Andrew Jay Hinch popularly known as A. J. Hinch is an American professional baseball coach and former player who is the manager of the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. He was born on May 15, 1974, in Waverly, Iowa. Hich spent his childhood life in Iowa until he was eight when he moved to Oklahoma. He was drafted in the second round of the Major League Baseball draft but elected to attend Stanford University.
In 2002, Hinch was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the third round of the 1996 Major League Baseball Draft. He endorsed the Athletics in June 1996. He appeared with the Athletics in 1998 and stayed with the group through the 2000 season.
In the 2000-01 offseason, Hinch was exchanged to the Kansas City Royals with Ángel Berroa as a feature of a 3-group exchange that sent Ben Grieve from the Athletics to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Cory Lidle from the Devil Rays to the Athletics, Roberto Hernández from the Devil Rays to the Royals, and Johnny Damon and Mark Ellis to the Athletics from the Royals.
He was endorsed as a small-time free specialist with the Cleveland Indians, however, was bought by the Detroit Tigers from the Indians in March 2003.
How Tall is A. J. Hinch?
How Tall is A. J. Hinch? The manager for Detroit Tigers in the Major League Baseball, A. J. Hinch stands at a height of 1.85 m.