Alex Dickerson was drafted in the 48th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft by the Washington Nationals, but he chose to attend Indiana University, where he played outfield and designated hitter for the Indiana Hoosiers baseball team from 2009 to 2011.
He played collegiate summer baseball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2009 and 2010.
Dickerson spent most of the 2011 season with the State College Spikes after signing for a $380,700 signing bonus, batting.313/.393/.493 with an.886 OPS (9th in the New York-Pennsylvania League) in 150 at-bats; his 16 doubles were second among all short-season players.
Dickerson batted for the Bradenton Marauders during the 2012 season. In 488 at-bats, he hit 295/.353/.451 with 31 doubles (4th in the league), 13 home runs (7th), and 90 RBIs (2nd), earning him the Florida State League Player of the Year, a post-season All-Star, and a MiLB organization All-Star.
Dickerson was selected in the third round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates and then traded to the San Diego Padres for Jaff Decker and Miles Mikolas on November 25, 2013.
Dickerson was moved to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Franklin Van Gurp on June 10, 2019, in one of the first moves made by new Giants general manager Farhan Zaidi.
He appeared in seven AAA Sacramento games. In his debut game with the Giants on June 21, he smacked a grand slam and had a career-high six runs batted in. In 155 at-bats with the Giants in 2019, he batted.290/.351/.529 with 28 runs, 6 home runs, and 26 RBIs.
How Old Is Alex Dickerson?
Alex is currently 31 years old.