Mike trout is a professional baseball player who plays for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball (MLB). Trout was drafted first overall by the Angels in the 2003 amateur draft.
Trout has won five American League (AL) MVP Awards, four Silver Slugger Awards, and three Gold Glove Awards. He has also won three batting titles, and was named to 12 All-Star teams.
Trout was chosen by the Angels in the first round of the 2009 MLB Draft. He made one major league appearance in 2011 before becoming a regular for the Angels the following season
Both the mainstream media and sabermetricians have praised Trout’s athleticism on the field. He is widely regarded as one of the best young players in baseball history.
As well as one of the best current players in the league. Each of Trout’s first five full seasons, he led the American League in wins above replacement (WAR).
In his rookie season, Trout hit .269 with 33 home runs and 107 RBI. He was named to the All-Star team and was voted the American League Rookie of the Year.
Trout has continued to be a force in the majors and has hit over .300 in each of the past two seasons. He has also won three Gold Gloves and an MVP Award.
Jeff played four years of minor league baseball before his career was cut short due to a torn plantar fascia and knee injuries.
Trout went to Millville Senior High School in Millville, New Jersey, and played baseball and basketball there, earning five letters (three in baseball and two in basketball)
Trout has been dubbed “Prince Fish,” “God’s Gift,” “Millville Miracle,” and “King Fish 2.0,” after retired Angel Tim Salmon.