Dansby Swanson is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Atlanta Braves of MLB. He was born on 11 February 1994, in Kennesaw, Georgia.
28-year-old Swanson is 6’1″ (1.85 m) tall and weighs 86 kg (190 lb), he bats right and throws right.
Dansby Swanson’s college career was full of ups and downs. During the 2013 season with the Commodores, Swanson was limited to only 11 games, four of which he started at shortstop.
Dansby had a broken bone in his foot that kept him on the sidelines for six weeks. When he returned from that injury, he suffered a torn glenoid labrum.
During the offseason, Swanson underwent shoulder surgery and exercised to prepare for his sophomore season in 2014.
He hit his first collegiate home run on February 28 in the fifth inning of Vanderbilt’s 4–1 win over Stanford.
Despite the fact that Vanderbilt was fired off from the 2014 SEC Tournament by Ole Miss, Swanson the rest of the club actually secured a compartment in that year’s NCAA tournament.
Dansby Swanson Parents: Meet Cooter Swanson And Nancy Swanson
Dansby Swanson was born to Cooter Swanson and Nancy Swanson who were college athletes at Troy University. His father, Cooter Swanson played baseball and served as an assistant coach for the Trojans.
Dansby’s mother, Nancy Swanson also played basketball and tennis while at Troy University.