Aaron Michael Hicks is a Major League Baseball center fielder who currently plays for the New York Yankees. On April 1, 2013, he made his Major League Baseball debut with the Minnesota Twins.
Hicks was raised in Compton, California, and attended Woodrow Wilson Classical High School, where he excelled at baseball.
He also participated in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Urban Youth Academy, which was created to promote baseball in urban areas.
Aaron, a switch hitter, was picked in the first round of the 2008 MLB draft by the Minnesota Twins out of Wilson Classical High School in Long Beach, California.
Hicks was selected a 2008 Baseball America Rookie All-Star and the Twins’ top prospect in his first professional season. He batted
.318 for the Gulf Coast League Twins, with four home runs, 27 runs batted in, twelve stolen bases, and 28 walks, earning him a spot on the Gulf Coast League playoff All-Star team.
Hicks batted .251 for the Beloit Snappers in 2009, with four home runs, 29 RBIs, ten steals, and 40 walks. In 2010, he returned to Beloit and hit .279 with eight home runs.
In 2011, he hit .242 with five home runs for the Fort Myers Miracle. He hit .286 with 13 home runs for the New Britain Rock Cats in 2012. After being demoted from the major leagues in August, he batted .222 in AAA with the Rochester Red Wings in 2013.
How Old Is Aaron Hicks?
Aaron Hicks is 32 years old. He was born on October 2, 1989.