Know About Cole Tucker; Pirates, MLB, Parents, Draft, Height, Dating, Age

Published Date: 22 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 23 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The MLB newcomer, Cole Tucker breaks into the news headlines after registering a game-winning homer in his big league club debut. He had his parents in the crowds to cheer for his incredible start.

Cole Tucker is associated with the Pittsburgh Pirates as a professional baseball shortstop. He had handy minor league stints before breaking into the Pirates’ first team.

Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height

The 22-years-of-age MLB freshman was born as Cole Bryson Tucker on 3 July 1996 in Phoenix, Arizona, the United States. He is the son of his parents, Erin Tucker and Jackie Tucker, who always tend to attend the baseball star’s on-field game.

Cole Tucker’s parents during their son’s first career MLB home run on 20 April 2019 (Video: Twitter)

Standing tall at a height of 6 feet and 3 inches (1.91 m), Cole is the attendee of Mountain Pointe High School, Phoenix, Arizona. There, he initiated his sporting career playing for the school’s baseball team.

MLB Career

Cole marched into the Major League Baseball as the 24th overall pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2014 draft. He penned a deal with the signing bonus worth $1,800,000 on 12 June 2014. Cole spent his first year in the minor league with the Gulf Coast League Pirates.

Following that, the young lad recorded a .293 batting average playing for West Virginia Power in 2015. He later joined the Bradenton Marauders and played in the first part of 2017 before moving to the Altoona Curve in July same year.

Cole finally broke into the first team of the major league roster on 20 April 2019. Playing his first match against the San Francisco Giants, he recorded his first major league hit with a two-run home run. His home run gave Pirates a 3-1 lead in the rain-affected game.

Is The Young Player Dating?

Well, so early in his professional sporting career, the young athlete seems widely focused on baseball keeping the personal aspects of life on a low key. No dating history of Cole Tucker has surfaced on the internet. To this point, he seems a single and career-centered guy.

Some Interesting Facts About Cole Tucker

  • Cole was part of the United States national baseball team in the 2013 18U Baseball World Cup.
  • He completed the 2017 minor league campaign with .275 batting average, 50 RBIs, and 6 home runs from 110 starts.
  • Before debuting for Pirates, Cole began his 2019 season with the Indianapolis Indians of the minor league.    
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