Mike Moustakas or “Moose” is a well-known name for any baseball fan. He is a professional baseball player and plays Major League Baseball (MLB) currently for Milwaukee Brewers.
Here are some facts about Mike’s life.
Mike was born on September 11, 1988, in Los Angeles, California. He is 30 years of age.
He was named after his father Mike Moustakas who played college football for UCLA. His mother’s name is Connie Moustakas.
Furthermore, he is a nephew of former MLB player and Mets’ hitting coach Tom Robson. Tom often gave him advice and tips on improving his game and he looked up to him.
He went to High-School at Chatsworth High School in Chatsworth, L.A. His time in high school was mostly defined by baseball.
He helped his school win numerous championships including West Valley League Championship among others. He was their star player and was voted “Player of The Year” by California High School Sports both in his sophomore and senior years.
Yes, Mike Moustakas married his girlfriend Stephanie Moustakas on the 4th of January 2014. Before putting the ring on it, they dated for around 4 years.
They are very happy with each other and make a cute couple.
They have made two adorable kids, a boy named Michael Carter and a girl named Mila Constance.
There isn’t a lot of information on Stephanie. She currently has her hands full with two small kids. There are reports that she often does community works as well.
Mike played for Kansas City Royals and played the all-star game twice and won a world series once. It is more than fair to say that he is doing great for himself.
Talking about his salary, Mike Moustakas was in a contract with the Royals worth of $6.5 million before he was traded to Milwaukee. It is reported that he makes an annual salary of $5.6 million with the Brewers.
As for Mike Moustakas’s net worth, there is not any information on it.
Mike Moustakas has an orthodox baseball body. He is very well-built with a height of around 6 inches (1.83m). He is around 95 kilograms (209 lbs).
His promising career started when he was the star player in his high school. As a matter of fact, he was a football player too. Unfortunately, he broke his ankle in his very first game as the quarterback.
This incident nearly ended his baseball career too. After going through rehabilitation for three months and bidding football bye-bye, he made a strong return to his baseball game and made USA Baseball’s Junior National Team in 2006.
Subsequently, he was selected by the Royals in the second-overall pick of 2007. He signed the team on August of 2017 and received a $4 million signing bonus for the Minor Leagues.
He made astounding achievements in minor leagues, which prompted reactions of major sports outlets to rank him high on best-prospect in all of baseball.
Mike made his ML debut against Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He went on to play in nearly 90 games with the Royals in 2011. He was the part of the team when they won World Series in 2015.
On July 2018, he was the Brewers in exchange for Brett Phillips.