28 Facts About Paul Goldschmidt

1. Paul Goldschmidt is married to Amy Goldschmidt whom he met as a freshman during his time in college.

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2. In 2012, Paul Goldschmidt played three times more the number of games he did in his rookie season.

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3. In 2011, Paul Goldschmidt was renamed player of the year by the Diamondbacks.

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4. In 2009, as a Junior, Paul Goldschmidt retained the Southland Conference Hitter of the year title and was further named Southland Player of the Year while being included in the third-team All-American.

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5. Paul Goldschmidt is a talented first baseman baseball player whose skills have earned him, among many other honors, five All-Star appearances while twice finishing runner-up for the Most Valuable Player Award.

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6. Paul Goldschmidt impressed immediately and took over the starting first baseman job in 2012.

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7. Paul Goldschmidt is the newest member of the St Louis Cardinals.

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8. Paul Goldschmidt could very well fall in love with the franchise.

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9. Paul Goldschmidt was a member of The Woodlands High School's 2006 Class 5A state championship team coached by Ron Eastman.

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10. Paul Goldschmidt is due $14.5 million in 2019, the last year on his contract.

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11. Paul Goldschmidt led the National League with 110 walks in 2016.

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12. Paul Goldschmidt is set to become a free agent after the 2019 MLB season.

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13. Paul Goldschmidt should enable the Cardinals to move Matt Carpenter across the diamond to third base, which in turn gives St Louis more options.

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14. Paul Goldschmidt provides the Cardinals with the sort of slugger their 88-win team lacked in 2018.

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15. Paul Goldschmidt leaves NL West—and Dodgers path to a 7th straight title gets easier.

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16. Paul Goldschmidt is a six-time All-Star, a four-time Silver Slugger and a three-time Gold Glove winner.

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17. Paul Goldschmidt was a high school senior, watching from the upper deck in Houston, when Albert Pujols blasted a titanic home run for the St Louis Cardinals in the 2005 National League Championship Series.

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18. Paul Goldschmidt goes to the Cardinals—and prayers go out to a couple of Cubs pitchers.

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19. Paul Goldschmidt is heading from the desert Southwest to the Gateway to the West.

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20. Paul Goldschmidt gives Cardinals face of franchise seven years after Albert Pujols left.

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21. Paul Goldschmidt was the Diamondbacks' franchise leader in slugging percentage and on-base percentage.

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22. In September 2013, Paul Goldschmidt graduated from University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science degree in management.

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23. Paul Goldschmidt met his future wife, Amy, during his freshman year at Texas State; they married in October 2010.

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24. Paul Goldschmidt is second on the Diamondback's all-time home run list.

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25. Paul Goldschmidt was again named to the NL All-Star Team, to play in San Diego where he went 0-for-3, recording a fielder's choice in the ninth inning.

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26. At the time of his 100th home run, Paul Goldschmidt was sixth on the Diamondbacks' all-time home run list.

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27. On June 10, 2015, Paul Goldschmidt hit his 100th career home run against Brett Anderson of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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28. Paul Goldschmidt collected one of only three hits for the National League team, and the only extra-base hit, when he doubled with two outs in the ninth inning.

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