Brandon Michael Crawford is an American professional baseball player who plays in the position of shortstop. He plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB) is currently associated with the San Francisco Giants and is the first player in MLB to hit a grand slam in a post season game, as a shortstop. Also, he is only the 6th player in MLB history to hit a grand slam in his first game at the Major League. After joining the San Francisco Giants in 2011, he has played with them for 6 seasons and has been awarded as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) for two times. As of 2016, he has signed another 6 year contract with the team which will see him in the club till 2021, if everything goes as planned.
Brandon Crawford was born on the 21st of January, 1987 in Mountain View, California, United States of America and was raised in a middle class family. He was raised in the Menlo Park area where as a child; he studied in an Elementary school. Growing up in San Francisco Bay Area, his whole family including himself is Giant fans and he had always wanted to play for the team since a young age. He played baseball as a child in school, and continued that sportsmanship into college. Apart from baseball, he also played basketball and football and received scholarship from the Foothill High School. He also grabbed sports merit for his further studies at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he was a regular member of the college baseball team. With good records and behavior, he played for several small teams too; including San Jose Giants and Connecticut Defenders, before signing up with S.F Giants. Brandon is an American by nationality and has got mixed ethnicity from America and Europe.
Being a player, it is of utmost importance for him to have a well-maintained physicality, along with strong mentality and a disciplined character. That includes following a healthy routine, regular exercise, proper diet and also not getting involved in any rash activity that might create a bad impression for him or his team. He has got a good height of 5 feet and 11 inches, with a body weight of 220 pounds, which he has maintained over serious physical training. He has been a regular member at the gym, and takes care with his physical as well as mental health and his other habits too. With a couple of shirtless pictures of his that can be found on the media, you can also search for those on his official Instagram account.
Because of his dedication and hard work towards achieving his dream, Crawford has achieved a huge success with his team. His performance and work rate has been increasing with every season, and his stats show his individual contribution towards the success of his team. With hard work and dedication, he has achieved huge fame as well as fan following and his 170 K followers on Twitter is the proof of his massive popularity. Such a popular athlete, it is very normal for him to have been involved in multiple relationships till now, but that doesn’t look like the case here, especially when there is not much to talk about his dating life. It seems like he had been married once with his girlfriend Jalynne Dantzscher, but it looks like they are not together now. During their time together, he and his wife didn’t have any kids and as of now, he is reportedly single.
In order to find out more about Crawford, you can check his professional scores, rankings and his average point per game in different web sites like ESPN.com, baseball-reference.com and others. In order to find out about his personal life; you can read is biography that is available in sites like Wikipedia. As of 2016, he has an estimated net worth value of $1 million US dollar and is paid well by his team too. Despite fake rumors of him being sexually gay, his sources have countered them all.