Nolan Arenado is a professional baseball player from America. He plays from the position of “third baseman.” Nolan represents the team “Colorado Rockies.” He started his journey in “Major League Baseball’ (MLB) from the “Colorado Rockies” in 2013. Nolan has established himself as one of the “Top Third Basemen” having the potentials of a “Power Hitter” and “Batting Average.” He is popular for his defensive skills and arm strength. Nolan succeeded to win the “Rawlings Gold Glove Award.” He is the only “infielder” to earn this title in his first eight “MLB seasons.”
|Date Of Birth||16th April 1991|
|Birth Place||Newport Beach, California|
|Team Name||Colorado Rockies|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Net Worth||USD $40 million|
Early Life, and Family
The birthplace of Nolan Arenado is in Newport Beach, California. He came into the world on 16th April 1991. His father’s name is Fernando. His mother’s name is Millie. He has two siblings. Nolan grew up with his elder brother Fernando Jr. and younger brother Jonah. Nolan spent most of his childhood in Lake Forest and Orange County City. He was a fan of the team “Los Angeles Dodgers.”
Education, and College
Nolan Arenado went to the “El Toro High School” in Lake Forest. He also used to play “shortstop” along with the baseball team of his school. Nolan was friends with Major League players Matt Chapman and Austin Romine. He was in the team that won the “California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Championship” in 2008. It was during his junior year.
He even earned scores of 33 runs, a .456 batting average, and 32 runs batted in (RBI). This made him enter the “Los Angeles Times’ All-Star” Team. His core also improved to .517 batting, home runs of five, one triple, doubles of 14, and .615 on-base percentage (OBP) during his senior days. This also made him enter the “Los Angeles Times’ All-Star Team.” Nolan received the “college baseball scholarship” to attend “Arizona State University.”
Career, Injury, Jersey, Salary, Swing, Awards, and Titles
The professional journey of Nolan Arenado started from the team “Colorado Rockies” during the “2009 MLB Draft.” His first match for the team was against “Casper Ghosts.” His batting record was .300. Nolan represented the team “Asheville Tourists” in 2010. Nolan succeeded to bat .308 on average and doubles of 41. The “Baseball America” ranked Nolan in number 80 before the beginning of the 2011 season.
He started improving his defensive skills after he became part of the team “Modesto Nuts.” Nolan’s strength is his soft arms and great arm strength. He even started to lift weights for improvement. These kinds of training really helped Nolan to improve his throwing skills and improve the out of the runner ability in every base path position.
Likewise, Nolan Arenado represented the “Colorado Rockies” during the “2011 All-Star Future Game.” He succeeded to score an RBI of 42, home runs of six, and a .283 batting average. His batting average was .298 and home runs were 20 and minor leagues were 122 RBI at the end of the season. He even became the “Most Valuable Player (MVP)” during the “Arizona Fall League” in the same year. This was for his performance of 33 RBI, hitting of .388, and home runs of six during the league. Nolan also got the chance to enter the “All-Star Futures Game” again in 2012.
Moreover, Nolan Arenado became part of the “Major League Club.” His first match in “MLB” was against the team “Arizona Diamondbacks.” He succeeded to score his three MLB hits for the first time in the match against the team “Los Angeles Dodgers.” His team won the match with a final score of “12-2.” He succeeded to score “Major League Grand Slam” for the first time in his sixth game. It was the match against “Tampa Bay Rays.”
According to ESPN.com, his ranking would have promoted to number 2 for the “Hypothetical National League (NL) Defensive MVP Award.” It was published on7th September as a tribute to his defensive skills. Nolan even became the “First NL Rookie” to win the “Rawlings Gold Glove” from the “third base” position on 29th October 2013. He held the number seventh ranking along with Evan Gattis for the “NL Rookie of the Year Award” in the year. Jose Fernandez had won the trophy that year.
Nolan Arenado succeeded to break the “Franchise Hit Streak” record of the “Colorado Rockies” after achieving hits in his 28th game on 8th May. He suffered from a “mallet fracture” on his left “middle finger” during the match against the “Atlanta Braves” on 23rd May. This placed him on the disabled list (DL) for 15-days. He had to stay away from 37 matches due to the injury. Nolan made his comeback on 28th June.
Nolan Arenado succeeded to receive the “NL Player of the Week Award’ for the first time on 24th August. He even has to stay away from the ending games of the season due to his “chest contusion” and “pneumonia.” His score was .287/.328/.500, driving runs of 61 and hitting HR of 18 in that year. Nolan even won the “Gold Glove Award” for the second time. Nolan got the title due to his excellent performance instead of playing only 111 matches.
Likewise, Nolan Arenado received the “NL Player of the Week Award” for the second time on 28th June 2015. He even succeeded to become an “MLB All-Star” for the first time when playing as the “National League Reserve.” He also became the first player after Walker from the “Colorado Rockies” to lead the team in the “NL.” Nolan also won the “Silver Slugger Award” for the first time in the position of the “Third Basemen.” He even received the “Gold Glove” for the third time. Nolan also won the “Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards”, and “Fielding Bible.”
The “Colorado Sports Hall of Fame” awarded him the “Professional Athlete of the Year Award” in 2015. Nolan Arenado signed a contract with the team for a year on 15th January 2016. It was a deal of $5 million. He scored his 100th “hit career home run” on 8th August. He was only 25 years at that time. This made him the youngest player to achieve the accomplishment. He also became the “Second Player” to drive in “125 runs” within 75 seasons in September 2016. Nolan won “Gold Gloves” for the fourth time in his career in the same year.
Nolan Arenado signed a two-year contract with the team on 13th January 2017. It was a deal of $29.5 million deal. He succeeded to earn his “Silver Slugger Award” for the third time in his career in the same year. Nolan also won the “Players Choice Award” for the “Majestic Athletic Always Game Award.” He also won the “Gold Glove” for the sixth time and the “Silver Slugger Award” for the fourth time in 2018. He signed an agreement with the team on 26th February 2019. It was an eight-year deal of $260 million.
Nolan Arenado succeeded to hit his “200th Career Home Run” on 25th May. It was the match against “Baltimore Orioles.” Nolan again won the ‘Gold Glove Award” for the seventh time and the “Platinum Glove Award” for the third time in 2019. Instead of the effect of the pandemic in the 2020 season, he won the “Gold Glove Award” for the eighth time in 2020.
Relationship, Wife, and Personal Life
Nolan Arenado is quite conscious of his personal life. He loves to keep his personal life to himself. He had shared in an interview that he had a girlfriend in past. But the name of the girlfriend is secret.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Nolan Arenado is not active on social media platforms. He loves to spend his personal life far away from the hassle of handling social media.
According to celebritynetworth.net, Nolan Arenado has an approximate net worth of $40 million. He still has a long way to go.
Nutshell Bio, Height, Weight, and Age
The full name of Nolan is Nolan James Arenado. His current age is 29 years. The nationality of Nolan is American. He has an attractive height of 6 feet 2 inches along with a complimentary weight of 97 kgs. Nolan belongs to the Cuban and Puerto Rican ethnicity.