47 Facts About Giancarlo Stanton

1. New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton is hit by a pitch thrown by starting pitcher Mike Fiers (not pictured) in the third inning.

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2. Miami Marlins star Giancarlo Stanton poses with his father prior to a game.

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3. Giancarlo Stanton listed the reasons that brought him to the New York Yankees' roster.

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4. Giancarlo Stanton made an instant splash with the Yankees, hitting.

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5. Giancarlo Stanton had his biggest at-bats to date as a Yankee end in a few more strikeouts.

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6. Giancarlo Stanton was good in his maiden Yankees season—but not in that award kind of way.

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7. Giancarlo Stanton made a full recovery, and resume his spot as one of the leading offensive players in the National League.

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8. Giancarlo Stanton began the first part of his career as Michael, until 2012 when he chose to revert back to his given name of Giancarlo.

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9. Giancarlo Stanton was focused on becoming a professional athlete and showed significant improvement after transferring to the Notre Dame and employing a baseball coach to help him hone his skill.

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10. On May 21, 2012, Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam off Jamie Moyer that traveled 462 feet with an off-bat speed of 122.4 MPH, the fastest since ESPN's began tracking.

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11. Giancarlo Stanton began his career for the Gulf Coast League Marlins, but quickly advanced to the Single-A short season New York–Penn League, playing for the Jamestown Jammers.

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12. Giancarlo Stanton graduated from Notre Dame High School, before he was selected by the Marlins in the 2007 MLB draft.

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13. Giancarlo Stanton has hit eight of the 10 hardest homers this season.

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14. New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton could very well have another MVP-caliber performance in his first season in the Bronx.

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15. On Sunday, Giancarlo Stanton went hitless in seven at-bats while striking out five times.

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16. Giancarlo Stanton actually could have been running out onto that Miami Dolphins end zone if he had chosen to pursue his first love, football.

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17. Giancarlo Stanton will earn $2,853.88 per hour during the span of his 13-year contract.

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18. Giancarlo Stanton could buy between 619 and 2,167 acres of Caribbean islands.

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19. Giancarlo Stanton is the ninth youngest player to reached 300 career home runs.

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20. Giancarlo Stanton was already a God in Miami and now he is adding New York to his portfolio and his fame will exponentially increase with every homer and public appearance.

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21. Giancarlo Stanton was shipped to the Yankees as part of new Marlins President and part-owner Derek Jeters roster revamping, which blessed the  Bronx Bombers with one of the most dangerous lineups in the history of the game.

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22. Giancarlo Stanton led off the bottom of the inning, and he absolutely crushed a hanging slider from Blake Treinen.

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23. Giancarlo Stanton is hoping to compete a full season without missing games due to injury.

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24. Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton takes center stage at the 2017 All-Star Game, since it takes place at his home ballpark.

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25. Giancarlo Stanton was right behind him, with 76 barrels this season.

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26. Giancarlo Stanton describes his reaction to being hit by his home run ball at Fenway Park.

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27. Giancarlo Stanton was so dedicated to sports that he never had time to misbehave.

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28. Giancarlo Stanton told the Palm Beach Post that his parents gave his siblings, Kairice and Egidio, unique names.

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29. Giancarlo Stanton was selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in 2012 and 2014.

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30. Giancarlo Stanton goes deep for the 2nd day in a row, and the Yankees are off and rolling in The Bronx.

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31. Giancarlo Stanton would play in left field, Judge would handle right field, while Harper would play between them in center.

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32. Giancarlo Stanton would play in left field, Judge would handle right field, while.

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33. Giancarlo Stanton will likely split his time between the outfield and DH in 2019.

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34. Giancarlo Stanton hit the home run versus Ty Blach and had homered in five consecutive games, setting another franchise record.

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35. Giancarlo Stanton was selected to the National League team in the All-Star Game, his fourth selection, played at Marlins Park.

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36. On May 15, 2015, Giancarlo Stanton hit a 474-foot line drive to center field which landed in the camera well in Marlins Park.

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37. On November 17, 2014, the Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton agreed to a 13-year, $325 million extension, the most lucrative contract in sports history.

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38. Giancarlo Stanton hit his 154th career home run with the Marlins, tying the franchise career record with Dan Uggla.

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39. On May 21, 2012, Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam off Jamie Moyer that traveled 462 feet with an off-bat speed of 122.4 MPH, the fastest since ESPN's Home Run Tracker began tracking.

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40. In 2011, Giancarlo Stanton battled through leg and eye injuries which kept him from being a consistent hitting threat in the Marlins lineup.

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41. Giancarlo Stanton is just the second Marlin with five hits and four RBI in the same game, joining Gary Sheffield, who did it on September 17, 1995 at Colorado.

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42. Giancarlo Stanton went 3-for-5 with two infield singles and scored twice in the debut.

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43. Giancarlo Stanton began the 2009 season with the Jupiter Hammerheads of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League, where he batted.

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44. Giancarlo Stanton received an invitation to the 2009 Marlins' spring training.

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45. Giancarlo Stanton was the Yankees' primary DH last season, while Ellsbury sat out the.

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46. Giancarlo Stanton was the primary designated hitter but saw outfield time.

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47. Giancarlo Stanton already has at least nine more years under contract, although he came over in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

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