Facts of Stephen Drew
|Full Name:||Stephen Drew|
|Age:||37 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||March 16, 1983|
|Birth Place:||Hahira, Georgia|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Education:||Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida|
|Lucky Color:||Sea Green|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Cancer, Scorpio|
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Relationship Statistics of Stephen Drew
|What is Stephen Drew marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Stephen Drew get married ? (married date):||November, 2005|
|How many children does Stephen Drew have ? (name):||Two ( Hank and Nolan)|
|Is Stephen Drew having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Stephen Drew gay ?:||No|
|Who is Stephen Drew wife ? (name):||Laura Drew|
More about the relationship
Stephen Drew is married to Laura Drew. They were married in November 2005.
Together they have two sons, Hank and Nolan.
On the 14th of October 2010, Hank was born as a per-mature baby. Due to that, Laura had a difficult pre-term labor.
Who is Stephen Drew?
American Stephen Drew is a former professional baseball player. Drew is renowned for his defensive skill as Infielder.
Last on the 2nd of April 2018, he retired as a professional baseball player.
Stephen Drew- Birth Age, Family
Stephen Drew was born Stephen Oris Drew on the 16th of march 1983 in Hahira, Georgia. He is of British-Germanic ancestry.
He is the third child among his siblings. His eldest brother, J. D. Drew is a baseball fielder and brother, Tim Drew is a pitcher.
He graduated from Lowndes High School in Valdosta, Georgia as a high school student. Later, he joined the Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
Following the footsteps of his brother, he played for the baseball team of his college, Florida State Seminoles baseball.
Stephen Drew- Professional Career
He started his professional career with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was selected by the team at the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft.
In 2006, he first debuted his career with the minor league baseball team, Lancaster JetHawks. For the team, he batted .389 hits which include ten home runs at Class A-Advanced California League.
Later, he was promoted to the minor league baseball team, Tennessee Smokies and played for Class AA Southern League. In the same year, Major League Baseball selected him to play in All-Star Futures Game.
– On the 15th of July 2006, he made his major league debut against the baseball team, Milwaukee Brewers. In the season he batted .316 with 5 home runs and 23 RBI.
– The season 2007 became his disappointing season in his career with the .238 with 12 home runs.
– In 2008, he made a comeback with a hit for the cycle against St. Louis Cardinals. He ended the season with the batting of .291 with 21 home runs.
– In 2010, he hit the inside-the-park home run that made him the sixth Diamondback to hit it. In the entire season, he had batting .253 with 5 home runs and 45 RBI.
– On the 27th of June 2012, he broke his ankle. Hence, he was on the disabled list. In the season, he made .193 average batting with only 2 home runs and 12 RBI. The same year, he was the team that traded him to Oakland Athletics against Sean Jamieson, a shortstop. Later, the team offered him $10 million to make him a free agent. Yet, he rejected the offer.
– On the 17th of December 2012, he signed with the baseball team, Boston Red Sox that whose worth $9.5 million. Also, he received the additional bonuses of $500k for his performance.
2013- he became a free agent rejecting Boston’s offer of $14.5 million for the 2014 season.
2014- By the start of 2014, he remained unsigned. Hence, he signed Boston with the previous offer that he rejected. Also, he missed a few springs training of the season. Later, on the 31st of July 2014, he was traded by his team to New York Yankees for Kelly Johnson. After the season he became a free agent.
2015- He resigned with the Yankees for a 1-year contract that worth $5 million. In the season, he met his 100th home run in his career.
2016- After the contract was over, he signed with Washington Nationals a 1-year contract that worth $3 million. In the season, batted .266 with 8 home runs. In the following year, he signed with the same team for a one year contract with $0.5 million increments that the previous contract.
Why Stephen retired from Baseball?
In 2018, he retired from baseball. He made the news official on the 2nd of April 2018. The main reason that he left his career as a baseball player is his right-hand hamstring issues.
Stephen Drew’s Net Worth, Salary
In his entire professional career as baseballer, he has made an estimated net worth of $27.8 million. Before the retirements, his salary was $3.5 million per year.
Before that, his earnings were $3 million per year as the player of Washington Nationals.
The baseball player has not been through any sort of controversy that a buzz in the media.
Stephen Drew’s Height, Weight, Social Media
He is a hazel-eyed brunette. His height is 6 feet and 1 inch and weighs around 99 kg.
The baseball player is not active in any sort of social media site.
- He and his brothers are the first trios that played in MLB.
- His father found his first baseball gloves in a dumpster.