Emerson Hancock; Draft, Girlfriend, Education, Family, Facts

Published Date: 17 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 17 Jun, 2020 By Lucifer

As the 2020 MLB Draft has kicked off, Emerson Hancock is a fortune to be playing for a giant baseball team. Besides getting admirable parental support, his girlfriend is over the moon from his selection and credits his hard work and consistency.

American baseball pitcher Emerson Hancock will be playing for the MLB team The Seattle Mariners. The 2020 MLB pick previously played for Georgia Bulldogs for quite some years with an incredible stat record.

Emerson Hancock Bio & Family 

The athlete was born as Emerson Christian Hancock on 31 May 1999 in Cairo, Georgia. His biggest strength and support to pursue a career in a baseball field is his parents, Don Hancock and Mona Hancock.

Talking his education, Emerson went to Cairo High School in Cairo, Georgia. He stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and weighs around 98 kg.

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Career Details & Previous Records!

The 21-year-old is the sixth overall pick at the 2020 MLB Draft. To be associated with the giant MLB club is the biggest dream for Emerson to pursue a professional career. After the draft over, the Marines shared the exciting news of the club’s association with Emerson.

Before Marines, Emerson in his high school senior years went 11–1 with 0.75 earned run average (ERA) and 125 strikeouts over 65 innings. He then got drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 38th round of the 2017 MLB Draft. However, he chose to commit to playing college baseball at the University of Georgia instead of Diamondbacks.

During his freshman season in 2018, he appeared in 15 games. A year later, he made 8–3 in 14 starts including an impressive 1.99 ERA and 97 strikeouts in ​90 1⁄3 innings. 

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Emerson’s Girlfriend Supports His Draft Selection!

Yes, the adorable Emerson shares a great relationship comrade with girlfriend Haylie Wilkinson. Although it is yet to confirm their dating history, the love they share with one another is both compassionate and selfless.

After the recent 2020 draft, his girlfriend, age 22 shared her excitement on her IG handle on 13 June 2020. She wrote,

Words cannot describe this moment!! It has been worked for, prayed over, anticipated, and now celebrated. I am so lucky to go through it all with you. You are the easiest to honor, hardest- working, and most consistent person— no one deserves this more than you Emerson Hancock! I am so excited for you and this next journey in life, I love you so much and GO MARINERS!!! ??

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Some Interesting Facts About Emerson Hancock

  • Emerson has 805 Twitter and 6992 Instagram followers.
  • After the 2019 season, he was invited to play for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team.
  • In his free time, he loves to hang out with his close friends and family members.
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