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OccupationBaseball Player
EthnicityAfrican-American
NationalityAmerican
EducationWest Valley Community College,
Place of birthSanta Clara, California
CountryUnited States
Height6 Feet
AkaEric Thames

Eric Thames is a professional baseball player who plays for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB) as the position first baseman and outfielder. Prior to Milwaukee, he played for the NC Dinos and Baltimore Orioles. 

 

Eric Thames began his MLB career with Toronto Blue Jays. As of now, Thames has won several awards including KBO Golden Glove Award and KBO All-Star. Read more about his early life, education, career, net worth, and salary.

Eric Thames Early Life and Education

Eric Allyn Thames was born on November 10, 1986, in Santa Clara, California, to American parents. He attended Bellarmine College Preparatory where he started playing for its team as a third-string shortstop. Later, he became an All-League player for two years and also MVP during his senior year.

[ CAPTION: Eric Thames' childhood photos ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

After completing his primary education from the Bellarmine, he then joined West Valley Community College. However, he got transferred from West Valley to Pepperdine University in order to play for its team, Pepperdine Waves.  There he was named the West Coast Conference's MVP for batting .407 including 13 home runs.

Eric Thames Professional Career

Eric Thames began his professional career with Dunedin Blue Jays of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League. He played there for almost three years and made an MLB debut with Toronto Blue Jays. He came to limelight after he appeared 95 games for the Blue Jays finishing with batting .262, 12 home runs, and 37 RBIs.

[ CAPTION: Eric Thames playing for Toronto Blue Jays ][ SOURCE: Toronto ]

A year later, Thames was traded to the Seattle Mariners in 2012. However, he played with the team for only two seasons and was traded to Baltimore Orioles. Furthermore, he also played for the baseball team NC Dinos.

[ CAPTION: Eric Thames playing for Seattle Marines ][ SOURCE: Bleacher Report ]

In 2016, Eric Thames signed a three-year $16 million contract with Milwaukee Brewers. Since then, he has been serving for the team. Till the present context, he has collected many awards including, KBO MVP, KBO Golden Glove Award, KBO Batting Champion, KBO Runs Leader and so on.

Youtube: Eric Thames 2017 highlights

Eric Thames Personal Life

Eric Thames has been maintaining his professional career for years. However, when it's about personal life, he has kept himself away from the limelight. It's hard to believe; this talented personality is spending a single life.

He might be dating someone or married to someone which he does not want to share to media. He must be busy focusing on his career rather than being news headlines via his personal life.

Eric Thames Net Worth

KBO League MVP award-winning player, Eric Thames collects a huge amount of money from his baseball professions. At present, he makes $4 million salaries from the baseball team, Milwaukee Brewers. Besides, he also received decent money from the other baseball teams NC Dinos, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, and Baltimore Orioles.

[ CAPTION: Eric Thames playing for Brewers ][ SOURCE: Instagram ]

Talking about Eric Thames's cars collection, Thames owns in a couple of numbers of cars collection which include his Monster car, Ford f250 which price is more than $40k.

[ CAPTION: Eric Thames' monster truck ][ SOURCE: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ]

As of 2018, Eric Thames' net worth is under review but analyzing his baseball career; Eric Thames's net worth must in millions of dollars.

Updated On Wed Mar 14 2018 Published On Wed Mar 14 2018 By Rabin Lama

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