Aubrey Huff is a popular American former professional baseball player, Ab model, and CEO of Alpha American. Aubrey Huff played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Table of Biography
Aubrey Huff was born Aubrey Lewis Huff. His birth date is December 20, 1976, and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He is presently 44 years old and he holds an American nationality. He was born in Marion, Ohio, but grew up in Mineral Wells, Texas, USA. His father’s name is Aubrey II and his mother’s name is Fonda.
When he was just 6 years old, his father was shot and killed as an innocent bystander in a domestic dispute while working as an electrician. He has a sister named Angela. After the demise of his father, his mother raised him and his sister.
Initially, he attended Mineral Wells High School. But, he transferred to Brewer High School when his family moved to Fort Worth. And, while he was selected to the All-District baseball team in high school, he was famous as a basketball player. However, he graduated in the year 1995. For 2 years, he attended Vernon College.
Later, he transferred to the University of Miami for his final two years of college baseball. This man finished his UM college career and in 2009, he was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.
Huff played for the Houston Astros, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Detroit Tigers, Baltimore Orioles, and San Francisco Giants, the last of which he was a member of 2 World Series championships. Moreover, he batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He finished his career second in school batting average in Vernon College and the University of Miami.
He was drafted by the Devil Rays in the 6th round in the year 1998. And, he debuted with them in the year 2000. Likewise, in the year 2002, he finished 10th in the American League (AL) in batting average. Moreover, he set a career-high in 2003. He batted .297 with 24 home runs and 104 RBI in the next season. Similarly, in the year 2005, this player batted .261 with 22 home runs and 92 RBI. And, during the 2006 season, he was traded to the Astros.
Further, he signed a 3-year contract with the Orioles in the year 2007. Therefore, he hit 15 home runs his 1st season with the Orioles, his lowest total since the year 2001. And, in the following year, he won the Silver Slugger Award for the designated hitter position. Similarly, during the 2009 season, this player was traded to the Tigers. Therefore, he became a free agent after the season and signed a 1-year deal with the Giants.
Moreover, this player batted .290 with 26 home runs in the year 2010. Then, he reached the playoffs for the 1st time and won his first World Series. Similarly, he signed a 2-year deal with the Giants in the year 2011. Moreover, in the year 2012, he batted .192, was used mostly as a pinch hitter.
And, also appeared in a career-low 52 games but won his 2nd World Series with the Giants. Therefore, the team paid a $2 million buyout to release him. And, in January 2014, he announced his retirement from baseball and took a position as a baseball color commentator for 8 months.
Furthermore, he is also an avid painter. Therefore, he loves to paint pop art-style superheroes. Likewise, he also wrote a book with co-writer Stephen Cassar titled, “Baseball Junkie”. And, in it, he details his life growing up without a father, and the many demons he had to wrestle with growing up. And also in the big leagues, not to mention the post-athlete struggles that come after retirement.
Reflection on his personal life, he married his wife, Barbara “Baubi” Heaton on January 27, 2007. His wife filed for divorce on January 31, 2012. The couple briefly reconciled and they eventually divorced. Further, this player even claimed that a woman could only marry him for money. However, the two together had two sons named Jayce and Jagger.
This player stated that he started taking Adderall in the year 2009. He was high on it “every game, pretty much” thereafter. Moreover, he said:
“I was crushing 20, sometimes 50, 60, almost 100 milligrams daily”.
He stated he was “high as a kite” during the team’s 2010 victory parade, as he struggled with the drug, which he views as a performance-enhancing drug. Also, he said he then developed a dependency on alcohol to help him sleep. Therefore, drinking 12-15 beers after games. Further, in 2014, he stated that he contemplated suicide as he held a .357 Magnum to his head, with its hammer cocked, “ready to pull the trigger”.
This player stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 102 kilos. He has many tattoos on his body including a tattoo of a guitar with his father’s name under it in memory of his father on his left shoulder. He has an athletic body built and his chest-waist-bisceps measurements are 43-34-16 inches respectively. This player wears the number 12 (US) shoe size. Additionally, he has blue pair of eyes and his hair is of short light brown color.
Social Media and Net Worth
His Instagram account ‘@huffdaddy76’ has earned over 278K followers. He has gained over 2.48K subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel. Similarly, he was popular on Twitter but his account was permanently suspended, reportedly for “spreading COVID misinformation” on August 9, 2021.
This player surely earns a great amount of money from his professional career. Huff has a net worth of around $10 million as of 2021.