Nolan Arenado

Nolan Arenado

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Nolan Arenado is a young and talented American baseballer. Nolan Arenado is famous for being the talented third baseman for the MLB’s St. Louis Cardinals.

Early Life

Nolan Arenado was born on 16 April 1991 and he is currently 30 years old. He hails from Newport Beach, California, and his zodiac sign is Aries. He grew up in nearby Lake Forest, an Orange County city.

Talking about his family, his parents are his father Fernando, and his mother Millie. His father is of Cuban nationality and his mother is a native of Queens, New York, who has ancestry of Cuban and Puerto Rican.

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Caption: Nolan Arenado playing against his brother Jonah. Source: The Denver Post

Moreover, he has an older brother named Fernando Jr. and a younger brother named Jonah. His young brother was a corner infielder in the San Francisco Giants organization.

Likewise, one of his 1st cousins named Josh Fuentes is an infielder for the Rockies.

Educational background and early career

Talking about his educational journey, this personality went to El Toro High School located in Lake Forest. This personality then played shortstop on the school’s baseball team.

On this team, he played alongside his fellow future major leaguers Austin Romine and Matt Chapman.

In the year 2008, in his junior year, his school team won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section championship. Side-by-side, this player was named to the Los Angeles Times’ All-Star team.

Moreover, as a senior, this personality was once again named to the Los Angeles Times’ All-Star team. Later on, this player went on to attend Arizona State University (ASU) on a college baseball scholarship.

Moreover, his full name is Nolan James Arenado.

Body Measurements

Nolan Arenado stands tall at an approximate height of 1.88 meters or 6 feet 2 inches whereas his weight is around 98 kgs. Likewise, this baseballer has a chest-waist-bicep size of 41-33-16 inches respectively.

Moreover, this professional baseball player has brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Social Media

Moving on, this athlete doesn’t seem to have personal or professional accounts on any social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, etc.

Professional Life, Career

Nolan Arenado

Caption: Nolan Arenado during a game. Source: Motor City Bengals

Professionally, Nolan Arenado is a baseballer who plays for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB). For this team, this professional baseballer played as the 3rd baseman.

Additionally, this player made his MLB debut with the Colorado Rockies back in the year 2013.

Also, this personality is considered among the top third basemen in the league. It is both for his contributions as a hitter for power and average and for his defensive range and arm strength.

Moreover, this player is the only infielder to win the Rawlings Gold Glove Award in each of his 1st nine MLB seasons. Prior to the 2021 season, this player was traded to the Cardinals.

Soon after his high school graduation, the Rockies selected this player in their 2009 MLB draft’s 2nd-round. Likewise, this player is a six-time MLB All-Star.

Along with his nine Gold Gloves, this player has also received other awards including four total Fielding Bible Awards. Among them, he won three of them consecutively.

Moreover, he has also won three consecutive Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards. Additionally, he is also the recipient of five consecutive Rawlings Platinum Gloves. He won all these awards playing defensive.

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Caption: Nolan Arenado while playing for the Cardinals. Source: Redbird Rants

On the other hand, playing offensively, this player has won Silver Slugger Award four times. Likewise, he also led the league in both home runs and runs batted in (RBI) twice.

At present, this player leads all major leaguers in RBIs since the start of the 2015 season.

This American baseballer was a two-time All-Star Futures Game selection during his minor league career. As such, this baseballer led the minor leagues in RBI in the year 2011.

Then in the year 2016, this baseballer became the youngest player in Rockies franchise history who reached 100 home runs.

Net Worth

Additionally, this baseballer played for the United States national team in World Baseball Classic (WBC) in the year 2017. As such, this baseballer was in the team that won Team USA’s first gold medal in a WBC tournament.

In the year 2017, this player became the 11th major leaguer and 1st third baseman in history to drive in 130 or more runs in three successive seasons. Moving on, this professional baseball has a net worth of around $40 million US dollars.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Nolan Arenado and his wife Laura enjoying their time with the family. Source: Off the Field News

Nolan Arenado is a happily married man. His wife’s name is Laura Kwan. The lovely couple tied the knot on 14 December 2019 in Laguna Beach, California.

The lovers have been together since 2009 and they were also high school sweethearts.

 

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