20 Facts About Tommy Edman


Thomas Hyunsu Edman was born on May 9,1995 and is an American professional baseball second baseman and shortstop for the St Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball.

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Tommy Edman played in their minor league system before making his MLB debut in 2019 and quickly becoming a part of their starting lineup, playing various infield and outfield positions.

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Tommy Edman won a Gold Glove Award as the National League's top defensive second baseman in 2021.

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Tommy Edman graduated from La Jolla Country Day School in San Diego, California, in 2013, where he was selected to an All-Academic Team.

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Tommy Edman attended Stanford University, where he played college baseball for the Stanford Cardinal.

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Tommy Edman was named a New York-Penn League All-Star with the Spikes.

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Tommy Edman began the 2018 season with Springfield, where he was named a Texas League All-Star.

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Tommy Edman was promoted to the Memphis Redbirds at the end of the season, helping them win the Pacific Coast League title.

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Tommy Edman was named a co-MVP of the PCL playoffs, along with teammate Randy Arozarena.

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Tommy Edman made his debut that night as a pinch hitter versus the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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Tommy Edman had the fastest sprint speed of all major league third basemen at 29.

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Tommy Edman was named to the roster to begin the summer camp in 2020 to prepare for the upcoming shortened season, and shortly after was announced as the starting third baseman.

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In 2021, Tommy Edman was named the club's starting second baseman after the departure of Kolten Wong and the acquisition of Nolan Arenado.

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Tommy Edman earned the Major League Baseball Player of the Week Award for the National League after batting.

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Tommy Edman appeared in 159 games for the 2021 season, slashing.

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Tommy Edman won the Gold Glove Award at second base, one of five Cardinals to win the award that year, an MLB record.

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Tommy Edman returned as the Cardinals' starting second baseman to open the 2022 season.

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Tommy Edman's father John played four years of college baseball at Williams College in Massachusetts, and is a teacher and varsity baseball coach at La Jolla Country Day School, Edman's alma mater.

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Tommy Edman's mother Maureen was born in South Korea and moved to the United States as a child.

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Tommy Edman has said “Obviously, as a baseball player, your goal is to win the World Series.

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