a .852 SLG, led the NL with 23 total bases, and tied for second with seven runs scored.
  • In September Arenado became the second player aged 25 and younger within the previous 75 seasons to drive in 125 runs in successive seasons as he finished the year in 160  games, tied with Chris Carter for the National League at a batting average of .294, 182 hits, 35 doubles, 116 runs scored, and MLB-leading 133 RBI, 82 extra-base hits, 68 walks, a .362 OBP, a .570 SLG and a .932 OPS 
  • The 288th cycle in MLB history, Arenado's was the eighth by a Rockies player, and the 17th overall accomplished at Coors Field whereas he was selected to start in the MLB All-Star Game for the first time in his career as well as he became the first player in the majors to reach 80 RBI. 
  • Analogously, he won the Player of the Month Award for July, his second monthly award, after hitting .389/.423/.744 with eight home runs, 35 hits, 15 extra-base hits, 30 RBIs, and 18 runs scored in 22 games.
  • Arenado became the first major league of 2017 to reach 100 RBI for the third year in a row, doing so in 112 games but he was ejected by umpire Pat Hoberg from the 12th August game in the seventh inning versus Miami for throwing his bat.
  • He finished the season with a .309 batting average, 187 hits, 43 doubles, seven triples, 37 home runs however he established or tied career highs in batting average, hits, doubles, triples, total bases, stolen bases, OBP, SLG, and OPS.
  • He hit his 150th career home run versus Kyle Hendricks in a 16−5 loss to the Chicago Cubs in his first game back in 2018 whereas his aggregate included .379/.419/.955 with five home runs, two doubles, seven runs scored, and 13 RBI.
  • Also, he was voted to start the 2018 MLB All-Star Game for the second year in a row, and fourth selection overall after producing a first-half batting .305, 22 home runs, and 63 RBI.
  • He finished his 2018 campaign slashing .297/.374/.561 with 38 home runs and 110 RBIs in 156 games, while also scoring 104 runs and notching 175 hits, 38 doubles, a career-high 73 walks, 331 total bases, 78 extra-base hits, a .935 OPS, and a career-high 133 OPS+.
  • Later, he agreed to an eight-year, $260 million contract extension with the Rockies on 26th February 2019 as he hit his 200th career home run, a three-run go-ahead shot, against the Baltimore Orioles on 25th May and was finished the 2019 season hitting .315/.379/.583 in 154 games and making just nine errors, setting new career-highs in batting average, OBP, fielding percentage (.980), fWAR (5.9), bWAR (6.7), and on-base plus slugging (.962).
  • He also ranked third in the National League in hits (185) and total bases (343), fourth in RBIs (118), and fifth in home runs (41), runs scored (104), batting average, slugging percentage, and OPS. 
  • Arenado batted .253/.303/.434 with 8 home runs and 26 RBIs in 48 games in the pandemic-shortened 2020 season and won his eighth consecutive Gold Glove Award at third base, tying Scott Rolen for the third most Gold Gloves at the position.
  • Besides, the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to acquire All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies in a trade needing approvals before it can be finalized.
  • Arenado's contract called for salaries of $35 million annually from 2021-2024, $32 million in 2025, and $27 million in 2026. His deal included a provision allowing him to opt-out after the 2021 season to become a free agent.

International Career

  • Nolan played for the United States national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) however Team USA won 8-0 over the previously undefeated Puerto Rico on 22nd March 2017, marking the first time ever that the United States won the WBC.

Nolan Arenado Awards and Achievements 

  • 5 times All-Star (2015-2019)
  • 8 times Gold Glove Award (2013-2020)
  • 4 times Silver Slugger Award (2015-2018)
  • 4 times Platinum Glove Award (2017-2020)
  • 3 times NL home run leader (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • 2 times NL RBI leader (2015, 2016)
  • Hit for the cycle on 18th June 2017

Nolan Arenado with awards

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Is Nolan Arenado Married?

Reflecting on Nolan Arenado's personal life, he is an unmarried guy. Thus, he does not have a wife. But, regarding his relationship status, he is in a romantic relationship with Laura Kwan. The couple is dating one another for a long time. He has not however spoken very daringly and openly about his relationship, but he definitely shows his affection whenever the two are together. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.

Nolan Arenado Salary and Net Worth

Moving towards Nolan Arenado's net worth, he has a worth of around $40 million as of 2021. He also earns a handsome amount of salary too which is around $5 million per year. In his short professional time also, he has established himself an identity already. In 2019 he became one of the highest-paid baseball players in history when he signed an 8-year $260 million contract. In addition, his major source of income is from his baseball career.

Nolan Arenado Body Measurement 

Nolan Arenado is a handsome and versatile baseballer who stands at a tall height of around 1.88 m with a balanced body weight of around 98 kg. He has a tattoo on his forearm that says Matthew 19:26, a Bible verse which reads, "Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.'" He undeniably has the quality that appeals to the opposite sex as he has dark brown hair and eyes color. Concerning his body build type, it is athletic and his body measurement is 41-16-33 inches.

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