Spencer Torkelson; MLB Draft, Family, Dating, Facts, Education

Published Date: 11 Jun, 2020 Updated date: 16 Jun, 2020 By Lucifer

As the 2020 MLB Draft has begun, Spencer Torkelson is fortunate to be associated with a giant team. The credit showed be upon his hard work and truest determination while committing to Arizona State University.

American baseball player Spencer Torkelson plays for MLB team Detroit Tigers. He went to become the first overall selection draft picked by the Tigers.

Spencer Torkelson Bio & Family

The athlete was born on 26 August 1999 in Petaluma, California to parents, Rick and Lori Torkelson. Talking about his education, he went to Casa Grande High School in Petaluma, California. At hight school baseball career, he hit .430 with 11 home runs and 99 runs batted in (RBI). Then, he went to Arizona State to play college baseball.

Spencer stands around a height of 6 feet inches (1.85m) tall and weighs around 215 pounds.

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Career: MLB Draft & More!

The 20-year-old has joined the biggest sporting events in Major League Baseball. In the 2020 MLB draft, the Detroit Tigers picked him in the first overall selection. The internet is taken by storm from the baseball prodigy joining Tigers expressed him on his social media accounts.

Before Tigers, he had committed to the Arizona States. As a freshman, he batted .320/.440/.743 with 25 home runs and 53 RBI over 55 games. With 25 home runs, he made a Pac-12 record as a freshman and also broke Barry Bonds’s school record. From then, he got associated with the U.S. collegiate national team.

During the 2018 and 2019 seasons, Spencer got the fortune to play collegiate summer baseball for the Chatham Anglers of the Cape Cod Baseball League. As a junior, he made six home runs amidst the COVID-19 shortened season.

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Is He Dating Anyone?

The most charming look in the baseball field has made some of his female fan followings go weak in their knees. However, it is not sure whether he is possibly dating someone or not. He has two Instagram posts with a girl to whom he prefers to call his best friend.

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He even posted a sweet Instagram post to her to celebrate her 20th birthday.

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Some Interesting Facts About Spencer Torkelson

  • Spencer has over 15.4K Instagram and more than 11.1K Twitter followers.
  • The athlete played baseball, football, and basketball in high school.
  • He is the recipient of the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Freshman of the Year, National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Freshman Hitter of the Year and the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year.
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