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Every Single Details You Need to Know About MLB Shortstop Dansby Swanson

MLB shortstop star Dansby Swanson complete Wikipedia, trade, contract, millions net worth, salary and girlfriend details.

All baseball fans who are die-hard follower of Major League Baseball are very well with a player’s stature Dansby Swanson. For those unaware, Dansby is a Major League Baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves in the United States (MLB). Swanson played college baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores at Vanderbilt University.

The 27 years old was drafted first overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft, then he was traded to the Atlanta Braves during the 2015–16 winter. In 2016, he made his MLB debut.

Dansby Swanson Wiki

Dansby Swanson was born on February 11, 1994, in Kennesaw, Georgia, to Cooter and Nancy (née Dansby) Swanson. Swanson grew up with two older siblings, Lindsey and Chase, in Marietta, Georgia.

Dansby Swanson Wikipedia

Number 7 star Dansby on Action! (Source: Instagram)

Atlanta Braves shortstop star father and brother were both collegiate baseball players, and his mother was a basketball and tennis player at the university level. Swanson’s younger sister was also a softball player.

Swanson was picked in the 38th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft by the Colorado Rockies, however he did not sign and instead attended Vanderbilt University.

Due to a broken bone in his foot and a damaged labrum in his non-throwing shoulder, he only appeared in 11 games as a freshman. The number 7 jersey belongs to Dansby Swanson, and  is 1.85 meters tall.

Atlanta Braves star was selected All-Southeastern Conference as a sophomore in 2014.He was voted the College World Series Most Outstanding Player after the Commodores defeated the Virginia Cavaliers in the 2014 College World Series. He was a finalist for the 2015 Golden Spikes Award, which is given yearly to the best college player in the country.

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Swanson had his finest overall season, hitting 27 home runs, driving in 88 runs, hitting 146 batters, and scoring 146 runs (78). He was hitting. 245 in the postseason with a home run, two RBIs, and a stolen base headed into Game 5 of the World Series.

Dansby Swanson Trade, Contract

In July 2021, Dansby Swanson was traded. Ender Inciarte, Aaron Blair, and Dansby Swanson were traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Shelby Miller and Gabe Speier.

See: Dansby Swanson 2021 Midseason Highlights

The Braves signed Dansby Swanson to a five-year, $80 million contract. Dansby’s contract, which will last until he’s 32, is worth about $18 million over five seasons.

The Braves might be able to get a minor discount by “buying out” his last arbitration season. The Braves would be lucky to sign Dansby for $80 million over five years, or $16 million each season.

It will be closer to five years, with a budget of $90 million and an average of $18 million every season. I’m not sure the Braves would extend Dansby now.

Dansby Swanson Net Worth

Dansby Swanson is one of the wealthiest baseball players and one of the most popular. Following his recent 1-year deal last year, the MLB star is said to earn a big salary of approximately $4 million, according to many estimations and publications

The numbers are only going to rise in the coming days, since he still has many years to give to his team.

Dansby Swanson Net Worth

Dansby Swanson Net Worth is $4 million. (Source: Instagram)

The Braves signed Dansby Swanson to a five-year, $80 million contract. Dansby’s contract, which will last until he’s 32, is worth about $18 million over five seasons.

Swanson signed with the Diamondbacks, receiving a $6.5 million, before his most recent contract, Dansby Swanson was on a one-year deal where he earned worth around $585,000. In addition, his overall earnings at this point amount $8.27 million.

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Prior to that, he was able to hit the $6.5 million mark thanks to his first-ever MLB contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is the thirteenth highest-paid player on the team at the moment.

Dansby Swanson Girlfriend

Swanson has been dating Mallory Pugh since December 2017.  Dansby Swanson met his girlfriend Mallory Pugh through a former teammate Jace Peterson, who is also Pugh’s brother-in-law.

Dansby Swanson with his girlfriend Mallory Pough. (Image Source: Instagram)

Fans of American sports must be familiar with the Atlanta Braves star’s girlfriend, who is also a popular football player. Mallory Pugh, Dansby Swanson’s partner, is a professional soccer player who presently for the Chicago Red Stars. She is also a talented footballer who has made it to the national team of the United States soccer team.

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Dansby’s dating life has gotten a lot of attention recently, and properly so, given his huge baseball achievements. The baseball player feels himself blessed to have a lovely partner named Mallory Pugh with whom he shares his personal life.

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