29 Facts About Corey Seager


Corey Drew Seager was born on April 27,1994, and nicknamed "Seags", is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball.

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Corey Seager was the 2016 National League Rookie of the Year and was an MLB All-Star in his first two seasons in the majors.

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Corey Seager was named the NL Championship Series Most Valuable Player and the World Series MVP while leading the Dodgers to the 2020 World Series title over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Corey Seager was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Jeff and Jody Seager.

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Corey Seager's oldest brother Kyle Seager was a third baseman who played for the Seattle Mariners.

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Corey Seager grew up a New York Yankees fan and idolized Derek Jeter.

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Corey Seager attended Northwest Cabarrus High School in Kannapolis, North Carolina.

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Corey Seager committed to attend the University of South Carolina on a college baseball scholarship.

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Corey Seager was promoted to the Great Lakes Loons of the Class A Midwest League for 2013.

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Corey Seager played for the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League after the 2013 regular season, and was selected to play in the AFL Fall Stars Game.

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Corey Seager played for the USA team at the 2014 All-Star Futures Game.

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Corey Seager was named the MVP of the California League for 2014.

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Corey Seager was selected to Baseball Americas minor league All-Star team.

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Corey Seager returned to the Desert Dogs in the AFL after the season and was awarded with a spot on the AFL Top Prospects List.

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Corey Seager received a non-roster invite to the Dodgers major league spring training in 2015.

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Corey Seager was the second player in the history of the Oklahoma City franchise to record six hits in one game.

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Corey Seager had two hits in four at-bats with two RBI in his debut, with his first MLB hit being a double to right field off of Colin Rea of the Padres.

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Corey Seager was the starting shortstop for the Dodgers in the first game of the 2015 National League Division Series, making him the youngest position player to start a postseason game in franchise history.

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Dodgers' Opening Day starting shortstop in 2016, Corey Seager became the youngest for the Dodgers since Gene Mauch in 1944.

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Corey Seager was the first Dodgers shortstop to do so since Kevin Elster in 2000, the youngest shortstop in major league history to accomplish that feat and the sixth youngest player overall.

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Corey Seager participated in the Home Run Derby and hit 15 homers, the second best total for a Dodgers player in Derby history, though he failed to advance past the first round.

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Corey Seager homered in the first inning of Game 1 of the 2016 National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals, becoming the youngest Dodgers player in history to hit a postseason home run.

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On June 20,2017, Corey Seager had his second career three-home run game, against the New York Mets.

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Corey Seager had six hits in 27 at-bats, including a home run and a double in the World Series, but the Dodgers lost the series in seven games to the Houston Astros.

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Corey Seager completed the 2020 regular season having played in 51 of 60 games and hit.

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Corey Seager attributed much of his hitting success during the season to being fully healthy, as partly evidenced by his career-best 93.

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Corey Seager was named MVP of the 2020 National League Championship Series, and was then named MVP of the 2020 World Series, while leading the Dodgers to their first championship since 1988.

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On September 26,2021, Corey Seager hit his 100th career home run off of Humberto Mejia of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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On December 1,2021, Corey Seager signed a 10-year, $325 million contract with the Texas Rangers.

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