Michael Robert Tauchman is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Mike Tauchman also played for the Colorado Rockies.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Mike Tauchman was born on December 3, 1990, in Palatine, Illinois. As of now, he is 30 years old as Michael Robert Tauchman. He was born to parents named father Robert Tauchman and mother Cindy Tauchman. Similarly, he has spent his childhood playing with a sibling, a younger sister named Julia Tauchman. His nationality is American.
Mike Tauchman attended William Fremd High School in Palatine, Illinois. He involved himself in playing baseball and was the quarterback of the gridiron football team. Thus, he graduated from the University of Bradley played the Bradley Braves college baseball.
Tauchman was selected in the 10th round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies. In the 2016 Minor League Baseball, he hit one home run and hit 16 in 2017. In 2017, Tauchman had a 222 batting average for the Rockies in 31 games.
Moreover, for the period of May 14-20, 2018 Tauchman called Pacific Coast League Player of Week. He batted .417, scored eight runs, five home runs, eight RBI, and 27 total bases. The Rockies traded Tauchman to the New York Yankees in March 2019 for Phil Diehl. He made the Yankees’ Opening Day roster.
Awards and Achievements
Mike was awarded the MLB Play of the Week in 2019. He won the MILB.com organization All-Star, twice, in 2017 and 2018. In 2018, he won an Abby Greer Award. Similarly, he also won Post-Season All-Star in 2015 (New Britain EAS), 2017 (Albuquerque PCL), and 2018 (Albuquerque PCL).
Moreover, Mid-Season All-Star (2018, Albuquerque PCL), MIIB.com PCL Player of the month(2018 Albuquerque PCL), Player of The Week (2018, Albuquerque PCL), NWL Mid-Season All STAR (2013, Tri-City NOR), and NWL Player of The Week (2013, Tri-City NOR) are some of the other awards Tauchman won.
Mike Tauchman earns around $557,000 as a yearly salary from the New York Mets. He has an estimated net worth of over six digits. In his entire MLB career, he has made earnings of $786,765. He signed a contract with Colorado Rockies in 2013 of $10,000; $131,535 in 2017 and $88,230 in 2018.
Besides, he has also signed a 1 year/ $557,000 contract with New York Yankees on March 23, 2019. Even though a player with such fame is obvious to earn an additional amount of money via different endorsement deals. However, there is no information about his association with brands in the media yet.
Mike Tauchman married Eileen Ristau Tauchman. First of all, they met each other while attending the same university and started dating in 2012. The couple was together for 5 years. Thus, they tied a knot in January 2017.
The Yankees players were abided by the rule that did not allow them to wear facial hair other than mustaches, besides religious reasons. But it was a hairy situation as Tauchman was on the road and had no razor but only a trimmer.
However, he said he searched for a pharmacy and bought the right tool the night before Yankees’ scheduled exhibition finale Monday at the Washington Nationals. Tauchman made sure that he could make it by a whisker, arriving cleanly shaven at the visiting clubhouse at Nationals Park.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Mike is a 1.88m (6 feet and 2 inches) tall baseball player who weighs 98kg. He has a dark brown eye color and his hair color is dim dark. Moreover, his dres’ size and shoe sizes are 4(US) and 8(US) respectively.
Mike Tauchman is active on social media sites such as Instagram and Twitter. Therefore, he has over 35.1K followers on Instagram and has gained more than 13.6k followers on Twitter.