Aaron Michael Nola is an American of Italian descent and a professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of the Major League Baseball(MLB). Nola was born on June 4, 1993, to parents A.J and Stacie Nola in Baton Rouge, Louisiana alongside his elder brother Austin Nola. He is an Evangelical Christian.
Nola started playing baseball at age nine(9). He was his brother, Austin played in baseball tournaments and his passion for the game was developed. As a youngster, Nola used to watch himself in a mirror while he mimick a pitching style. Nola played Little League Baseball with his father, A.J as his coach.
Nola played for Catholic High School in Baston, Rouge. He suffered some injuries during his high school junior year. He made two state playoff appearances. Nola returned to pitch the Catholics to the state finals after missing one month of play due to a hernia.
As a senior, he was named Mr. Baseball by Louisiana sports journalists for being the top player in the state. Across his varsity baseball career, Nola posted a 21–2 win-loss record and 214 strikeouts in 152 innings.
Nola played at the Louisiana State University where he majored in sports management. Nola finished his freshman season in 2012 with a 7–4 record and a 3.61 earned run average (ERA) and 89 strikeouts.
He continued to play better in his second year where he broke and set a few records like becoming the first LSU pitcher to shutout an SEC team since Kevin Gausman in 2011 against Alabama.
How Old Is Aaron Nola?
Nola is a 28-year-old pitcher who signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2014 where he has had an amazing career so far. The 28-year-old who will be 29 this year is referred to as the Phillies’ Ace for his outstanding pitching record.