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An American professional player Buster Posey plays for the San Francisco Giants. He played for Florida State Seminoles during his college days, as a freshman and played as a catcher during his sophomore. He was born on March 27, 1987, in Leesburg, Georgia.
He was assigned to the San Francisco Giants Class A Advanced affiliate to play in the ‘California League’ and got promoted to the Class AAA team called ‘Fresno Grizzlies’. As a replacement for ‘Bengie Molina’, he made his major league debut in a match against the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’.
Height / Weight / Age
|Date Of Birth||March 27, 1987|
|Height||In Centimeters – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’1”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 97 kg
In Pounds – 215 lbs
|Eye Color||Hazel Green|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||12 (US)|
His net worth is estimated to be $25 million approximately and his salary is $10.5 million. He owns a Toyota Highlander and an Audi. He also owns a house in Georgia.
Education / Family
He was born to Gerald and Traci Dempsey and is the eldest child of his parents. He attended Lee County High School where he played football, soccer, basketball, and baseball. Despite his interest in sports, he was a bright student and ranked fourth in a class of 302. He played for ‘Florida State Seminoles’ during his college days. He was honored with the ‘Dick Howser Trophy’ and ‘Golden Spike Award’.
|Real Name||Gerald Dempsey “Buster” Posey iii|
|Birth Place||Leesburg, Georgia|
|Profession||American Baseball Player|
|School||Lee County High School|
|College||Florida State University|
|Home Town||Leesburg, Georgia|
|Debut||MLB – 2009
International League – 2017
|Fathers Name||Gerald Dempsey Posey ii (former baseball player)|
|Mothers Name||Traci Posey
|Brothers||Jack Posey, Jess Posey
|Sister||Samantha Posey (former softball player)|
Career / Fashion And Style
In 2009, he made his major league debut in a match against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Against Cincinnati Reds, he hits his first major league home and became the opening catcher for the ‘Giants’.
In 2010, he earned himself the position of the clean-up hitter of his team. He was named ‘National League Most Valuable Player’ by the ‘Baseball Writers Association of America’.
Though his batting saw a downswing but he made up with a grand slam against the ‘Arizona Diamondbacks’. In 2015, he won the ‘Wilson Defensive Player of the Year’ and ‘National League Silver Slugger’ award.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
He is married to Kristen and has a son Lee Dempsey Posey and a daughter Addison Lynn Posey.
|Children||Son – Lee Dempsey Posey
Daughter – Addison Lynn Posey
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|Favourite TV show||Swamp People|
Some Interesting Facts About Buster Posey
- Posey used to play Basketball, Football, and Soccer in childhood. However, primary sports for Posey was basketball.
- Buster married his high school sweetheart in January 2009. In 2011 his wife gave birth twins.
- For Valdosta State University, his younger sister played softball. Samantha hit a home run cycle in a doubleheader on April 18, 2011.
- With San Francisco Giants, he signed an eight-year contract extension worth $167 million.
- His hobbies are playing and watching golf and football.
- He was honored with the Golden Spike and Dick Howser Trophy in 2008.
- His jersey number is 28.
- His coach is Mike Martin.