Marwin González Biography

Marwin González, a professional baseball utility player for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. In 2012, he debuted in the major leagues who played spent an important part of his life playing for the Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox. With the exception of catcher, González has played every position in MLB.

Early life

Marwin González was born on 14th March, 1989 in Puerto Ordaz, Bolivar, Venezuela. Mario Gonzalez was his father who was a baseball coach and scout. Marwin learned to play from his father who was his greatest motivator. Marwin Javier González has been praised for his outstanding performance and high grades since he was a toddler. González started high school when he was 16 years old. Marwin Javier González earned a bachelor’s degree from a public US state institution after graduating from high school.

Marwin González Career

On November 23, 2005, the Chicago Cubs signed González as an international free agent. He was a member of the Cubs’ farm system from 2006 through 2011, reaching Triple-A with the Iowa Cubs in 2011. Through 2008, he was an infielder, but in 2009, he began to play outfield. In the 2011 Rule 5 draught, the Boston Red Sox picked González from the Cubs and then traded him to the Houston Astros for pitcher Marco Duarte. He’s listed as 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) and 205 pounds (93 kg), and he’s a switch hitter who throws right-handed.

González was named to the Astros’ Opening Day roster in 2012. He appeared in 80 games with the Astros and 13 games for the Oklahoma City RedHawks in Triple-A. He batted.234 with Houston, hitting two home runs and driving in 12 runs (RBIs). González spent time between MLB (72 games) and Triple-A in 2013. (44 games). On April 2, with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, González broke up Yu Darvish’s perfect game bid for the Texas Rangers. He batted.221 with four home runs and 14 RBIs for Houston this season.

González spent the following five seasons in the Major League Baseball, all with the Houston Astros.  In 364 games between 2014 and 2016, he batted.268 with 31 home runs and 108 RBIs. He became the first player in MLB history to smash his first 25 home runs with no one on base. He ended the streak on May 6, 2016, when he hit a home run with Evan Gattis on second base. Marwin was a defensive infielder in 2012 and 2013, and then a defensive infielder and outfielder after that. He had played every position for Houston except pitcher and catcher at the end of the 2016 season.

Marwin González Biography

Real Name Marwin Javier González
Birth Date March 14, 1989
Age (as of 2021) 32 Years
Birth Place Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
Nationality Venezuelan
Profession Professional Baseball Player
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Pisces

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 92 kg  –  in Pounds –  205 lbs
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Athletic

Family

Father Mario González Sr.
Mother
Sister
Brother

Qualification/Education

School
College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Noel Gonzalez
Children Three

Personal life

In 2010, González married his wife Noel. The couple has three children and spends their off-seasons in Houston. They lead a very happy life together and spend many happy moments together along with their children

Marwin Gonzalez Net Worth

Marwin Javier González has a net worth of $10 million as a Venezuelan professional baseball player. He is learning quite a handsome amount thanks to his spectacular career. Apart from this, being a famous baseballer, he is surely getting sponsorship deals as well endorsements for various products as well.

Trivia

  • Through 2008, he was an infielder, but in 2009, he began to play outfield.
  • He was signed by the Chicago Cubs as an international free agent in 2005.
  • He became the only player in MLB history to hit his first 25 career home runs with no one on base.

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