|occupation||Professional Baseball Pitcher|
|place_of_birth||Johnson City, Tennessee, United States|
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Daniel Norris is a professional baseball pitcher who plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball(MLB). Moreover, he also played for Toronto Blue Jays. He started minor league career in 2011. However, he started his major league career in 2014.
Daniel Norris was born on April 25, 1993, in Johnson City, Tennessee, United States. His parents are David Norris and Sandra Norris.
Daniel Norris's parents, source: i.ytimg.com
His parents owned a bicycle shop in Johnson City, Tennessee, for more than 80 years. Norris grew up along with his sibling sisters Amanda Haywood and Melanie Norris. Besides this, his education background is still unknown.
In 2011, The Blue Jays drafted Norris in the second round of 2011 MLB Draft. On July 26, 2013, Blue Jays minor league organization ranked his as the number 4 prospect. In 2012, he played for Rookie-Advanced Bluefield Blue Jays and Low-A Vancouver Canadians. Coming to 2013, he also played for Class-A Lansing Lugnuts and High-A Dunedin Blue Jays.
During his season in 2014 season, he earned a 3–0 record with an ERA of 0.80. Because of his excellent performance, he became the Pipeline Pitching Prospect of the Month on June 3, 2014. On June 24, 2014, he also appeared in All-Star Futures Game. In 2014 midseason update, he was announced as the Blue Jays' top prospect. Moreover, he was considered as a 25th overall prospect in baseball by Baseball America. Well, on September 3, he became First Team All-Stars of Baseball America.
In the starting of 2015, the Blue Jays called him as part of the September roster expansion. He played his first MBL match against Boston Red Sox. Furthermore, the manager announced him to play the major league on September 25. On January 21, 2015, the MBL named him as the third-best LHP prospect in baseball. Moreover, in the same year, MBL again announced him as the number 1 Blue Jays' prospect.
Coming to July 30, 2015, he moved to Detroit Tigers along with Matt Boyd in the place and Jairo Labourt in the place of David Price. He played his first match for Tigers on August 2. However, on August 19, 2015, he hit the home run in his first career plate appearance. After that, he became the first American League pitcher to do so.
Coming to 2016, Tiger announced that Norris would start his 2016 season on the disabled list. However, on May 11, 2016, he was recalled for the game. But he just played one-inning against the Baltimore Orioles on May 12. After that, he made his appearance in the match against Seattle Mariners and Minnesota Twins.
Daniel Norris is not married yet and having children is out of concern. Moreover, he is not dating anyone in his life. Furthermore, he hasn't faced any rumors regarding his love affairs. One of the delighted and young players, Norris is much more concerned towards his career.
Although he is not married yet and does not have any girlfriend, his sexuality is straight. He hasn't done or said anything that makes us feel doubt about his sexuality. He belongs to American nationality and falls under white ethnic group.
Professional baseball pitcher Daniel Norris has a good net worth and salary. His current net worth is $2 million and salary $514,500. His net worth and salary are sure to increase in upcoming days.