40 Facts About Troy Tulowitzki

1. Troy Tulowitzki married his high school sweetheart Danyll Gammon in 2009.

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2. Troy Tulowitzki enjoyed a stellar high school career before heading off to Long Beach State where he was a two-time All-Big West Conference selection.

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3. Troy Tulowitzki stayed close to home for college, playing three seasons of baseball at California State University, Long Beach.

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4. In 2016, Athlete, MLB's Troy Tulowitzki was named as one of the highest paid athletes in the world, landing himself on the 79th spot on Forbes list.

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5. In 2006, Troy Tulowitzki began his career after he was signed by the Colorado Rockies in 2005 having made the MLB Draft.

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6. Troy Tulowitzki is a professional baseball player who has become famous for playing in the  Major League Baseball for the  Toronto Blue Jays.

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7. Troy Tulowitzki played in just 66 games in 2017 for the Blue Jays and not at all last season after undergoing surgery on both heels.

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8. Troy Tulowitzki missed last season because of bone spurs in his right and left heels.

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9. Troy Tulowitzki is of Polish descent, and was born in Santa Clara, California.

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10. On December 11, 2018, Troy Tulowitzki was released by the Blue Jays.

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11. On May 13, 2016, Troy Tulowitzki hit his 200th career home run in a win over the Texas Rangers.

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12. Troy Tulowitzki played in all 5 games of the 2015 American League Division Series, batting.

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13. Troy Tulowitzki made his fifth All-Star team in 2015 as a replacement for the injured Dee Gordon.

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14. Troy Tulowitzki was placed on the 15-day disabled list and missed 25 games.

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15. Troy Tulowitzki was limited to 47 games, in which he batted.

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16. Troy Tulowitzki won his second consecutive Fielding Bible Award, as the best fielding shortstop in MLB.

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17. Troy Tulowitzki had one hit during the game, which was a single.

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18. On November 29, 2010, Troy Tulowitzki agreed to sign a six-year extension on top of the three years, with a fourth option year, remaining on his contract.

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19. Troy Tulowitzki earned his second Fielding Bible Award and first Gold Glove at shortstop.

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20. Troy Tulowitzki picked up his first Silver Slugger Award for his offensive prowess.

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21. Troy Tulowitzki placed fifth in voting for National League MVP for the second consecutive season.

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22. Troy Tulowitzki finished the 2010 season leading all MLB shortstops in home runs, RBIs (95), batting average (.

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23. Troy Tulowitzki was second in RBIs, triples (9), walks (73) and on-base plus slugging percentage (.

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24. Troy Tulowitzki was the second player in MLB history to hit for the cycle and record an unassisted triple play in a career.

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25. Troy Tulowitzki became the fifth Rockies player to hit for the cycle.

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26. Troy Tulowitzki had a career-high seven RBIs, which tied for the third-most RBIs in MLB history in a game for a player who hit for the cycle.

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27. Troy Tulowitzki recorded a career-high five hits during the game, as he went 5-for-5 with one RBI.

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28. On January 23, 2008, Troy Tulowitzki signed a six-year, $31-million contract extension with the Rockies.

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29. Troy Tulowitzki lost to Braun in the vote for the 2007 NL Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award, which was voted on by 488 major league players and 30 managers.

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30. Troy Tulowitzki came in second in the race for National League Rookie of the Year.

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31. Troy Tulowitzki entered spring training prior to the 2007 season competing with incumbent Rockies shortstop Clint Barmes for the starting role.

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32. Troy Tulowitzki made it to the big leagues after playing just 126 minor league games.

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33. Troy Tulowitzki had four at-bats and went hitless with three strikeouts.

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34. Troy Tulowitzki made his major league debut that day against the New York Mets.

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35. Troy Tulowitzki made his professional debut with the Modesto Nuts of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2005, and batted.

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36. Troy Tulowitzki accumulated 31 multi-hit games in his collegiate career.

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37. Troy Tulowitzki was named Fremont High Athlete of the Year in 2002.

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38. Troy Tulowitzki was twice named second team All-State in baseball, and was a three-time team most valuable player.

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39. Troy Tulowitzki earned four varsity letters in baseball and two in basketball.

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40. Troy Tulowitzki missed most of the 2017 season and all of the 2018 season with injuries, and the Blue Jays released him after the 2018 season.

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