Know About Blake Swihart; Contract, Red Sox, Wife, Brother, Tattoos

Published Date: 28 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 28 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Blake Swihart has the most loving fan in the form of his wife. He receives a significant source of love and inspiration from his partner every single day through his ups and downs.

American professional Baseball catcher Blake Swihart plays for MLB team, Red Sox. The athlete whose MLB season kicked-off in 2015 is a right-handed player and a switch hitter.

Blake Swihart Bio & Family

The player was born on 3 April 1992 as Blake Aubry Swihart in Bedford, Texas to Carla and Arlan Swihart. His other family includes a sister named Kacie Swihart where he also had later half-brother, Jace Swihart who was a US veteran. Jace passed away on 27 February 2019 at the age of 23. However, the detail of his death is still kept under wrap.

Blake went to V. Sue Cleveland High School in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He stands 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall in height with a body weight of 93 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The outfielder’s career leaped in 2012 and 2013. He got to play for the Greenville Drive of Class A South Atlantic League and the Salem Red Sox of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. Similarly, during the 2014 season, he became the 73rd-best prospect by Baseball America. Blake is 26th overall selected player of the Sox at the 2011 MLB Draft.

Blake Swihart’s playing stats for Red Sox (Picture: MLB)

He only got to play with the Sox from 2015 in every season. The catcher has already been able to secure a contract worth $563,500 in the 2018 season. A part of his deal with Sox also includes a signing bonus of $2.5 million.

Blake’s Wife Is His Only Inspiration & Hard Rock

Besides an impressive run in the field, Blake has the most loving wife, Shelby Lucero as his support system. Their engagement ceremony took place in early 2017 with their wedding vows on 15 December 2017. Only a few friends and close family relatives were a part of the wedding.

Blake Swihart Valentine’s day post for wife Shelby on 15 February 2019 (Picture: Blake’s Instagram)

In the post, Blake wrote,

My biggest fan through all the ups and downs! @shelby.amber thank you for all your love and inspiration to be the best me every single day! I love you baby! #MyRock

Blakes significant other is a precision nutrition professional after having her college graduation in May 2017. She is her husband’s biggest fan and loves participating in all the possible matches that Blake plays.

Some Interesting Facts About Blake Swihart

  • He was one of the most excellent students with his high school GPA of 4.0. Later, he left to the University of Texas at Austin on a college baseball scholarship.
  • Blake played for USA Baseball’s Under18 National Team in 2010 with excellent stats including .448 average to receive the Louisville Slugger All-American honors.
  • Some of Blake’s tattoos are a horseshoe with the words “Lady Luck” running through in his left arm. The tattoo’s significant is reflected as a tribute to his grandfather who had the same.
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