Eric Haase is an American professional baseball catcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut in 2018 for the Cleveland Indians.
Even though Haase did not initially make the varsity team during his freshman year at Divine Child High School in Dearborn, Michigan, he was included on the roster when Divine Child went to the state playoffs. This occurred in 2008. Haase was a student at Divine Child High School.
Haase won his first state high school baseball championship during that season, even though he was used primarily as a courtesy runner.
In 2010, while he was a junior at Divine Child, he and the team won another state championship. This time, he played third base most of the time.
During that season, he had a batting average of .454, along with eight home runs, 15 doubles, and 47 RBI (RBI).
Haase was honored by Gatorade as the High School Baseball Player of the Year for the state of Michigan while he was in his senior year of high school.
After batting.495 with 14 home runs and 54 RBI in 2011, he was honored with the title of Mr. Baseball in the state of Michigan.
Eric Haase Parents: Meet Don and Lori Haase
Professional baseball player Eric Haase was born to his parents, Don Haase (father) and Lori Haase (mother).
The pole barn that had housed 12 cars was repurposed by Haase’s father into a batting cage so that his son could practice hitting hard and develop his skills as a powerful batter.
As Haase and his family were growing up, they were avid fans of the Major League Baseball team the Detroit Tigers.